Opening The Lock For First Time : Accurately align the nymber 0-0-0/0-0-0-0 with the line on the face ofof the Lock. Lift the Shackle. To Set Your Own Combination : 1. Turn The Shackle 180 so that the notch on the Shackle is aligned with opening on the boby. Press Doe Down the Shackle. ( Fig.1) 2. Turn The Shackle 90 or More in either direction and turn the dials to set your Personal Combination. (Fig.2) 3. Turn the Shackle back so that it is 180 form the locking position ( Fig .1). Pull up the shackle and your is now ready to use.