Device Guides

Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G

Change device Change device

How to

Turn use of phone lock code on or off

The phone lock code prevents others from accessing the contents of your mobile phone (pictures, messages etc.). When the phone lock code is turned on, it needs to be used every time you turn on your mobile phone and when it has been in sleep mode.

List view

Find "Screen lock type"

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen.
Tap the settings icon.
Tap Lock screen.
Tap Screen lock type.

Create phone lock code using a fingerprint

Tap Fingerprints.
Tap Continue.
Tap the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.
Tap Done.
Tap the required settings to turn them on or off.
Tap the Return key.

Turn off use of phone lock code

Tap Screen lock type and key in the additional phone lock code you created earlier.
Tap None.
Tap Remove data.
Tap Remove.

Return to the home screen

Tap the Home key to return to the home screen.
Email this guide

Would you like information for your {device-name}?

Would you like

Information for one of these devices?

No thanks