Remove Swipe Screen To Unlock Galaxy S4

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Swipe Screen lock is one of the lock features of Samsung Galaxy S4. This lock prevents your phone from unwanted and accidental commands like calling someone due to the keys pressed accidentally or opening an application. However, Swipe lock offers no security to your phone since anyone can simply swipe the screen out to have access to your phone. If you want to remove Swipe Screen lock, then you need to remove the unlock features of S4. Removing the Swipe Screen lock is very much similar on how to Reset and Disable Face Unlock on Samsung Galaxy S4 and will be detailed on the instructions below.

How to remove unlock features on Galaxy S4

The procedures below will remove the Swipe Screen lock and any other lock feature from Galaxy S4. Simply follow the details below to remove Swipe Lock from your phone.'

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    Press on the Home button (lower-middle button of the phone) to bring your phone to the Home menu
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    1 Press on the Home button (lower-middle button of the phone) to bring your phone to the Home menu..PNG
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    From the Home menu, tap on the Menu button (lower-right button of the phone)
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    2 From the Home menu, tap on the Menu button (lower-right button of the phone.PNG
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    You will be shown with some options, tap on "Settings" (option on the bottom)
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    3 You will be taken to the Settings Menu, tap on the My Device tab (second tab).PNG
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    You will be taken to the Settings Menu, tap on the "My Device" tab (second tab)
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    4 You will be taken to the Settings Menu, tap on the My Device tab (second tab.PNG
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    In the "My Device Menu", go over to "Lock Screen" and tap on it.
    5 In the My Device Menu, go over to Lock Screen and tap on it.PNG
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    In the Lock Screen Menu, tap on "Screen Lock" under the Screen security
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    6 In the Lock Screen Menu, tap on Screen Lock under the Screen security..PNG
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    In the Select Screen Lock Menu, tap on None to disable any the Swipe Screen lock and any lock feature on your phone
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    7 In the Select Screen Lock Menu, tap on None to disable any the Swipe Screen lock and any lock feature on your phone..PNG
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    Congratulations
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    You have successfully learned how to remove the lock features on your phone.
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How to enable Swipe Screen

If there is a need for you to enable the Swipe, then the procedures below will enable the Swipe Screen lock on Samsung Galaxy S4. Simply follow the details below to enable the Swipe Screen lock.

  1. 1
    Press on the Home button (lower-middle button of the phone) to bring your phone to the Home menu.
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  2. 2
    From the Home menu, tap on the Menu button (lower-right button of the phone).
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  3. 3
    You will be shown with some options, tap on "Settings" (option on the bottom).
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  4. 4
    You will be taken to the Settings Menu, tap on the "My Device" tab (second tab).
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  5. 5
    In the "My Device Menu", go over to "Lock Screen" and tap on it.
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  6. 6
    In the Lock Screen Menu, tap on "Screen Lock" under the Screen security.
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  7. 7
    In the Select Screen Lock Menu, tap on Swipe to enable Swipe Screen lock on your phone.
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  8. 8
    Congratulations
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    You have successfully learned how to enable the Swipe Screen lock features on your phone.
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