Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 - Change Device Password

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

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps icon Apps icon > Settings > Lock screen and security.
  2. Tap Screen lock type.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, pattern or fingerprint.
  3. 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. Draw the same pattern again then tap Confirm.
  3. From the Set backup PIN prompt, enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Done.
  4. From the Confirm PIN prompt, re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  5. Select the display option for the lock screen then tap DONE.

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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 Done.
  2. From the Confirm PIN prompt, re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  3. Select the display option for the lock screen then tap DONE.

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Password

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

  1. Enter a password (4 to 16 characters) then tap Continue.
  2. From the Confirm password prompt, re-enter the password then tap OK.\
  3. Select the display option for the lock screen then tap DONE.

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Fingerprints

Note Notes:

  • To use your fingerprints to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password.
  • A fingerprint is utilized to unlock the device.
  • For the fingerprint scanner to operate, hands must be clean and free of moisture, dirt, oil, lotion, dyes, etc.
  • A maximum of four fingerprints can be saved on the device.

  1. Tap Fingerprints.
    Note If presented, enter a pattern, PIN, or password.
  2. If presented with the Create password prompt, enter a pattern, PIN, or password to use as an alternative to your fingerprint then tap Continue.
  3. From the Confirm prompt, re-enter the pattern, PIN, or password then tap OK.
  4. Using on-screen prompts as a guide, place finger on the Home button (oval button located below the display) and lift multiple times until complete.
  5. Select the display option for the lock screen then tap DONE.

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