Samsung Galaxy Tab E (8.0) - Manage Screen Lock Settings

Note Here's how to check what software version your device is running.

  1. From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
    Note These instructions only apply to the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen.
    Note For software version 7.1.1 or earlier, navigate: Settings > Lock screen and security.
  3. Tap Secure lock settings.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
  4. Configure any of the following:
    Note Depending upon the screen lock type, the options presented may vary.
    • Make pattern visible
      Note Tap to to turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    • Lock automatically
      • Immediately
      • 5 seconds
      • 15 seconds
      • 30 seconds
      • 1 minute
      • 2 minutes
      • 5 minutes
      • 10 minutes
      • 30 minutes
    • Lock instantly with power key
      Note Tap to to turn on or off.
    • Auto factory reset
      Note Tap to to turn on or off.
    • Lock network and security
      Note Tap to to turn on or off.
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