Samsung Galaxy J7 V / J7 (2nd Gen.) - 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, swipe up then navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen.
  2. Tap Screen lock type.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password, or pattern.
    Note If prompted to add a Google™ account:
  3. Tap one of the following:
    • Swipe: A lock screen requiring a left or right swipe is created to access the device.
    • Pattern: An unlock pattern is created to access the device
    • PIN: A PIN number is created to access the device.
    • Password: A password is created to access the device.
    • None: Device is unlocked automatically when the Power or Home buttons are pressed.

 

Pattern

  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 Notifications screen, tap the switch to turn notifications on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.
    Note When turned on, do the following:
    1. Tap View Style then select the desired option (e.g., Detailed, Icons only, Brief).
    2. Tap Hide Content to turn on or off.
  4. Tap Done (at the bottom).

 

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PIN

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  3. From the Notifications screen, tap the switch to turn notifications on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.
    Note When turned on, do the following:
    1. Tap View Style then select the desired option (e.g., Detailed, Icons only, Brief).
    2. Tap Hide Content to turn on or off.
  4. Tap Done (at the bottom).

 

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Password

  1. Enter a password (4 to 16 characters) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK.
  3. From the Notifications screen, tap the switch to turn notifications on On switch icon or off Off switch icon.
    Note When turned on, do the following:
    1. Tap View Style then select the desired option (e.g., Detailed, Icons only, Brief).
    2. Tap Hide Content to turn on or off.
  4. Tap Done (at the bottom).

 

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