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Set a Screen Lock on the Galaxy S6

Choose and set up a screen lock that best fits you to increase security and personalize your S6.

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

Change the Screen Lock Type

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.  

  2. Touch Search, then search for and select Screen lock type.  

  3. The following screen lock options are available:  

      Screen Locks Types

    • Swipe: No security

    • Pattern: Enter a personal pattern

    •  PIN: Create a personal PIN

    • Password: Set a personal password

    • None: No screen lock

    • Fingerprints: Set a secure screen lock type to add your fingerprint data

Secure Lock Settings

    Screen lock type must be set to a Pattern, Pin, or Password in order to change Secure Lock Settings

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.   

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

  3. To change the secured lock time, touch Lock automatically.   

  4. Choose the desired lock time.   

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