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How to Use Smart Lock On Android Oreo 8.1 to Unlock Your Phone Automatically

Unlock your phone automatically using Google Smart lock Android devices? Here’s how to turn on and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0 devices. A smart lock is the one type of lock screen security you can use it to unlock the phone without touch. Android Oreo smart lock includes trusted devices, trusted places, on-body detection, trusted face and trusted voice. Most of the android users use a Fingerprint sensor, Pattern lock, Password, and more.

You will use android smart lock trusted face or trusted devices and other features to unlock your android 8.0 Oreo devices. This trusted face on android Oreo is not a secure feature compare to fingerprint and other security. Let see how to set up and use a 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 Smart Lock On Android Oreo 8.0

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

Step 2: Tap Security & location.

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 you can use below given five options to unlock your android devices automatically.

Set up and use smart lock on android Oreo 8.0

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.

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock > On-body detection > Toggle on

Trusted Places

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

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock > Trusted places > Add trusted places

You can delete, rename, and edit the address anytime using the above settings.

Trusted devices

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

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock > Trusted devices > Add trusted device > Choose a device

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 another security lock. Someone who looks like you or your photo could unlock your android Oreo device.

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock > Trusted face > Add a trusted face

Also, improve facial recognition, or delete trusted face from your Oreo devices.

Trusted voice

A 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.

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock > Trusted voice

Also, set up Google voice using this: Google app > More > Settings > Voice > Voice match

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You can see above all possible options to automatically unlock your android Oreo 8.1, Nougat 7.1.2, Marshmallow 6.0, lollipop 5.1.2, and other devices.

Enable Smart Lock on Android 9 Pie

Settings > Security & location > Smart lock 

It includes on-body detection, trusted places, trusted devices, trusted face and voice match

Enable Smart Lock on Android 10

Settings > Security > Smart lock

It includes on-body detection, trusted places, trusted devices. Android 10 remove face unlock and voice match from smart lock options.

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

Step 1: Go to Settings.

Step 2: Tap on Security & locations.

Step 3: Tap on Device security.

Step 4: Tap on Smart lock.

And that’s all. Did you find the 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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