1. Alishibaz's Avatar
    About a week ago, I got a new Samsung Galaxy S4 and I was experimenting with the Home Screen & Lock Screen.

    For some reason, after some experimenting, my Lock Screen changed. It now has several concentric circles with an image of a pad lock in the middle of them. I have no idea how this image got onto my Lock Screen or how to remove it.

    Would anyone know how this happened?
    05-31-2015 09:37 PM
  2. Jerry A's Avatar
    Sounds like you enabled Smart Lock.
    05-31-2015 09:38 PM
  3. Alishibaz's Avatar
    Smart Lock?

    You may very well be right about that. I've only had this phone for one week and I've never heard of Smart Lock.

    I have spent quite a bit of time exploring and experimenting trying to learn about the phone.

    Can you tell me what Smart Lock is and how I can disable it?

    Or better yet, can you point me to some description of Smart Lock somewhere so I can read it on my own and learn from it that way?

    I Googled "samsung galaxy s4 disable smart lock"

    I found a few descriptions. One was in a forum named, "Solvemix". But I couldn't understand their description. I'm afraid it was all just far above my head.
    06-01-2015 02:50 PM
  4. Alishibaz's Avatar
    OK. I figured it out.

    Thanks so much Jerry A. I guess that all I really needed was the name of the feature and I just looked at that link I posted and checked the phone and I figured it out.

    But it would have taken me a very long time to have figured this out all by myself.

    So thank you very much for your help.

    P.S. I really dig your avatar. Very scary.

    06-01-2015 04:08 PM

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