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Set Authentication Method with Samsung Flow

Set Authentication Method with Samsung Flow

Samsung Flow lets you connect your phone or watch to your computer or tablet. Not only can you get your phone's notifications on the larger screen, you can even unlock your devices with your phone! Keep reading to learn what authentication methods are available in Samsung Flow and how to set or change the one that unlocks your devices.

Available screens and settings may vary by phone, watch, tablet, PC, and their software versions.

In order for these features to work, Bluetooth needs to be turned on or both devices must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Set Authentication Method

Once you set an authentication method, you can unlock your computer or tablet with that method. Just follow the prompt on your phone or watch, perform the unlock method, and your computer will instantly unlock. Here's how to set an authentication method:

On your phone, open the Samsung Flow app, and then touch More Options. Touch Manage devices and then touch the Settings icon next to your desired device. Touch the slider next to the authentication method you want to use.

  • Unlocked phone (Simple unlock): Sign in to Samsung Flow using your unlocked phone. 

  • Samsung Pass: Sign in to Samsung Flow with your biometrics using Samsung Pass.

  • Gear: Sign in to Samsung Flow by verifying your identity with your Gear.

  • Tablet biometrics: Sign in to Samsung Flow with your biometrics on your tablet.

Set the Authentication Method

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