Anti-theft: Samsung Galaxy Note7

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 has anti-theft and may affect how customers are able to master reset the device. To use anti-theft, follow these steps:

 

Turn on

 

  1. If a Google ID has already been set up (ex. Email, Play store, Chrome, etc.) and a Pattern, Pin, Password, Fingerprint or Iris lock has been enabled, anti-theft has been activated automatically.
  2. If a Google ID has not been set up, see Email accounts. After signing into a Google ID, a Pattern, Pin, Password, Fingerprint or Iris lock will need to be set up to turn on Anti-theft.

 

Turn off

To turn off the device anti-theft, you will have to sign out of your Google ID on the device and elect to not sign in with a Google ID into any Google services. Once you sign in with a Google ID to any service and setup a Pattern, Pin, Password, Fingerprint or Iris lock, you are automatically turning on anti-theft.

 

To sign out of your Google ID, follow these steps:

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Cloud and accounts.
  4. Tap Accounts.
  5. Tap Google.
  6. Tap your Google ID email address. If you have multiple accounts setup, you will need to repeat these steps for each account.
  7. Tap 3 dot icon.
  8. Tap Remove account.
  9. Tap REMOVE ACCOUNT.