Add a Lock Screen Message on a Nexus 6P

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    This could be useful if you lose your phone and want to give a method of contact to somebody who finds your phone and wants to be a Good Samaritan.
    To start, take two fingers and swipe down from the home screen.
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    This will reveal the "Settings" icon, which looks like a gear shaped icon.
    Tap on it.
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    Now you will scroll down until you reach "Security." Tap on it once.
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    Then, tap on "Lock screen message."
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    Type the message.
    The typed in message is this: "If found please call 555 1213." Of course you would want to use a real phone number and probably not the phone number on your device, since if you've lost it there is no use of having them call you, but may be a trusted friend of whom you can leave the phone number or office phone number.
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    One you have entered that, hit "SAVE."
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    Now we can press the Circle button and go back to the home screen.
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    We can lock the device by pressing the Power button.
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    When we hit unlock, we will see that the message we have set is now displayed here.
    "If found please call 555 1213."
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I don't have an "Add Lock Screen Message" option?

I'm using your process to add a lockscreen message, but I don't have the. option in my Security list .... I have tried: I used your process to bring down the security icon , tap on security ... and my options are: Screen Lock, Nexus Imprint, Smart Lock, Encrypt phone, SIM card Lock, Passwords, Device Admin, Credential Storage, Advanced,

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BUT no "Add Lock Screen Message" or anything like it

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