Changing Lock Screen Security

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on Android 7.0.0

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Setting up a lock on your device will help keep your information secure. A screen lock will prevent others from getting into your device unless they have the necessary credentials. If your device is requesting a PUK code, you need to contact your carrier to unlock your device. Removing your security lock will allow anyone to be able to unlock your device.

  1. Step 1/7

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/7

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/7

    Scroll to Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/7

    Tap Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  5. Step 5/7

    Tap Screen lock type.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 6/7

    Tap a screen lock option and follow the prompts.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/7
    Step 7 of 7:

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