Set Up Screen Lock - Nexus 7

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.
  • A pattern, PIN or password must be set up to turn on factory reset protection.
    Note Changing screen lock to 'Swipe' turns off this feature.

 

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Apps icon > Settings Settings icon > Security Security icon.
  2. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, pattern or facial scan.
    Note If prompted to add a Google TM account:
  3. Tap one of the following:
    Swipe
    Pattern
    PIN
    Password

 

Swipe

Slide across the screen to lock device.

 

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Pattern

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

  1. Tap Next.
  2. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least four dots) then tap Continue.
  3. Draw the same pattern again then tap Confirm.
  4. If presented, tap OK.

 

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PIN

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

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4-16 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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