How do I change the secure lock settings on my Galaxy Note8?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018

Secure Lock Settings


Secure lock settings can be adjusted to provide even greater security for your phone.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Change the Secure Lock Settings


Important: Secure lock settings are only available when a screen lock is set.

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings Settings.

3. Touch Lock screen and security.

4. Touch Secure lock settings.

Important: Secure lock settings are only available when a screen lock is set.

5. The following Secure lock settings are available:

Screen lock


   • Lock automatically: Choose when your phone will lock the screen after the display turns off automatically.

   • Lock instantly with power key: Set your phone to lock instantly when you press the power key.

   • Auto factory reset: After 15 incorrect attempts to unlock your phone, it will be reset to factory default settings, and all data will be erased, including files and downloaded apps.

   • Lock network and security: Keep network and security-related functions locked while your phone is locked, making it easier to locate and protect if it’s lost or stolen.

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