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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Pin Windows Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Pin windows is one of security features in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that will let you pin a specific app on your phone's screen so you cannot navigate away from this app. It comes handy to prevent those who borrow your phone for certain purpose, such as seeing your photo collection, from exploring your phone secretly to know your personal data or information.


How to enable the pin windows feature?
As the example, we'll turn on this feature when the screen lock type is set to PIN by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Lock screen and security and then tap it.
Scroll the screen to the very bottom and then tap Other security settings.
Scroll down the screen to find Pin windows and then tap it.
If Pin windows is off, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on. The switch turns blue when it's enabled.
If you're tight with security issue, you can…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Auto Factory Reset Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When you're using one of screen lock types with secure lock settings(pattern, PIN, password, or fingerprints), you can enable the auto factory reset feature to have your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge automatically resets to factory settings if you or others attempt to unlock the phone incorrectly 15 times. This feature will give you two advantages: 1) it will provide you an easier way to factory reset your phone when you forget your screen lock method than if you have to do so manually from the recovery mode, 2) it will prevent unauthorised people from accessing or using information saved in your phone when it lost or stolen.


How to enable or disable the auto factory reset feature?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Lock screen and security and then tap it.
Tap Secure lock settings.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Auto factory reset

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Auto Factory Reset Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you have updated your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and are using one of the screen lock types with security lock feature(e.g., pattern, direction lock, PIN, password or fingerprints), you can use the auto factory reset feature to provide more protection for your phone. When this feature is enabled, your phone will automatically be reset to factory settings if you or others attempt to unlock the phone incorrectly 15 times. This can be used to avoid unathorized people from accessing data or information in your phone when it's lost or stolen.


How to enable or disable the auto factory reset feature?
As the example, we'll turn on or off this feature when the screen lock type is set to fingerprints by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Lock screen and security and then tap it.
Tap Secure lock settings.
Tap the ON/OFF …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Use Pin Windows Feature in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge comes with some security features that can be used to secure your phone based on your need and condition, one of which is the pin windows feature. When this feature is enabled, you can pin an app so that your phone can only be used to navigate this app. It can be useful when you want to prevent other people who borrow your phone for certain purpose, e.g: seeing your photo collection, to access other apps or dig your phone secretly to know your personal data or information.


How to enable the pin windows feature?
You can turn this feature on by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Personal section and then tap Lock screen and security.
Scroll the screen to the very bottom and then tap Other security settings.
Scroll the screen to the very bottom and then tap Pin windows.
Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Clear All Saved Passwords in the Browser Apps

There is an option inside the stock Browser apps on Samsung Galaxy S3 called remember password that will make the browser save the user name and password for websites. This of course will help you to prevent entering the wrong password, given in a single day you may have to entering lot of passwords, from the social media up to a bank account password.

See also: How to Make the Browser Remember Password on Samsung Galaxy S3

But, for certain reason you may want the browser no longer remembering the password for the website. If so, then you can easily removed all of them directly through the browser apps.


How to removed all saved passwords?
Below are the steps to do so:
Open the Browser apps.Tap the Menu key then select Settings.Tap Privacy and security.Scroll down to Password section, then tap Clear password.Tap OK button to confirm clearing password.Finish. Now you have managed to remove all saved password.
For the record, this option can't be use to remove one or some of passwords,…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Lock Remotely Using Samsung Dive

If you already have Samsung account, then you can use it to download or purchase application through Samsung Apps. You can also use this account to find and track your lost or stolen phone by utilizing Samsung Dive.

See also: How to Find and Track Your Lost Samsung Galaxy S3 Using Samsung Dive

In addition to find and track location of your Galaxy SIII, you can use Samsung Dive to lock your phone remotely. This of course will help you to prevent unauthorized person to access your phone and secure your phone data.


How to lock your phone remotely using Samsung Dive?
Before you can do this, make sure you have a Samsung account that will you use to login to samsungdive.com. Here are the steps to lock your phone:
Open web browser by clicking the web browser icon on your PC.In a web browser, go to www.samsungdive.comClick Sign In button.Click E-mail field then type your email address associated with your Samsung account.Click Password field then type your password.Click Sign In button.Click Lo…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Find and Track Your Phone Using Samsung Dive

Have you ever imagine what if your beloved Samsung Galaxy SIII is lost or stolen? Of course this is an event that you would never want to happen. Well, before it happens there are several steps you can take for prevention, such as write down your IMEI number that will you use to complete your report to the police and create Samsung account which will allow you to use the service from Samsung to find and track your lost or stolen phone named Samsung Dive

See also: How to Setup Samsung Account on Samsung Galaxy S3

Once you've finished create new Samsung account or if you already have it, now you can add your account then enable remote control option on your phone in order to allow you to find and track your phone's location using Samsung Dive.


