Set Up Screen Lock - Samsung Galaxy Tab® S 10.5

Note Notes:

  • If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, some screen lock options (e.g., 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 icon Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Lock screen.
  2. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, pattern or scan fingerprint.
    Note If prompted to add a GoogleTM account:
  3. Tap one of the following:

 

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. Draw the same pattern again then tap CONFIRM.
  3. From the Set backup PIN prompt, enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Done.
  4. From the Confirm PIN prompt, re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  5. 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 access the device.

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Done.
  2. From the Confirm PIN prompt, 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 to 16 characters) then tap CONTINUE.
  2. From the Confirm password prompt, 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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Fingerprint

Note A fingerprint scan is captured then utilized to access 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) 8 times.
  3. From the Create password prompt, enter a password (4 to 16 characters) to use as an alternative to your fingerprint then tap Continue.
  4. From the Confirm password prompt, re-enter the password then tap OK.
  5. If prompted, select one of the following then tap DONE:
    • Show content
    • Hide content
    • Do not show notifications

 

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