Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8.0) - 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, swipe up or down from the center of the display to access the apps screen.
  2. Navigate: Settings Settings icon > Lock screen.
  3. From the right pane, tap Smart Lock.
    Note If prompted, review the info then tap Got it (lower-right).
  4. Enter the current unlock method (e.g., PIN, pattern, etc.).
  5. Select any of the following options then follow the on-screen instructions to set up a trusted unlock:
    Note For more info on Smart Lock (editing, removing settings, etc.), refer to this Google™ support page.
    • On-body detection: Keeps your device unlocked while it's on you.
    • Trusted places: Set locations (home, work, etc.) to keep your device unlocked whenever you're there.
    • Trusted devices: Set Bluetooth or NFC devices to keep your device unlocked when that device is connected.
    • Voice Match: Keeps your device unlocked using voice recognition.
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