Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

Turn use of phone lock code on or off - Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

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The phone lock code protects the contents of your phone from unauthorised use. When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

Step 1 of 24

Find "Screen lock type"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.

Step 2 of 24

Find "Screen lock type"

Press Lock screen and security.

Step 3 of 24

Find "Screen lock type"

Press Screen lock type.

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+
Step 4 of 24

Select option

You can create several types of phone lock codes. The steps below describe three examples:
Create phone lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create phone lock code using your fingerprint, go to 2b.
Create phone lock code using a PIN, go to 2c.

Step 5 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.

Step 6 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.

Step 7 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press CONTINUE.
Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.

Step 8 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press CONFIRM.

Step 9 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Key in a four-digit PIN and press CONTINUE.

Step 10 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Key in the PIN again and press OK.

Step 11 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press the required setting.

Step 12 of 24

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press DONE.

Step 13 of 24

2b - Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Press Fingerprints.
Follow the instructions on the display to add a fingerprint.

Step 14 of 24

2b - Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Key in a password and press CONTINUE.

Step 15 of 24

2b - Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Key in the password again and press OK.

Step 16 of 24

2b - Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Press the required setting.

Step 17 of 24

2b - Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Press DONE.

Step 18 of 24

2c - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.

Step 19 of 24

2c - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the required phone lock code and press CONTINUE.

Step 20 of 24

2c - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

Step 21 of 24

2c - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press the required setting.

Step 22 of 24

2c - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press DONE.

Step 23 of 24

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

Step 24 of 24

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Screen lock type"

Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Lock screen and security.
Press Screen lock type.

2. Select option

You can create several types of phone lock codes. The steps below describe three examples:
Create phone lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create phone lock code using your fingerprint, go to 2b.
Create phone lock code using a PIN, go to 2c.
Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

3. 2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.
Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.
Press CONTINUE.
Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.
Press CONFIRM.
Key in a four-digit PIN and press CONTINUE.
Key in the PIN again and press OK.
Press the required setting.
Press DONE.

4. 2b - Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Press Fingerprints.
Follow the instructions on the display to add a fingerprint.
Key in a password and press CONTINUE.
Key in the password again and press OK.
Press the required setting.
Press DONE.

5. 2c - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.
Key in the required phone lock code and press CONTINUE.
Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.
Press the required setting.
Press DONE.

6. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

7. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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