Set Up Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy S®4 mini

Note Notes:

  • If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, some screen lock options (e.g., face unlock, pattern, PIN) may be unavailable.
  • These steps can also be utilized to change your current screen lock setting.

 

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps (lower-right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Personal section, tap Lock screen.
  4. From the Screen security section, tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  5. Select one of the following:

 

Pattern

Note An unlock pattern is created then utilized to unlock the device.

  1. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Continue (lower-right).
  2. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm (lower-right).
  3. Set a backup PIN.

 

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PIN

Note A PIN is created then utilized to unlock the device.

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Continue (lower-right).
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK (lower-right).

 

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Password

Note A password is created then utilized to unlock the device.

  1. Enter a password (4 to 16 characters) then tap Continue (lower-right).
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK (located in the lower-right).

 

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