If you’ve set a lock screen password for your Samsung phone and now want to change it, this page is for you. We will show you how to change lock screen password, PIN and Pattern on Samsung phone. If you’re using other brands of Android phones, the steps are basically similar.
Step 1: Find the Settings app (which is a gear-shaped icon) on your Samsung phone’s homepage, and then tap to enter it.
Step 2: After entering the Settings page, tap Lock screen (or Lock screen and security, depending on your Android version).
Step 3: On the next page, you will see the “Screen lock type” at the top of the list. This option shows the screen lock type you are currently using, and entering this option you can change your screen lock. So what you need to do now is tap the ”Screen lock type” and enter your current PIN/password/Pattern to confirm access.
Step 4: After entering the “Screen lock type” page, you can change your current screen lock type to a new or different one. Please take a look at the following example.
Changing the password regularly can indeed improve the security in a sense, but it’s also easy to forget the password if you change it frequently. However, in some cases, you may want or have to change your lock screen password. For example:
In any case, after changing your lock screen password, PIN, or pattern, you should keep your new password in mind. Once you forget your password, you will have to reset your Samsung phone to unlock it.