Change Device Password - Samsung Galaxy S® 5

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/pattern.
  5. Tap one of the following:

 

Pattern

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

  1. Draw an unlock pattern (connecting at least 4 dots) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-draw the pattern then tap Confirm.
  3. Set a backup PIN.

 

Back to Security lock type
Top

 

Fingerprint

Note A fingerprint is utilized to unlock the device.

  1. Review the Disclaimer then tap OK.
  2. From the Register fingerprint screen, swipe your finger 8 times down the pad located at the bottom (as shown in the on-screen tutorial).
    Note Swipe entire finger pad from base to tip of finger across the home key.
    Note Keep finger flat against the home key and swipe slowly.
    Note Indicators turn green when successful.
  3. Set a backup password.

 

Back to Security lock type
Top

 

PIN

Note A PIN number is created then utilized to unlock the device.

  1. Enter a numeric PIN (4 to 16 digits) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the numeric PIN then tap OK.

 

Back to Security lock type
Top

 

Password

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

  1. Enter a password (4 to 16 characters) then tap Continue.
  2. Re-enter the password then tap OK.

 

Back to Security lock type
Top

isTealiumFlag=true