Samsung Galaxy A40

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Turning use of phone lock code on or off

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

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press Biometrics and security.
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Press Biometrics and security.

Press Fingerprints.
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Press Fingerprints.

Press Continue.
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Press Continue.

Press the required phone lock code and follow the instructions on the screen to create an additional phone lock code.
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Press 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.
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Follow the instructions on the screen to create the phone lock code using your fingerprint.

Press Done.
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Press Done.

Press the required settings.
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Press the required settings.

Press the Return key twice.
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Press the Return key twice.

Press Lock screen.
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Press Lock screen.

Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.
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Press Screen lock type and key in the current phone lock code.

Press None.
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Press None.

Press Remove data.
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Press Remove data.

Press Remove.
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Press Remove.

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.
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Press the Home key to return to the home screen.