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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018

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Activate or deactivate use of phone lock code

The phone lock code protects the contents of your mobile phone from unauthorised use. If use of phone lock code is activated, it needs to be keyed in when you turn on your mobile phone or when it has been in standby mode.

Step 1 of 16

Slide your finger downwards the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.

Step 2 of 16

Press the settings icon.

Step 3 of 16

Press Lock screen and security.

Step 4 of 16

Press Fingerprint Scanner.

Step 5 of 16

Press CONTINUE.

Step 6 of 16

Press the required setting and follow the instructions on the display to create an additional phone lock code.

Step 7 of 16

Follow the instructions on the display to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.

Step 8 of 16

Press DONE.

Step 9 of 16

Press the required setting.

Step 10 of 16

Press DONE.

Step 11 of 16

Press the return icon.

Step 12 of 16

Press Screen lock type.

Step 13 of 16

Key in the current phone lock code and press None.

Step 14 of 16

Press REMOVE DATA.

Step 15 of 16

Press REMOVE.

Step 16 of 16

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.

1. Find "Lock screen and security"

Slide your finger downwards the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
Press the settings icon.
Press Lock screen and security.

2. Create phone lock code using your fingerprint

Press Fingerprint Scanner.
Press CONTINUE.
Press the required setting and follow the instructions on the display to create an additional phone lock code.
Follow the instructions on the display to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.
Press DONE.
Press the required setting.
Press DONE.
Press the return icon.

3. Deactivate use of phone lock code

Press Screen lock type.
Key in the current phone lock code and press None.
Press REMOVE DATA.
Press REMOVE.

4. Return to the Home screen

Press the home icon to end the session and return to the Home screen.