Set Up Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

Note Notes:

  • If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, some screen lock options may be unavailable.
  • These steps can also be utilized to change your current screen lock setting.

 

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Applications icon (lower right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Lock screen.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  5. Tap 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.
  2. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm.
  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 -16 digits) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.

 

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Password

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

  1. Enter a password (4 -16 characters) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK.

 

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Fingerprint

Note Notes:

  • A fingerprint is utilized to unlock the device. For the fingerprint scanner to operate, hands must be clean and free of moisture, dirt, oil, lotion, dyes, etc.
  • Refer to Fingerprint for additional Fingerprint options.
  1. Review the Disclaimer then tap OK.
  2. From the Register fingerprint screen, swipe your finger 8 times down the pad located at the bottom (as shown in the on-screen tutorial).
    Note Swipe entire finger pad from base to tip of finger across the home key.
    Note Keep finger flat against the home key and swipe slowly.
    Note Indicators turn green when successful.
  3. Set a backup Password.

 

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