Change Device Password - Samsung Galaxy J1™

Note If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, some screen lock options may be unavailable.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps Menu button > Settings > Lock screen.
  2. 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. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap CONTINUE.
  2. Draw the pattern again then tap CONFIRM.
  3. Enter a backup PIN (4-8 numbers) and tap CONTINUE.
  4. Confirm the PIN and tap OK.
  5. 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. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap CONTINUE.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  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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Password

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

  1. Enter a password (4 to 16 digits) then tap CONTINUE.
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK.
  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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