Galaxy Tab Pro S: How do I Securely Lock the Desktop?

Last Update date : 2016.12.09

There are four screen lock methods, namely, password, PIN, picture password and pattern log-in. Please follow the steps below in order to lock your desktop securely.



First of all, please tap the start icon; then tap Settings and tap Accounts after that.





A. Password


Create a Microsoft account password


Tap Add, and enter a password





Enter your password again to verify it, and enter a password hint.








A PIN consists of numbers only.


Tap Add, and verify your account password




Enter the password and enter the password again to confirm it, and press OK.




C. Picture Password


A picture password consists of circles, straight lines, and taps.


1. Tap Add




2. Choose a picture




3. Draw and confirm your gestures on the picture



4. Tap Finish




D. Pattern Log-In


To unlock the screen using a pattern, on the taskbar,


1. Tap Start > Settings > Extras > Galaxy Settings > Pattern Log-in





2. Tap On/Off to activate it



3. Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more; draw the pattern again to verify it


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