Set Up Screen Lock - Nexus 6™

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, navigate: Apps Menu button > Settings > Security.
  2. From the Screen security section, tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current pattern, PIN or password.
  3. Tap one of the following:

 

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Pattern

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

  1. From the Encryption (factory reset protection) screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
    • Require pattern to start device
    • No thanks
  2. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap CONFIRM.
  3. If presented, select one of the following then tap DONE.
    • Show all notification content
    • Hide sensitive notification content
    • Don't show notifications at all

 

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PIN

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

  1. From the Encryption (factory reset protection) screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
    • Require PIN to start device
    • No thanks.
  2. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Continue continue.
  3. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap Next.
  4. If presented, select one of the following then tap DONE.
    • Show all notification content
    • Hide sensitive notification content
    • Don't show notifications at all

 

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Password

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

  1. From the Encryption (factory reset protection) screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
    • Require password to start device
    • No thanks
  2. Enter a password (4 to 16 digits) then tap Continue Menu button.
  3. Re-enter the password then tap Continue.
  4. If presented, select one of the following then tap DONE.
    • Show all notification content
    • Hide sensitive notification content
    • Don't show notifications at all

 

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