Galaxy Tab E LTE - How do I set up a Lock Screen Password on my Samsung Galaxy Tab E LTE?

Last Update date : 2016.06.03

Screen Lock


When you set a password (with at least four characters, numbers, or symbols) for the screen lock method, you can protect your personal information by preventing others from accessing your device. 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.

Set up Password lock screen


Important: Don’t forget your password! Write it down on a piece of paper or file it on another device. Otherwise, you might not be able to access your mobile device or its content. It is not mandatory to set up a lock screen.

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .

2. Touch Settings .

3. Scroll to and touch Lock screen and security 1.

4. Touch Screen lock type.

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5. If you have previously set up a different type of lock, you will be required to enter your credentials. For this example, we have to draw the pattern previously registered.

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6. Touch Password.

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7. Enter an alphanumeric password. A Password must be a minimum of four digits, but no more than 16 digits. Alphanumeric means the password must contain letters and numbers for maximum safety. Then, touch CONTINUE.

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8. Re-enter the same alphanumeric sequence and touch OK.

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9. Select how much notification information you want to display on the lock screen, if prompted. Then, touch DONE.

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10. Press the Power button twice to access lock screen.

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11. Unlocking your device from the lock screen is a 2 steps process. First, swipe your finger in any direction to unlock the screen.

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12. Then, enter your password and touch Done to unlock the device.

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