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How to Enable Smart Lock on Android 5.1.2 (Lollipop)

Last Updated on February 28, 2023 by Bestusefultips

A Smart lock is best to keep your Android phone unlocked when it’s with you. Here’s how to enable smart lock on Android 5.1.2 (Lollipop) device to unlock your Android device without a password. You can add trusted devices, trusted places, trusted voice, and on-body detection to stay unlocked while using your device. Add your trusted devices such as a Bluetooth watch, car’s Bluetooth system, or NFC sticker on the phone dock in a car, set a trusted place in Google Maps, and set up voice recognition on your Android phone or tablet devices.

These Bluetooth connections are connected to your devices in a range of up to 100 meters. You can change the security settings using the lock screen and security settings options. Here I will show you the simple process of turning the smart lock on Android devices on and off.

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How to Enable and Use Smart Lock Android 5.1.2

Step 1: Open Settings on your Android 5.1.2 (Lollipop) devices.

click on lock screen & security under personal section

Step 2: Tap on the Lock screen and security under the quick settings or personal section.

Tap on secure lock settings

Step 3: Tap on Secure lock settings under the lock screen section.

Tap on smart lock

Step 4: Touch on Smart Lock.

Unlock pattern on lollipop

If you have set a pattern lock on your Android device, draw a pattern to unlock your device screen.

How to set up smart lock android lollipop

You can see the above screen on your Android 5.1 (Lollipop) devices. Now you can add trusted devices, trusted places locations, trusted voice, and on-body detection settings to unlock your mobile device without using a screen lock type.

Trusted devices: Add your device to unlock your Android phone when it’s nearby you automatically.

Trusted places: Add the location where the device should be unlocked. Make sure to enable GPS to add your location.

Trusted voice: Set up a voice recognition to lock or unlock your phone using your voice.

On-body detection: Set up a device to stay unlocked while it’s on you.

Step 5: Choose from Trusted devices/Trusted places/Trusted voice/On-body detection.

Step 6: We choose Trusted devices.

Click on add trusted device

Step 7: Click on Add trusted device.

Add a trusted Bluetooth device to keep your phone unlocked when connected.

Step 8: Choose a device from the given list.

That’s it. It’s easy to set up a smart lock on Android devices.

How to Enable/Turn Off Smart Lock on your Android (Latest Version)

Settings > Security & privacy > More security settings > Trusted agents > Toggle off Smart lock (Google) > Tap back button

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