Set a Pattern to Unlock the Nexus 6P
Edited by Djinu, VisiHow, Eng, Anonymous
You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, I'm going to demonstrate how to change the lock screen to "Pattern" on the Nexus 6P.
From the home screen, take two fingers and swipe from the top down.
This will reveal the gear shaped icon, which is the "Settings" menu.
Once you tap on Settings, you will scroll down to the "Personal" menu and then tap on "Security."
Once you tap on Security, tap on "Screen lock."
Then change this to "Pattern."
It will give you a prompt here, that says:
"You can further protect this device by requiring your pattern before it starts up. Until the device starts up, it can't receive calls, messages or notifications, including alarms. This helps protect data on lost or stolen devices."
I can click here to enable a pattern to start the device, which I'll do.
Then I will click "CONTINUE."
Then I'll draw a pattern.
I will click on "CONTINUE."
I will draw pattern one more time to confirm it.
Then I will click on "CONFIRM" on the right hand corner.
Now it's going to give me a prompt on how I want to display notifications.
I can choose from the following options - "Show all notification centers," "Hide sensitive notification content," or "Don't show notification at all." I'll just leave it on at Show All Notification Content.
Then I will click on "DONE."
Now tap the Circle icon at the bottom to go back to the home screen.
If I lock the device now by pressing the power button on the right hand side,
And then unlock it by pressing the power button one more time, it will show me the lock screen.
If I swipe up to unlock, it will now reveal a pattern which I will enter.
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Video: Set a Pattern to Unlock the Nexus 6P
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Recent edits by: Eng, VisiHow, Djinu