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Setting Up a Lock Screen on Your Galaxy Book

Samsung Galaxy Book Lock Screen

Set a lock screen on your Galaxy Book to prevent others from using it and to protect important data. See below to learn different ways to set up a lock screen.

Once you have a lock screen set up, you can use the Samsung Flow app to unlock your Galaxy Book using your Galaxy smartphone! Learn more about Using Samsung Flow to Unlock Your Galaxy Book.

Password

Create your Microsoft account password.

  1. Navigate to Start > Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options.

  2. Swipe down to and select Change under Password.

    Samsung Galaxy Book Lock Screen

    You may be required to verify your identity.

  3. Enter the current password and then select Sign in.

  4. Enter the old password.

  5. Create the new password, re-enter the password to verify it, and then select Next.

    Samsung Galaxy Book Lock Screen

    The password must be at least 8 characters long.

  6. Select Finish.

    To help remember your new password, lock the screen and sign-in using the password.

Picture Password

Select a picture and set a combination of circles, lines, and taps as a password.

  1. Navigate to Start > Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options.

  2. Swipe down to and select Add under Picture password.

    Samsung Galaxy Book Lock Screen
  3. Enter your account password and then select OK.

  4. Select Select picture.

  5. Select the desired picture and then select Open.

    Samsung Galaxy Book Lock Screen
  6. Drag the picture to the desired position and then select Use this picture.

  7. Once you've chosen a picture, draw directly on the touchscreen to create a combination of circles, straight lines and taps. 

    The size, position and direction of your gestures become part of your picture password.

  8. Repeat the three gestures on the picture.

  9. Select Finish.

PIN

Set up and use a PIN instead of your account password to verify your identity. 

  1. Navigate to Start > Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options.

  2. Swipe down to and select Change under PIN.

  3. Enter the old password.

  4. Enter the new password, re-enter the password to verify it, and then select OK.

    Samsung Galaxy Book PIN Setup

    Your Galaxy Book's PIN is now changed to the new PIN you just set up.

    To help remember your new password, lock the screen and sign-in using the password.

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