Samsung Galaxy A8 2018

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018

Android 7.1

Turn use of phone lock code on your Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Android 7.1 on or off

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The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your phone (such as pictures and messages). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

Step 1 of 15

Find "Lock screen and security"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Step 2 of 15

Find "Lock screen and security"

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 15

Find "Lock screen and security"

Press Lock screen and security.

Step 4 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press Fingerprint Scanner.

Step 5 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press CONTINUE.

Step 6 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press the required setting and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.

Step 7 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.

Step 8 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press DONE.

Step 9 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press the indicator next to the required settings.

Step 10 of 15

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press DONE.

Step 11 of 15

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.

Step 12 of 15

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

Step 13 of 15

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press REMOVE DATA.

Step 14 of 15

Turn off use of phone lock code

Press REMOVE.

Step 15 of 15

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1. Find "Lock screen and security"

Slide your finger downwards starting from the top of the screen.
Press the settings icon.
Press Lock screen and security.

2. Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Press Fingerprint Scanner.
Press CONTINUE.
Press the required setting and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.
Press DONE.
Press the indicator next to the required settings.
Press DONE.

3. Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.
Press None.
Press REMOVE DATA.
Press REMOVE.

4. Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.