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How Do I Set up a Lock Screen Pattern on My Samsung Galaxy S6 Active? (SM-G890A)

Increase your mobile device's security by setting up a screen lock.

• Don’t forget your pattern! 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.

Set a Pattern Lock Screen

1. Navigate to Apps > Settings > PERSONAL > Lock screen and security.

2. Touch Screen lock type.

3. Touch Pattern.

4. Create a screen unlock pattern by connecting at least four dots in vertical, horizontal, or diagonal directions. Then, touch CONTINUE.

5. Draw the pattern again. Then, touch CONFIRM.

6. Enter a backup PIN. Then, touch CONTINUE.

7. Enter the PIN again. Then, touch OK.

8. Select the display options for notifications on the lock screen. Then, touch DONE.

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