Change Device Password - Samsung Galaxy Note® 3

Note If using Microsoft® Exchange / Corporate sync, some screen lock options may be unavailable.

  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps Apps icon (located in the lower right).
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Lock screen.
  4. Tap Screen lock.
    Note If presented, enter the current PIN, password or pattern.
  5. Tap one of the following:
    Swipe
    Signature
    Pattern
    PIN
    Password
    None

 

Signature

Note Utilize a signature to unlock the device.

  1. Using the pen, write the signature three times then tap Continue/Confirm.
    Note Signatures must match.
  2. From the Set backup PIN screen, enter a 4 to 8 digit PIN then tap Continue.
  3. Re-enter the PIN to confirm then tap OK.

 

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Pattern

Note An unlock pattern is created then utilized to access the device.

  1. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm.
  3. From the Set backup PIN screen, enter a 4 to 8 digit PIN then tap Continue.
  4. Re-enter the PIN to confirm then tap OK
  5. If presented, select whether to show or hide notification content on the lock screen then tap DONE.

 

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PIN

Note A PIN is created then utilized to access the device.

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.
  3. If presented, select whether to show or hide notification content on the lock screen then tap DONE.

 

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Password

Note A password is created then utilized to access the device.

  1. Enter a password (4 to 16 characters) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK.
  3. If presented, select whether to show or hide notification content on the lock screen then tap DONE

 

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