Set Up Face Recognition - Samsung Galaxy S® III

Note For other screen lock options, refer to Set Up Screen Lock.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps (lower-right).
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Personal section, tap Lock screen.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  5. Tap Face Unlock.
  6. Tap Set it up.
  7. Tap Continue.
  8. Using the front-facing camera, position face within the provided area.
    Note Hold still for several seconds to allow image capture.
  9. Tap Continue.
  10. Tap one of the following backup unlock options:
    • Pattern
      1. If presented, tap Next.
      2. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Continue.
      3. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm.
      4. Tap OK.
    • PIN
      1. Enter a numeric PIN (4-16 digits) then tap Continue.
      2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
      3. Re-enter the password then tap OK.