Change Device Password - Pixel / Pixel™ XL, Phone by Google

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

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Security & location Security & location settings icon.
  3. From the Device security section, tap Screen lock Settings icon.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  4. 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. Re-draw the pattern then tap CONFIRM.
  3. 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. 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. 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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