Change Your Lock Screen Settings on a Samsung Tab 3

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Welcome to this VisiHow.com tutorial! We will show you how to change the 'Lock screen' settings on your Samsung Tab 3 Lite.

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Steps

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    Turn on your tablet by pressing the lock button
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    Swipe across the screen to unlock the device
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  3. 3
    Tap "Apps"
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    Tap "Settings"
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    Scroll down until you see "Lock screen" under the "Personal" category
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    Tap "Lock screen"
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    Tap "Screen lock" under "Screen security"
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    Your Samsung Tab 3 is not safe if you just need to swipe to unlock your phone. You can set up a pattern, PIN, or password at your lock screen to protect your device. Proceed to step 8 for a pattern; 10 or 14 for a PIN; 12 for a password.
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    Tap "Pattern"
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    Connect the nine dots in your desired sequence
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    That pattern would be your "password". Tap "Cancel" to cancel the pattern or "Continue" to accept it.
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    Tap "PIN"
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    Enter a 4-digit number for a PIN
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    Tap "Cancel" to cancel the PIN or "Continue" to accept it.
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    Tap "Password"
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    You can type in any letters and numbers from the keypad
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    It can be even your e-mail address. Tap "Cancel" to cancel the password or "Continue" to accept it.
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    Tap "PIN"
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    Let's use a PIN code, for example, and look at it in detail.
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    Type "6543"
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    Tap "Continue"
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    Confirm your PIN by typing the same PIN
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    It was 6543.
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    Tap "OK" to accept the PIN, and "Cancel" to cancel it
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    Turn your device off and on by pressing the lock button twice
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    You will be secured with a PIN now.
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    Enter your PIN
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    You cannot get into the phone without entering it now.
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    Tap "OK"
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    You'll be back to the last screen.
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    Tap "Screen lock" if you want to change the lock-screen method, or your current pattern, password or the code
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    Enter or use your last lock-screen setting (PIN)
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    Tap "Continue" to accept the PIN
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    Now, you can change the lock-screen settings.
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    I do highly recommend that you enable at least a PIN or password if you have some sensitive material on your device. Thank you for watching this VisiHow.com tutorial!
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Video: Change Your Lock Screen Settings on a Samsung Tab 3

Questions and Answers

Hi, can you help me please, I forgot my phone password?

How to unlock Samsung GT18552 if I forgot the password

You will have to hard-reset the phone. All of the data in the internal memory will be erased, but the SD card will retain all of the information.

  1. 1
    Turn off your phone.
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  2. 2
    Press and hold volume up, home, and power buttons simultaneously.
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  3. 3
    After the phone has vibrated, release only the power button.
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  4. 4
    As soon as you see the recovery menu, release all of the buttons
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    To navigate around menu items, use the volume buttons. To select an option, use the power button.
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    Navigate to and select "wipe data/factory reset".
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    Navigate to and select "Yes -- delete all user data".
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  7. 7
    Navigate to and select "reboot system now".
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