Galaxy A5 - How do I set up a Lock Screen Pattern on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

Last Update date : 2015.12.03

Screen Lock


You can change the way that you lock the screen to prevent others from accessing your personal information. After a screen lock method is selected, the device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Access Screen Lock Settings


Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more, and then draw the pattern again to verify it.

Important: To protect your phone and data from unauthorized access, it is recommended that you use the highest security level available (Password protection). It is also recommended you frequently change your password to ensure the safety of your phone and personal data.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1.

2. Touch Settings 1.

3. Scroll to and touch Lock screen 1 under the Device tab.

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4. Touch Screen lock.

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5. Touch Pattern.

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6. Draw the screen unlock pattern by connecting at least four dots in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal direction. Lift your finger from the screen when finished, and then touch CONTINUE.

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7. When prompted, draw the screen unlock pattern again, and then touch CONFIRM.

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8. Enter a backup PIN, touch Continue, re-enter the PIN, and touch OK to save your screen unlock pattern.

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Note: If you fail to draw the correct unlock pattern on the screen after five attempts, you will be prompted to wait for 30 seconds before you can try again.

9. Select display options for notifications on the lock screen then touch DONE.

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