Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Samsung Galaxy S Advance

Turn use of phone lock code on or off - Samsung Galaxy S Advance

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The phone lock code protects the contents of your phone from unauthorised use. If the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be keyed in when you turn on your phone. Follow these instructions to turn use of phone lock code on or off.

Step 1 of 20

Find "Location and security"

Press Applications.

Step 2 of 20

Find "Location and security"

Press Settings.

Step 3 of 20

Find "Location and security"

Press Location and security.

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Step 4 of 20

Choose option

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

Step 5 of 20

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Set up screen lock.

Step 6 of 20

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Pattern.

Step 7 of 20

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

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

Step 8 of 20

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Continue.
Repeat the selected phone lock code to confirm.

Step 9 of 20

2a - Create phone lock code using a pattern

Press Confirm.

Step 10 of 20

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press Set up screen lock.

Step 11 of 20

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press PIN.

Step 12 of 20

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.

Step 13 of 20

2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

Step 14 of 20

2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Press Set up screen lock.

Step 15 of 20

2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Press Password.

Step 16 of 20

2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.

Step 17 of 20

2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

Step 18 of 20

2d - Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Change screen lock.
Key in your phone lock code.

Step 19 of 20

2d - Turn off use of phone lock code

Press None.

Step 20 of 20

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "Location and security"

Press Applications.
Press Settings.
Press Location and security.

2. Choose option

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

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

4. 2b - Create phone lock code using a PIN

Press Set up screen lock.
Press PIN.
Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.
Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

5. 2c - Create phone lock code using a password

Press Set up screen lock.
Press Password.
Key in the required phone lock code and press Continue.
Key in the phone lock code again and press OK.

6. 2d - Turn off use of phone lock code

Press Change screen lock.
Key in your phone lock code.
Press None.

7. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.