Samsung Galaxy S8 / S8+ - Smart Lock

Note Notes:

  • Smart Lock automatically unlocks the device when trusted locations (work, home) or other devices (Bluetooth® headset, NFC tag) have been detected.
  • A secure lock type (PIN, pattern, etc.) must be set up for Smart Lock to be available. Turning off the secure lock also turns off Smart Lock.

 

  1. From a Home screen, touch and swipe up or down to display all apps.
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen Security icon.
  3. Tap Smart Lock.
  4. Enter the current unlock method (e.g., PIN, pattern, etc.).
  5. Select any of the following available options then follow the onscreen instructions to set up a trusted unlock:
    Note For more info on Smart Lock (editing, removing settings, etc.), refer to the Google support page.
    • On-body detection: Keeps your phone unlocked while you're carrying it on you (pocket, purse, etc.).
    • Trusted places: Set locations (home, work, etc.) to keep your phone unlocked whenever you're there
    • Trusted devices: Set Bluetooth or NFC devices to keep your phone unlocked when that device is connected.
    • Trusted voice: Keeps your phone unlocked using voice recognition.
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