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How to use smart lock on android Oreo

Smart lock is the one type of security you can use it on your Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel and other android devices. Most of android users use Fingerprint sensor or Pattern lock in devices. In smart lock, you can see several options such as trusted devices, trusted places, on-body detection, trusted face and trusted voice. In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0 devices.

You will use android smart lock trusted face or trusted devices and other feature to unlock your android 8.0 Oreo devices. This trusted face on android Oreo is not secure feature compare to fingerprint and other security. Let see how to set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0 devices such as Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, HTC, Nokia etc.


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How to set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0

Step 1: Go to settings in your android Oreo (Google Pixel)

Step 2: Tap security & locations

Smart lock under device security in Android Oreo

Step 3: Tap smart lock under device security

Confirm your pattern lock or password you set. Now set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0 to use below given five options to unlock your android devices automatically.

Set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0

  1. On-body detection

This android on-body detection lock is useful to unlock your android phone while it’s on you. When you’re holding or carrying your device, it will automatically unlock your Oreo devices. By default turn on this lock, enable on-body detection to use it.

  1. Trusted Places

In this smart lock option, you can add location or places list where your android device unlocked automatically. Make sure enable GPS on android Oreo to access trusted places.

  1. Trusted devices

To unlock android phone with trusted devices lock, add a trusted Bluetooth device to keep your device unlocked when nearby this. You can add Bluetooth watch, car’s Bluetooth system etc. This Bluetooth connection supported up to 100 meters range.

  1. Trusted face

You can unlock your android Oreo device with your face. To use smart lock trusted face on android Oreo, set up facial recognition in android Oreo 8.0 devices. This facial recognition is less secure than other security lock. Someone who looks like you or your photo could unlock your android Oreo device.

  1. Trusted voice

Trusted voice is the last smart lock option. First of all set up your voice in your android Oreo device. After that trusted voice will unlock your phone automatically when match voice.

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You can see above all possible options to automatic unlock your android Oreo, Nougat, Marshmallow, lollipop and other devices.

How to use smart lock on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL:

Settings > Security & locations > Device security > Smart lock

And that’s all. Did you find above tutorial helpful to set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0 devices. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t miss our single android Oreo tips and tricks.

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