1. AC Question's Avatar
    Since the marshmallow update I have to use my password to unlock my phone every time I turn it on. I have fingerprint security so this seems overkill and unnecessary. Can I turn off that password on startup or is this here for good?
    06-12-2016 10:17 AM
  2. belodion's Avatar
    Are you talking about powering on or just waking the phone by switching on?
    06-12-2016 10:52 AM
  3. llgreen415's Avatar
    Powering on
    06-12-2016 11:16 AM
  4. belodion's Avatar
    Welcome as a new member.

    That is I believe normal.
    06-12-2016 11:47 AM
  5. llgreen415's Avatar
    Oh, thank you. Hmmm, didn't do it before upgrade. Before upgrade, I would just use the fingerprint to unlock phone after turning it on. I guess it keeps someone from chopping off your finger to access the phone, they'll need to keep you alive to get your password. I use my password then can use my fingerprints until I turn the phone off.
    06-12-2016 09:03 PM
  6. chanchan05's Avatar
    On an S7, that could be controlled in Settings>Lockscreen and Security>Secure Startup>toggle Require PIN on startup
    06-12-2016 09:05 PM
  7. llgreen415's Avatar
    My wife has the same S5 and uses pattern lock. When hers powers up it goes straight to pattern to unlock.
    06-12-2016 11:08 PM

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