Device lock: Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Learn how to lock and unlock the Samsung Galaxy Tab A.

 

 

 

Change password / PIN

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'Personal,'  then tap Lock screen and security.
  4. Tap Screen lock type.
  5. Tap Password.
  6. Choose your password.
  7. Verify your password.
  8. Tap Ok.

 

Turn on / off

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Apps icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll to 'Personal,'  then tap Lock screen and security.
  4. Tap Screen lock type.
  5. Tap one of the following options:Swipe
    • Pattern
    • PIN
    • Password
    • Fingerprint
    • None (To turn off screen lock.) If you have enabled the screen lock, you will have to enter your pattern, PIN, or password first to select None.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up the desired screen lock option.