Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

You can't start up your phone - Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Cause 2 of 5: The phone lock code is turned on

The phone lock code is used to protect your phone from unauthorised use. If the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be entered every time you turn on your phone.

Solution: Turn off the phone lock code.

Step 1 of 20

Find "Configure lock screen"

Press Apps.

Step 2 of 20

Find "Configure lock screen"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 20

Find "Configure lock screen"

Press Location and security.

Step 4 of 20

Find "Configure lock screen"

Press Configure lock screen.

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Step 5 of 20

Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Create lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.
Create lock code using a password, go to 2c.
Turn off use of lock code, go to2d.

Step 6 of 20

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.

Step 7 of 20

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

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

Step 8 of 20

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Continue.
Repeat the selected lock code to confirm.

Step 9 of 20

2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Confirm.

Step 10 of 20

2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.

Step 11 of 20

2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Key in the required lock code and press Continue.

Step 12 of 20

2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Key in the lock code again and press OK.

Step 13 of 20

2c - Create lock code using a password

Press Password.

Step 14 of 20

2c - Create lock code using a password

Key in the required lock code and press Continue.

Step 15 of 20

2c - Create lock code using a password

Key in the lock code again and press OK.

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Step 16 of 20

2d - Turn off use of lock code

If the lock code is a pattern:
Draw the current lock code.

Step 17 of 20

2d - Turn off use of lock code

If the lock code is a PIN:
Key in the current lock code and press Continue.

Step 18 of 20

2d - Turn off use of lock code

If the lock code is a password:
Key in the current lock code and press Continue.

Step 19 of 20

2d - Turn off use of lock code

Press Off or Unsecure to turn use of lock code off.

Step 20 of 20

Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

1 Find "Configure lock screen"

Press Apps.
Press Settings.
Press Location and security.
Press Configure lock screen.

2 Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Create lock code using a pattern, go to 2a.
Create lock code using a PIN, go to 2b.
Create lock code using a password, go to 2c.
Turn off use of lock code, go to2d.
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3 2a - Create lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.
Press and drag a point to connect at least four points.
Press Continue.
Repeat the selected lock code to confirm.
Press Confirm.

4 2b - Create lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.
Key in the required lock code and press Continue.
Key in the lock code again and press OK.

5 2c - Create lock code using a password

Press Password.
Key in the required lock code and press Continue.
Key in the lock code again and press OK.

6 2d - Turn off use of lock code

If the lock code is a pattern:
Draw the current lock code.
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If the lock code is a PIN:
Key in the current lock code and press Continue.
If the lock code is a password:
Key in the current lock code and press Continue.
Press Off or Unsecure to turn use of lock code off.

7 Exit

Press the home icon to return to standby mode.

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