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Different Lock Screens on Your Galaxy TabPro S

Lock Screen

  • If the unlock code is forgotten, take the device to a Samsung Service Center to reset it.
  • You must add a password before you can use the other lock methods.
  • Pressing the Power key turns off the screen and locks it. Also, the screen turns off and automatically locks if the device is not used for a specified period.

    • To unlock the screen, press the Power key and drag the locked screen upwards.

    You can change the way you lock the screen to prevent others from accessing your personal information.

    1. From the Home screen, select Start.



    2. Select Settings.



    3. Select Accounts.



    4. Select Sign-in options, and then select a screen lock method. The device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it.



    Create your Microsoft account password.

    • Select Add and enter a password, enter the password again to verify it, and then enter a password hint or select Change to change your account password.



    A PIN consists of numbers only.

    • Select Add and enter a password. Enter the password again to verify it and then enter a password hint.


    Picture Password

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

    • Select Add. Then select an image and draw on the image to create gestures.


    Pattern Log-In

    To unlock the screen using a pattern on the taskbar:

    1. From your Home screen, select Start.



    2. Select Settings.



    3. Select Extras.



    4. Select Galaxy Settings.



    5. Select Pattern Log-in and then tap the On/Off to activate it.


      You may be prompted to Enter your Windows password if you have already set up the Microsoft account.



    6. Draw a pattern by connecting four dots or more and then draw the pattern again to verify it.



    7. Tap OK when finished.


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