The first thing you are going to need to do is to make sure that your phone is unlocked and turned on
If you have a preexisting pattern, swipe or pin. To do that, the first we'll want to do is press the power button. In this example, I'm going to turn the button off so that you can see what the phone looks like when it's off. Now we're going to press the power button one time. This is going to turn the screen on. If you know the pattern or lock pattern, you will need to enter it here or PIN code. If you don't, then we'll proceed to set up swipe. To set up these options, you'll need to take the following steps.
You can access the settings panel by swiping down from the notification screen and tapping on the settings icon which is at the top, it looks like a gear. This will open the settings window. Alternatively, let me press the home button to return to the main screen. You can also press the apps button. If you press the apps button one time you will also find the setting button. This looks just like a gear-shaped icon, the same as it did in the notifications panel. Just like the steps previous in the notifications panel, you will tap settings one time.
Under quick settings, which is the very first setting you will find, you will see an option for lock screen. Simply tap lock screen one time. When you tap lock screen one time you will see that in my case I now have screen lock set to none. To change that, tap screen lock one time. When you tap screen lock you will now see that there is a selection of options. We have a total of six different options. None, which is at the bottom and was previously set, and then swipe, pattern, PIN, password, and fingerprint.
In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to set up swipe
To set up swipe, simply press the swipe key one time. Once you've done that, you'll have the option to select home screen settings. To select lock screen setting, such as screen lock, dual lock, clock size, show the date, camera shortcuts, owner information, unlock effect (if you have it available),additional information you may want to present, and the option for help text which will provide an indicator letting you know what you should or shouldn't do in the event you are attempting to unlock the phone or having difficulties. At any rate, once you've tapped swipe your screen will now be set to the swipe screen lock. Simply press the home button to get back to the home screen and then once again press the power button one more time.
After this, press the power button a second time to open to your lock screen
As you can see now, we have it set to the lock screen mode. You can simply swipe across the screen to unlock. Again, press the lock button. Press the lock button again and you'll be able to swipe across the screen to open or unlock it.
This concludes our tutorial for how to set up swipe on the Samsung Galaxy S5, S5 mini, or S5 mini duos
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You are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to teach you, how to set-up a pattern lock, on your Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, or for Samsung Galaxy S5 mini or mini Duos.First thing you're going to need to do, is to make sure that your phone is unlocked, and on the home screen, as this phone is in the current example.
Do note that simple Pin offers no real security, as a backup method, however, it will help you if you simply setting a Pattern lock to avoid accidentally or unintentionally opening your phone in your pocket.Again 1234 or the Pattern, or Pin at the Pin code that you selected
However, as a general rule, it is recommended that you choose a stronger PIN
Many times, if you find that you have trouble remembering a PIN, there are certain shortcuts that you can use, such as using the letters of the word, or another option. For example "VisiHow", I might use the four letters Visi, so I will press 8 for the letter V, 4 for the letter I, then I will press 7 for the letter S, and 4 for the letter I, that will give me a short PIN for Visi, which most people wouldn't naturally guess, unless they knew they were trying to unlock the phone belonging to Visi. In your case there are number of other short words or options that you can choose. Additionally you can add more letters in this case, 4 for H, 6 for O, 9 for W. Now I have gone from a four numbers PIN, to seven numbers PIN, which is considerably more secure. I have simply typed VisiHow, which I can see on any Keypad with any series of numbers, on my smart phone, making it very easy for me to quickly and easily unlock my phone, without actually having to remember a number. As for this tutorial, I am going to choose a simple PIN, 1234, then tap on done.
This concludes our tutorial on how to setup a PIN code screen lock for the Samsung Galaxy S5, S5 mini, or S5 mini Duos
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You are watching VisiHow. In today's tutorial, we are going to teach you how to set up a secure password to lock your Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone or the Samsung Galaxy Mini or Mini Duos. In order to accomplish this, the first thing you are going to need to do is unlock your smartphone.To do that, you will need to press the power button which is the button on the right-hand side of your phone.
Now that the phone is open, you should see either a pin, pattern, swipe, fingerprint or another type of lock
If you don't, then your phone should be on the home screen as my phone is.Once you are on the home screen, you will need to swipe down from the top of the phone. Swiping down will open up the notifications panel
You will now be given the option to select a password which can consist of any combination of numbers, characters and letters
However, for ease of access, personally and additionally to make sure you do not forget it. It is recommended that you do not pick anything overly long or overly burdensome for you. However, the password you choose, is, of course, your option.
In our case, we are going to choose something simple
But because you want a high-security password, we are going to make sure we use a combination of letters, symbols and numbers. To start with, we are going to press the shift key and we are going to enter a "V"- and then we are going to enter an "i"-"s"-"i" for VisiHow of course. We are now going to press the capital letter key again and we are going to press an "H"-"o"-"w". Now we are simply going to use a period and then we are going to enter in "c"-"o"-"m". Now we have entered the domain for VisiHow.com.
In order to access the phone, I will need this password, there is no pin option or secondary back-up method other than using Google, which we will discuss in another tutorial.So once again, press this button on the side of the phone - lock button to unlock your phone
You are watching VisiHow, today we are going to teach you how to set a finger print security option, for your Samsung Galaxy S5, S5 mini, or S5 mini Duos smart phone lock screen. To start with, you're going to need to make sure that your phone is open and unlocked, you should see the current home screen.
Video: Change Galaxy S5 Lock Screen to Fingerprint.
Method 6: to None
You are watching VisiHow. Today, we will teach you how to turn off the screen security for your Samsung Galaxy S5, S5 Mini, or S5 Mini Duo smartphone. To start with, you will need to make sure that you are on the home screen. After having unlocked your phone if you have an existing screen security. For our example, let us lock the phone by pressing the power or the lock button on the right-hand side of the phone one time.
The apps button is a checkerboard icon, which appears at the bottom right-hand side of the phone's primary menu set which should be available on every screen. Simply pressing this one time will open up the applications folder.
This is my problem: my phone shut itself down. There was nothing to see. When I powered it up, it had a pattern.
This is my problem: my phone shut itself down. There was nothing to see. When I powered it up, it had a pattern. I have tried: I tried to open it by using a pattern. I think it was caused by: a sudden blackout.
Draw more patterns until you see and tap on "Forgot password?" to be taken to a screen where you will be required to enter your Google account user name and password. Enter those and you will be able to unlock your device.
Navigate to Android Device Manager. Use Google credentials to log in, select your device, and click "Lock". Then, enter your temporary password and click "Lock". This will let you enter the same password on the phone to enter it.
Navigate to Find My Mobile. Use Samsung credentials to log in, select your device, click "Protect my device", and click "Unlock my screen". Click "Unlock". Check your phone.
Reset factory settings on your device. This will erase all of the data on the internal memory of your Samsung S5. Follow our article on how to do that from your switched off device.
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