How to remove accounts and change unlock method on a Galaxy smartphone

Find out how to remove your Google Account and Samsung Account from your Galaxy smartphone and how to remove your PIN, Password or Pattern and remove biometric locking methods.

Remove Google and Samsung Accounts

To remove your Google Account and Samsung Account, you need to log out of them on your device. To remove your Samsung Account you will need to enter your Samsung Account password. Read the relevant sections in the below FAQs to find out how.

 

Remove your Google Account from your Galaxy device.

Remove your Samsung Account from your Galaxy device.

Change lock method to Swipe

To remove your PIN, Password or Pattern as a method to unlock your device, change your unlock methods to Swipe instead. The Swipe unlock method sets your device to unlock with a swipe across the screen. This is the lowest level of security available and some features will be disabled as a result.

 

Change the lock method to Swipe on your Galaxy device.

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