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.
From a Home screen, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
These instructions only apply to Standard mode and the default Home screen layout.
Navigate: Settings > Lock screen.
Tap Smart Lock.
Enter the current unlock method (e.g., PIN, pattern, etc.).
Select any of the following options then follow the on-screen instructions to set up a trusted unlock:
For more info on Smart Lock (e.g., editing, removing settings, etc.), refer to this Google™ support page.
On-body detection: Keeps your phone unlocked while it's on you.
Trusted places: Set locations (e.g., 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.
Voice Match: Keeps your phone unlocked using voice recognition.