Turn On and Off Auto Sign in on HTC One M8

Edited by Thor, Eng

Hello! Welcome to VisiHow! In this video, we are going to show how to turn on and off "Auto sign-in" (automatic signing in) on the HTC One M8.


Steps

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    To begin, we turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the top of the phone
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the Lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, we swipe the screen upwards
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the Home screen; and there will be icons at the bottom of the screen. We need to access one of these icons now as we need to open up the applications folder.
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    We need to tap the "Apps" icon in the middle
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    The icon is located at the bottom of the home screen. The icon has a grid made up of white dots. Tapping this icon will open up our applications folder.
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    In the applications folder, we need to find and tap the Google Settings application icon
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    The icon has a gray cog with the "g" inside of it and "Google Settings" written underneath. The Google Settings application may be in a different position in the application folder. Therefore, we need to find and tap it. Tapping the icon will open up the application.
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    We scroll down right to the bottom where the menu says, "Smart Lock Passwords"
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    We tap the "Smart Lock Passwords" section
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    We need to find the second option that says, "Auto sign-in"
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    It reads, "Automatically sign in to apps and websites connected to your account. When disabled, you will be asked for confirmation every time before signing in to an app or website." Currently, this option is activated, and we can automatically sign in to our apps and web sites without having to enter our details for signing in.
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    If we want to deactivate the "Auto sign-in" option, then we tap the icon next to the option
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    We will have to enter our details, and we will not automatically sign in to all of our applications and web sites The icon will turn gray. That will mean that the option will be deactivated.
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    However, if we do want to automatically sign in to our applications and web sites, then we tap the icon next to the "Auto sign-in" option
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    The icon will turn turquoise. That will signal that the option will be activated.
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This concludes our tutorial on how to turn on and off "Auto sign-in" (automatic signing in) on the HTC One M8. If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or about the process in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below. We shall answer them for you.

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