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Security; Encryption; Passwords; Device Administration - Samsung Galaxy S4 mini User Manual

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Tap Home, Office, or Car, and then follow the prompts to configure options for
identifying the location.
Tap

Security

Configure options for securing information on your phone.

Encryption

You can encrypt accounts, settings, downloaded apps and their data, media, and other files.
After encryption, you must enter the PIN or password you set each time you turn on your phone.
You can also encrypt information stored on an optional installed memory card (not included).
Encryption may take an hour or more to complete. Start with a charged battery, and keep the
phone on the charger until encryption is complete. Interrupting the encryption process may
result in the loss of some or all data.
1. Press
2. Touch Security, and then touch an option:
Encrypt device: Touch Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the prompts
to encrypt information.
Encrypt external SD card: Touch Set screen lock type to start, and then follow the
prompts to encrypt information.

Passwords

Use the Make passwords visible setting to briefly display password characters as you enter
them into password fields.
1. Press
2. Touch Security, and then touch the check box beside Make passwords visible to
enable or disable the setting.

Device Administration

Some applications, such as Corporate email, may require you allow access to your phone by
device administrators in certain circumstances, such as if your phone is lost or stolen.
Some features a device administrator might control include:
Setting the number of failed password attempts before the phone is restored to factory
settings.
Automatically locking the phone.
Settings
to set up a new location.
and touch
> Settings > More tab.
and touch
> Settings > More tab.
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