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My Samsung Galaxy S® 4 by Steve Schwartz

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17. Securing the Phone

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In this chapter, you discover simple methods for securing your phone from prying eyes and unauthorized use. Topics include the following:

Securing the lock screen

→ Setting options for the current locking method

Unlocking the phone

→ Other security measures for you to consider

Do you occasionally leave your phone unattended? If you don’t like the idea that someone might use your phone and see everything you’ve stored on it, you can secure it using lock screen and security settings.

Securing the Lock Screen

Whenever you turn on the phone or restore it from a darkened state, you normally see the lock screen. Its purpose ...

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