Using a Password Lock

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) on Android 6.0.1

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Your device can be secured with a password making it so no one can get into your device without entering your password. If you forget your password you will have to reset your device and you will lose any information that is not backed up.

  1. Step 1/12

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/12

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/12

    Scroll to Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  4. Step 4/12

    Tap Lock screen and security.

    The indicator is towards the left.
  5. Step 5/12

    Tap Screen lock type.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  6. Step 6/12

    Select Password.

    The indicator is in the center.
  7. Step 7/12

    Enter your Password.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  8. Step 8/12

    Tap CONTINUE.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  9. Step 9/12

    Confirm your Password.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  10. Step 10/12

    Tap OK.

    The indicator is towards the right.
  11. Step 11/12

    Tap DONE.

    The indicator is towards the bottom.
  12. Step 12/12
    Step 12 of 12:

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