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Lock Screen and Security Settings

The lock screen settings let you set your method for unlocking your phone, customize lock screen options, determine whether to show tips for unlocking the phone, and enter your owner information to be displayed on the lock screen.

The Security settings let you set encryption options, password visibility, administrator settings, and credential storage options.

The Lock screen and security settings menu allows you to configure the following options:



Screen lock type

Increase the security of your phone by creating a screen lock.

Info and app shortcuts

Show the dual clock, owner’s information, or app shortcuts on the lock screen.

Notifications on lock screen

Enable notifications to be displayed on the lock screen.

Secure lock settings

Set your secure lock functions.


Secure your phone using fingerprint recognition.


Secure your phone using iris recognition.

Unknown sources

Allow or deny installation of apps from sources other than the Google Play store app.

Secure Folder

Lock your private content and apps to enhance security.

Secure startup

Protect your device by using a screen lock when your device turns on.

Encrypt SD card

Protect your SD card (not included) by encrypting its data.

Other security settings

Configure settings for encryption, password visibility, security updates, credentials, and other security features.

Access Lock Screen and Security Options

  • From home, tap Apps all apps icon > Settings settings app icon > Lock screen and security lock settings and security icon.

    screenshot of lock screen and security settings
  • The lock screen and security menu opens.

See the following topics for more information.