The Samsung Galaxy S6
is shipped with a small accessibility feature called Direction Lock
, which will make the process of unlocking your phone much easier. Direction Lock will enable you to unlock your device by swiping your finger in a series of directions (Up, Down, Left, or Right).
In this step-by-step tutorial, we will show you how to set up Direction Lock
on your device.
Enable Direction Lock on the Samsung Galaxy S6
Go to Settings
Go to More Settings
and tap on Direction lock
Toggle the Direction lock
You will be prompted to create a series of directions
Swipe your finger in the desired direction(s) to create your unlock pattern. Once done, tap on Continue
to proceed to the next screen:
Next, register a backup PIN
and tap on Continue
Configure your lock screen notification settings and tap on Done
is now enabled on your smartphone.
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