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.
From a Home screen, swipe up 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.
If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
Select any of the following options then follow the on-screen instructions to set up a trusted unlock:
For more info on Smart Lock (editing, removing settings, etc.), refer to the Google™ support page.
On-body detection: Keeps your phone unlocked while it's on you.
Trusted places: Set locations (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.