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How to Set Lock Screen Password on Samsung/Huawei Android Phone

The lock screen password protects your mobile phone from unauthorized access. If you didn’t set a screen lock for your Android phone when you first activated it, you can still put a lock screen password at any time you want. Now, in this article, we will show you how to set a lock screen password on Samsung/Huawei Android phone.


Part 1: How to set lock screen password on Samsung phone

Step 1: Open your Samsung phone and tap the Settings app from the Home screen.

Step 2: After entering the Settings page, tap Lock Screen.

tap Lock Screen

Step 3: On the Lock screen page, tap “Screen lock type” at the top of the list.

Step 4: Then you can set a screen lock type to lock your Samsung phone.

set screen lock type

  • To set a Pattern lock, tap Pattern, and then draw your unlock pattern on the 3-by-3 grid of dots by connecting at least 4 dots. After drawing the pattern, tap Continue. Draw the pattern again to confirm it, then tap Confirm.

set pattern lock

  • To set a PIN, tap PIN, enter your PIN, and then tap Continue. Similarly, you need to enter the PIN again and tap OK to confirm it. PIN is a combination of pure numbers and must contain at least 4 digits. 8 digits are recommended because it is safe and easy to remember for yourself.

enter PIN

  • To put a password, tap Password, then enter your password and tap Continue. Enter the password again and tap OK to confirm it. The password must contain at least 4 characters and at least one letter. It is a combination of digits and letters, so it is considered to be the most secure lock screen type.

Part 2: How to set lock screen password on Huawei phone

Step 1: Open your Huawei mobile phone and tap the Settings app from the Home screen.

Step 2: On the Settings menu, tap Biometrics & password and on the next page, tap “Lock screen password”.

tap Lock screen password

Step 3: Now you can set a lock screen password for your Huawei phone. By default, Huawei phone will invite you to set a 6-digit PIN. Enter your PIN and click the “√” icon on the keyboard. Then enter the PIN again to confirm it. You can tap CHANGE UNLOCK METHOD to set other types of lock screen password, such as a mix password and pattern.

set password on Huawei phone

Conclusion:

The above is how to set the lock screen password on Samsung and Huawei mobile phone. If you are using other Android phones, such as Vivo, Oppo, LG, HTC, etc., the steps are similar. In short, you need to enter the Settings app first, and then find the password settings option. Once the password is set, you should remember it. If you forget any type of the password and get locked out of your phone, there is no way to recover the password and you’ll need to reset your phone.