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Make Passwords Visible; Device Administrators; Unknown Sources - Samsung Galaxy S III mini User Manual

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Make Passwords Visible

When enabled, password characters display briefly as you
touch them while entering passwords.
1. From the Settings screen, touch Security.
2. Touch Make passwords visible to create a check mark
and enable or disable the display of password

Device Administrators

The Device Administration feature allows you to select one or
more administration applications that control your device for
security purposes (for example, if your phone is lost of
stolen). These applications enforce remote or local device
security policies.
Some of the features a device administration application
might control are:
Setting the number of failed password attempts before the
device is restored to factory settings.
Automatically locking the device.
Restoring factory settings on the device.
Note: If a device uses multiple enabled administration
applications, the strictest policy is enforced.
1. From the Settings screen, touch Security.
2. Touch Device administrators.
3. Select a device administrator and follow the prompts. If
no device administrators are listed, you can download
them from the Play Store.

Unknown Sources

This feature allows you to download and install non-Market
1. From the Settings screen, touch Security.
2. Touch Unknown sources.
A check mark displays to indicate it is active.
Warning! Enabling this option causes your phone and personal
data to be more vulnerable to attack by applications
from unknown sources.


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