Set Up Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy S® III 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 (at the bottom).
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. Tap Lock screen.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented with 'This device does not have a Google account associated with it...', tap Add Google account now to setup the account before proceeding to step 5. If desired to proceed to step 5 without setting up a Google account, tap Continue.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  5. Tap one of the following:
    Swipe
    Face Unlock (start with step 5)
    Face and Voice (start with step 5)
    Pattern
    PIN
    Password
    None

 

 Pattern

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

  1. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm.
  3. If presented, tap OK.
    Note If prompted, set backup PIN

 

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PIN

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

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4-8 digits) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  3. If presented, 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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