LG G6™ - Set Up Screen Lock

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: Settings Settings Icon > Lock screen & security.
  2. Tap Select screen lock.
    Note If prompted to add a Google account: Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  3. Tap one of the following:

Swipe

Swipe the Lock icon up to unlock the device.

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Knock Code

Note An unlock knock code is created to access the device.

  1. Select Require knock code to turn on phone then tap Continue (located in the lower-right).
    Note Selected when the circle is filled in.
  2. Tap Next.
  3. Tap the screen to set the pattern then tap Done (located in the lower-right).
    Note The knock code must be at least 6 taps and in 3 different squares.
  4. Tap the screen to confirm the pattern then tap Confirm (located in the lower-right).
  5. Select an option then tap OK:
    • Show all notifications
    • Hide sensitive only
    • Hide all notifications
  6. If prompted for a Fingerprint lock tap Later.

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Pattern

Note An unlock pattern is created to access the device.

  1. Select Require pattern to turn on phone then tap Continue (located in the lower-right).
    Note Selected when the circle is filled in.
  2. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Next.
  3. Draw the same pattern again then tap Confirm.
  4. If presented, select an option then tap OK:
    • Show all notifications
    • Hide sensitive only
    • Hide all notifications

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PIN

Note A PIN is created to access the device.

  1. Select Require PIN to turn on phone then tap Continue (located in the lower-right).
    Note Selected when the circle is filled in.
  2. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Next.
  3. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  4. If presented, select an option then tap OK:
    • Show all notifications
    • Hide sensitive only
    • Hide all notifications

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Password

Note A password is created to access the device.

  1. Select Require password to turn on phone then tap Continue (located in the lower-right).
    Note Selected when the circle is filled in.
  2. If presented with the "Password policy" screen, tap OK.
  3. Enter a password (4 to 16 characters) then tap Next.
  4. Re-enter the password then tap OK.
  5. If presented, select an option then tap OK:
    • Show all notifications
    • Hide sensitive only
    • Hide all notifications

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Fingerprints

Note A fingerprint is created to access the device.

  1. Tap Next.
  2. Select a second way to unlock the phone:
  3. If presented, select an option then tap OK:
    • Show all notifications
    • Hide sensitive only
    • Hide all notifications
  4. Place a finger on the Power key to scan the fingerprint then follow the on screen prompts.
  5. Tap OK.
  6. Use the on/off switch to turn the following option on On Switch or off Off Switch.
    • Screen lock
    • Content lock

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