Samsung Galaxy Note® 4 - Set Up Screen Lock

Note Notes:

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

 

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. From the Device section, tap Lock screen.
  3. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, pattern or fingerprint scan.
  4. 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.
  4. If prompted, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Do not show notifications

 

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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.
  • A maximum of three fingerprints can be saved on the device.

 

  1. If presented, read the Disclaimer then tap OK.
  2. Using on-screen prompts as a guide, swipe finger downward over the Home button (oval button located below the display) 10 times.
    Note Swipe screen straight to ensure highest accuracy.
  3. Tap Done or Enhance (located on the bottom).
  4. From the Create password prompt, enter a password (4 to 16 characters) to use as an alternative to your fingerprint then tap CONTINUE.
  5. From the Confirm password prompt, re-enter the password then tap OK.
  6. If prompted, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Do not show notifications

 

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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.
  3. If prompted, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Do not show notifications

 

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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.
  3. If prompted, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Do not show notifications

 

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