How to Change or Remove the PIN, Pattern, or Password Screen Lock Setting on Motorola, Samsung, and Alcatel Phones

Objective

  • Change or remove the current lock screen setup 

Environment

Procedure

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Security (on Alcatel and Samsung phones, tap Lock Screen)
  3. Tap Screen Lock
    • Note: If prompted, enter your current password, PIN, or pattern
  4. Choose your screen lock preference: none, swipe, password, PIN, or pattern
    • If using a password, PIN, or pattern, input & confirm your sequence and choose whether or not to show notifications on the lock screen
  5. Tap Done

Additional Notes

  • If your phone is encrypted, or if there are any additional device administrators, or 3rd party apps that require special security settings (e.g., Antivirus apps, banking apps, etc.) you may be required to keep some form of security lock active. 

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