Smart Lock keeps your phone unlocked when it's safe with you, such as when your phone is in your pocket or you're at home. After you set up Smart Lock, you won't need to manually unlock the phone.
Note: Available Smart Lock options vary depending on the phone model.
Home screen, tap
Important: You need to have a screen lock set up before you can use Smart Lock. If you haven't set up a screen lock, tap
Screen lock. This will be your alternate screen lock method.
Confirm your screen lock.
Choose from the available options and set when you want to keep the phone unlocked.
For instance, when:
- You're carrying the phone
- You're in a trusted location such as your home or office
- The phone is connected to a trusted device such as your
Bluetooth watch or car system
Follow the onscreen instructions, and then press to return to the
Device security, tap next to
Screen lock, tap
Lock after screen timeout, and then specify the idle time before the screen is locked.