To fully secure your Android, apply a secure screen lock. The two most secure screen locks are the PIN and password. The password is the most secure screenlock you can apply to a phone or tablet. Write down your PIN or password and save it in a handy location that isn't obvious.
- [Instructor] To keep your device as safe as it can be,…I recommend you set either a PIN or password…screen lock for your phone or tablet.…In fact, if you encrypt the device's storage,…access an exchange server,…or host multiple users on a tablet,…a PIN or password screen lock is mandatory.…It's easy to configure.…Open the Settings app.…I'll use the shortcut on the Quick Settings drawer…to open the Settings app.…Choose Security & location.…This item might be titled Security,…and on Samsung devices choose Lock Screen and Security.…
Then choose Screen Lock or Screen Lock Type.…If your Android already has a screen lock applied,…work that lock to continue.…Both the PIN and password lock are set similarly.…A PIN is a four to sixteen digit number.…The password is a four to sixteen character string…of numbers, letters, symbols…which makes the password screen lock the most secure.…To demonstrate, I'll choose a PIN lock.…
Tap Yes if you're prompted to set a secure start-up lock.…This feature requires that the screen lock be applied…
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