Change Password for the Lock Screen on Nexus 6P

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You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, I'm going to demonstrate how to change your "Lock Screen Security" to "Password" on the Nexus 6P.

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Steps

  1. 1
    From the home screen, take two fingers and swipe down.
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    This will reveal the gear shaped icon, which is the "Settings" menu.
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    After you tap on it once, you will scroll down until you see the "Personal" cluster.
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    Then click on "Security."
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    From here, you will see that the current "Screen lock" is set to "PIN."
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    If we tap on this, it will ask us to enter our PIN.
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    We will type it.
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    Then we will click on the green arrow.
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    Now we can change our PIN to Password.
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    It will ask us if we want to require the password at the start-up of the phone.
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    I will leave that as a requirement.
    Then, I will click on "CONTINUE."
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    Then, I will type the password, that will be at least four characters.
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    Then, I will click "CONTINUE."
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    I will retype it again to confirm and click on "OK."
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    Now I will press the Circle icon to go back to the home screen.
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    Then I will lock the device by pressing the Power button.
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    I will press the Power button one more time to show the notification panel.
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    And then I will unlock, by swiping from the bottom of the screen upward.
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    Now, enter your password and tap on the checkmark in the lower-right corner of the phone.
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