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How to Set Screen Lock on Android 12 and Android 11

Last Updated on October 25, 2022 by Bestusefultips

Do you want to add lock screen security to your Android? Let’s check out some steps to set screen lock on Android 12 and Android 11 device. If you are using Android 11 and Android 12 with a few steps you can easily set the screen pattern. You will get various lock screen security on your Android Device like Pattern Lock, PIN, Password, Fingerprint scanner, Face unlocking, etc. You can select the security feature as per your choice so no one can access your phone without your permission. Also, on your Android devices you can also add security to your important files, Phone gallery, and Whatsapp too with Pattern lock, Password, etc. If your phone is lost no one can access your phone. Whenever someone tries to use your phone it requires a PIN, Password, and pattern. So below you will get all the step-by-step information to set a screen lock on Android Device.

How to Set up Screen Lock on Android 12 and Android 11

Nowadays all the latest Android Smart Phone comes with Finger Print Lock and Face Lock, so you can add your fingerprint to unlock your Android 12 and Android 11 Device.

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Add lock screen security to your Android Phone

Step 2: Scroll down and tap the Security.

Set up Screen Lock on Android 12 and Android 11

 

Step 3: Tap the Screen lock.

Step 4: Unlock your Android device.

How to Set Screen Lock on Android 12 and Android 11

Step 5: Choose a new screen lock from Swipe/Pattern/PIN/Password (We Choose).

Step 6: Enter a password (Must be at lease 4 characters).

Step 7: Re-enter your password and tap on Confirm.

Now, lock your phone and you need to enter the password to unlock your Android 12 device.

Set Up Pattern Lock on Android 12, Android 11

Settings > Security > Screen lock > Unlock your Phone > Pattern > Set a pattern > Next > Draw pattern again > Confirm 

Show or Hide Pattern Lock Dots on Android 12,11

Show or Hide Pattern Lock Dots on Android 12,11

Settings > Security > Settings gear icon in-front of Screen lock > Toggle off Make pattern visible

How to Turn Off Screen Lock on Android 12, Android 11

This also remove the fingerprint and face unlock stored on your device.

Settings > Security > Screen lock > Unlock your phone > None > Delete

Change the Lock Screen on Android 10, 9 (Pie), 8.1 (Oreo)

To change or remove lock screen security on your latest android devices, follow below given settings.

Step 1: Open app drawer and tap Settings app

Step 2: Scroll down and tap Security

Step 3: Tap Screen lock

Step 4: Choose screen lock from None/Swipe/Pattern/PIN/Password or Choose None to remove lock screen on Android

For Android 6.0 and Android 5.1.2

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Settings > Quick Settings Section > Lock Screen & Security > Screen lock type

TAP On Lock Screen & Security Option

Settings > Personal Section > Lock Screen & Security > Screen lock type

After choosing one of the above steps, follow the below steps to set up a screen lock (We choose Pattern Lock) on Android 5.1.2 Lollipop and 6.0 Marshmallow.

Tap on Lock Screen and Security

 

 

Step 2: Tap on the “Lock Screen and Security” option in the Quick Setting section.

Tap On Screen Lock Type

Step 3: Tap on “Screen lock type”

By default, the screen lock type is set as “None”.

Choose Option of the below screen lock type

Step 4: Now you can see below given Android screen lock options.

  • Swipe: Swipe the home screen to open.
  • Pattern: Choose your favorite pattern using dots but remember that you must connect at least 4 dots to set up a pattern lock on android mobile.
  • PIN: Set PNI Number which contains at least 4 numbers.
  • Password: Password must contain at least 4 characters including at least one latter.
  • None: Not set up any Pattern, PIN & Password, you can press the power button or home button to open the home screen (By default).

Tap On Pattern option

Step 5: Tap on “Pattern” in the Screen lock type.

Draw Pattern to unlock screen

 

Step 6: Now, draw you unlock pattern first time, after that, your pattern saved & press “Continue”

set up pattern lock on android

 

Step 7: Again draw the pattern to confirm it &  press “Confirm”.

Set back up PIN

Step 8: After confirming the pattern, you have set the backup pin in case you forget your pattern.

Confirm Back up PIN

Step 9: Again Enter backup PIN and press “OK”.

Notification for lock screen

Step 10: Now, you have shown the above image to choose “Notification on lock screen option”.

Step 11: Tap on “Done”.

How to set up pattern lock on android

Step 12: Now go to the home screen, you can see the above image.

Step 13: Draw a current pattern to unlock your android devices

Also, hide pattern lock dots on your android devices if you don’t want to show pattern while unlocking your android device.

Set up Fingerprint on Android 10 and Android 9 (Pie)

If you have the Android 10 devices, you can add your fingerprint to unlock your phone using a fingerprint sensor. You can use Face unlock bio metric security to unlock your Android devices.

Settings > Security > Pixel imprint > Confirm your current lock screen > Add fingerprint > Put your finger on the sensor and lift after you feel a vibration > Done

So the above steps will definitely help you to set a pattern lock on your Android Device. If you are facing any issues please comment down below.

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