Enable Body Detection in Smart Lock on Nexus 6P

Edited by Djinu, VisiHow, Eng

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Steps

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    From the home screen take two fingers and swipe down
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    This is going to reveal the gear shaped icon, which will access the Settings menu
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    Once you access Settings, you will scroll down until you reach "Security" settings under "Personal."
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    Tap on "Smart Lock"
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    It will ask you to enter your pattern to access the Settings
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    Tap on "On-body detection"
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    What this does is it will allow your phone to remain unlocked while it's in your hands or in your pocket or in your purse. To enable this feature, tap on the toggle switch from Off to On. It's going to warn you that this is not the most secure way of keeping your phone locked. Because if you hand your phone off to somebody else, while you are carrying it there is nothing to distinguish you and them. So they will not be required to enter the lock code. Also there is a certain amount of timeout on this. So when you place your phone down on a table or other surface, there is a certain amount of time before it re-locks the phone
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    Click on "CONTINUE"
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    Now when you lock your device and unlock it, or press the power on and off switch you'll see that it takes you to this screen and the padlock shows "unlocked" down her at the bottom
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    All you need to do is swipe up to unlock it and you don't need to enter the passcode
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    If you do want to lock your device, you can turn it off, back on, then tap the padlock
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    Now, it will actually require the password to unlock the device
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    Swipe up, enter the passcode
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    The phone will be unlocked.
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Djinu

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