Using a Pattern Lock

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Android 7.0.0

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Your device can be secured using a pattern that you draw on the lock screen. No one will be able to get into your device without knowing the pattern. If you forget your pattern you will have to reset your device and you will lose any information that is not backed up.

  1. Step 1/13

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/13

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/13

    Scroll to Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/13

    Tap Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  5. Step 5/13

    Tap Screen lock type.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 6/13

    Tap Pattern.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  7. Step 7/13

    Enter your pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  8. Step 8/13

    Tap CONTINUE.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  9. Step 9/13

    Confirm your pattern.

    The indicator is in the center.
  10. Step 10/13

    Tap CONFIRM.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
  11. Step 11/13

    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  12. Step 12/13

    Tap LATER.

    The indicator is in the bottom left.
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    Step 13 of 13:

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