Google Pixel 2 - 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, touch and swipe up to display all apps.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings app icon > Security & location Security and Location icon.
  3. From the Device security section, tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current pattern, PIN or password.
  4. Tap one of the following:

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Pattern

Note An unlock pattern is created then utilized to access the device.

  1. From the Encryption (factory reset protection) screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
    • Require pattern to start device
    • No thanks
  2. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Next.
  3. Re-enter the unlock pattern then tap Confirm.
  4. If presented, 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 is created then utilized to access the device.

  1. From the Encryption (factory reset protection) screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
    • Require PIN to start device
    • No thanks.
  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 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. From the Encryption (factory reset protection) screen, select one of the following then tap CONTINUE:
    • Require password to start device
    • No thanks
  2. Enter a password (4 to 16 digits) then tap Next.
  3. Re-enter the password then tap Confirm.
  4. If presented, 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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