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

When you set a password (with at least four characters, numbers, or symbols) 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.

Don't forget your password. Write it down on a piece of paper or file it on another device. Otherwise, you might not be able to access your mobile device or its content. It is not mandatory to set up a lock screen.

  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 Password.

  5. Enter an alphanumeric Password. A Password must be a minimum of four digits, but no more than 16 digits. It must also contain letters and numbers for maximum security. Touch CONTINUE.

  6. Re-enter the same alphanumeric sequence and touch OK.

  7. Press the Power button twice to access lock screen. Then, swipe your finger in any direction to unlock the screen.

  8. Enter your Password and touch Done to unlock the device.

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