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Change the Secure Lock Settings on Your Galaxy S8 & S8+

Samsung GalaxyS8 Changing Secure Lock Settings

The Lock screen can be adjusted to provide even greater security for your device.

The available screens and settings may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Change the Secure Lock Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Secure lock settings.

    The following settings are available:

    • Lock Automatically: When the screen is turned off, it will lock after a set period of time.

    • Lock Instantly with Power Key: When you turn off the screen by pressing the Power key, the screen will be locked.

    • Auto Factory Reset: The device will automatically reset to factory default settings after 15 incorrect attempts to unlock your device.

    • Lock Network and Security: While your device is locked, the network and security-related functions will also be locked. This will make it easier to locate and protect your device in case it is lost or stolen.

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