Security: Samsung Galaxy Note7

    Use these steps to setup and modify the Security options for the content found in the Samsung Galaxy Note7.

     

     

     

    Device administrators

    A device administrator allows selected apps to have remote access to the functionality of the device. To turn off specific device administrators allows you then Uninstall the software if you are unsure of its security.

     

    1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
    2. Tap Settings > Security > Lock screen and security > Other security settings.
    3. Tap Device administrators.
    4. Tap on the application listed as an administrator.
    5. Tap DEACTIVATE.
    6. Tap OK.

     

    Fingerprint scanner

    The fingerprint scanner is an additional layer of security for your device. Setup multiple scans of your fingers to build the scanners accuracy. Make sure your hands are clean and dry before setting up.

     

    1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
    2. Tap Settings > Security > Lock screen and security > Fingerprint.
    3. If you have set up a PIN, enter it then complete the Fingerprint scan.
    4. Tap TURN ON.
    5. Adjust the following settings:
      • Add fingerprint to add additional scans.
      • Web sign-in [On/Off]
      • Verify Samsung Account [On/Off]
      • Use with Samsung Pay [On/Off]
      • Fingerprint unlock [On/Off]

     

    Iris scanner

    An Iris scan provides up to 200x protection over a PIN or password. When setting up the Iris scan, always hold the device 8 inches away, stare at the device screen, not the LED light and remove any screen protectors. Read through the Disclaimer for more details.

     

    1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
    2. Tap Settings > Security > Lock screen and security .
    3. If you have set up a PIN, enter it then complete the Iris scan.
    4. Adjust the following settings:
      • My Irises
      • Mask on preview screen
      • Web sign-in [On/Off]
      • Verify Samsung Account [On/Off]
      • Iris unlock [On/Off]
    5. To read the Disclaimer, tap the Menu (3 dots) icon > Disclaimer.

     

    Secure folder

    Lock your contents and apps by setting up a Secure folder. Secure folder works with your Samsung Account.

     

    1. From the Home screen, tap Apps.
    2. Tap Settings > Security > Lock screen and security > Secure folder.
    3. Setup the Lock type [Pattern, PIN, Password, Fingerprints, Irises].
    4. Once the password has been setup, the Secure Folder is created.
    5. Move in the apps you want to keep in the Folder.