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Setting Up a Lock Screen PIN on Your Galaxy Tab E 8.0

When you set a PIN (with at least four numbers) for the screen lock method, you can protect your personal information by preventing others from accessing your device. After a screen lock method is selected, the device requires an unlock code whenever unlocking it.

Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps > Settings > Lock screen and security.

  2. Touch Screen lock type.

  3. If you have previously set up a different type of lock, you will be required to enter your credentials. For this example, draw the pattern previously registered.

  4. Touch PIN.

  5. Create a PIN (with at least four numbers) and touch CONTINUE.

  6. Retype the PIN to confirm and touch OK.

  7. At the prompt, select how much notification information you want to display on the lock screen, and then touch DONE.

  8. Press the Power key twice to access the lock screen and then swipe your finger in any direction to unlock the screen.

  9. Enter your PIN and touch OK to unlock the device.

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