What is the Reactivation Lock and how do I use it on my Samsung Galaxy S5?

Last Update date : Sep 21. 2020

Reactivation Lock lets you use your Samsung account to prevent others from activating your device if it's ever lost or stolen. With Reactivation Lock turned on you will be required to enter your Samsung account credentials prior to starting a factory reset of the device.

You will be needing you Samsung account Username and Password.

1 Tap Apps >Select Settings > Settings > Security .
2 Tick the check mark next to Reactivation lock. Read the information that appears and then tap OK to continue.
3 Enter the password for your Samsung account and then tap Confirm.

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