Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung Galaxy S7

Android 6.0

I can't start my Samsung Galaxy S7 Android 6.0

Cause 6 of 7: The phone lock code is turned on

When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your phone.

Solution: Turn off phone lock code.

Step 1 of 14

Find "Screen lock type"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 14

Find "Screen lock type"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 14

Find "Screen lock type"

Press Lock screen and security.

Step 4 of 14

Find "Screen lock type"

Press Screen lock type.

Step 5 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press Fingerprints.

Step 6 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create the selected phone lock code.

Step 7 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Slide your finger across the screen to connect at least four points and press CONTINUE.

Step 8 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Repeat the selected phone lock code and press CONFIRM.

Step 9 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.

Step 10 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press the required setting.

Step 11 of 14

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press DONE.

Step 12 of 14

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.

Step 13 of 14

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None and follow the instructions on the screen to turn off use of phone lock code.

Step 14 of 14

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Screen lock type"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Lock screen and security.
Press Screen lock type.

2 Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press Fingerprints.
Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create the selected phone lock code.
Slide your finger across the screen to connect at least four points and press CONTINUE.
Repeat the selected phone lock code and press CONFIRM.
Follow the instructions on the screen to add your fingerprint.
Press the required setting.
Press DONE.

3 Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.
Press None and follow the instructions on the screen to turn off use of phone lock code.

4 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

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