1. tf245yay's Avatar
    I currently own the Samsung Galaxy S4 running on Android Lollipop 5.0.1. I see that whenever I encrypted my device, I would be required to use a long password for my lock-screen. That is understandable because it would improve the encryption strength.

    However, is it possible to separate the encryption and lockscreen passwords? I know Apple uses that technique on iOS.

    I plan on getting the Galaxy S7 soon and I was wondering whether or not I could encrypt my device if I wish to use my fingerprints to unlock it.
    04-17-2016 07:58 PM
  2. srkmagnus's Avatar
    I currently own the Samsung Galaxy S4 running on Android Lollipop 5.0.1. I see that whenever I encrypted my device, I would be required to use a long password for my lock-screen. That is understandable because it would improve the encryption strength.

    However, is it possible to separate the encryption and lockscreen passwords? I know Apple uses that technique on iOS.

    I plan on getting the Galaxy S7 soon and I was wondering whether or not I could encrypt my device if I wish to use my fingerprints to unlock it.
    I don't think there is a way to have two (2) different passwords. You'll need to use only one.
    04-17-2016 08:45 PM

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