How to add Samsung account and activate remote controls?
Before you're able to use Samsung Dive, first of all you need to add your Samsung account and activate remote controls on your phone. To do so follow the steps below:
Go to Apps th…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Font Style

As we all know, you can personalize your Galaxy SIII according to your liking using number of options available inside this phone. Thing that you can personalize on this phone is you can change the wallpaper with the available Samsung wallpaper or using your own photos.

See also: How to Change Samsung Galaxy S3 Home Screen Background Image Using Your Own Pictures

In addition to personalize your wallpaper, here you can also change your phone's font style. This of course will provide you different experience when using your phone.


How to change font style?
Here are the steps to change your phone's font style:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Tap Display.Tap Font style.Here you will see four fonts style available on a pop up menu. They are: Default font, Choco cooky, Helvetica S and Rosemary.Tap the required font style you wish to use.Tap Yes button to set font as the selected font.Tap the Home key to return to the standby mode.Finish. Now you have …

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change Barring Password

In Samsung Galaxy S3 you can restrict certain types of incoming or outgoing calls by turned on call barring settings. To make a change on you call barring settings, you will be prompted to enter 4 digit barring password.

See also: How to Set Call Barring Settings on Samsung Galaxy S3

If it's your first time and you never change your barring password, then the default is 0000. But, for security reason and else, you may want to change your current barring password with the new ones.


How to change barring password?
To change your current barring password, kindly follow the steps listed below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Call settings.Tap Additional settings.Tap Call barring.Tap Voice call.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Change password.Tap on Old password field then enter your current password. If you never change, the default is 0000.Tap on New password field then enter your new 4 digit barring password.Tap on Confirm password…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change PIN2

As we have learnt before, in Samsung Galaxy SIII you can restrict outgoing call by turning on fixed dialing on your phone. Once you enable this option, your phone will only be able to make a call to emergency numbers and to the selected number that you have been added into FDN list.

See also: How to Add Fixed Numbers to FDN List on Samsung Galaxy S3

When you add fixed number into FDN list, you will be prompted to enter PIN2. As with PIN, you can also change your PIN2 to the new ones you like.


How to change PIN2 code?
To do so kindly following the steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Tap Phone.Tap the Menu key.On pop up menu select Call settings.Scroll to Additional settings, then tap on it.Tap Fixed Dialing Numbers.To change your PIN2 tap Change PIN2.Enter your 4 digit current PIN2. When you never change your PIN2, the default is 0000, then tap OK button.Enter your new 4 digit PIN2 then tap OK button.Enter your new 4 digit PIN2 again to confirm your new PIN2 then tap OK button.Fi…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Unblock SIM Card

As we have learnt before, one more way to make your Samsung Galaxy SIII more secure is by turning SIM PIN on. Once this option is enabled then you will be prompted to enter 4 digit PIN whenever your turn your phone on.

See also: How to Turn SIM PIN On or Off on Samsung Galaxy S3

Turn on your SIM PIN of course will help you to avoid your phone from unauthorised access, due to everyone who will use your phone including yourself should key in 4 digit PIN when turning on the phone. But, you should remain that when you or anyone else entering the wrong PIN three times in a row, then your SIM will be blocked and you need to enter your PUK to unblock it.


How to unblock blocked SIM card?
As mentioned above, you can unblocking your SIM by entering your PUK. You can get your PUK or PIN Unlocked Key by contacting your service provider. Well, here are the steps to unblock your blocked SIM card:
Turn your phone off by tap and hold Power button.On pop up menu select Power off.Tap OK button to shut do…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Change SIM PIN

One way that you can do to make your Samsung Galaxy SIII more secure is by turning on your mobile phone PIN. Once you enabled this option you will be prompted to key in 4 digit PIN number every time you turn your phone on.

See also: How to Turn On or Off PIN on Samsung Galaxy S3

Turn your PIN on also can help you to prevent your phone from unauthorised access. And for the security reason you may want to change your PIN periodically from its current PIN number to the new PIN that you wish to use.


How to change SIM PIN code?
You can change your 4 digit PIN with ease by following the steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Tap Security.Tap Set up SIM card lock.Tap Change SIM PIN.Here you will be prompted to enter your current PIN. If this is the first time for you to change your PIN, the default PIN is 0000. Tap OK button.Enter your new 4 digit PIN, then tap OK button.Enter your new 4 digit PIN again to confirm your new PIN, then tap OK button.Finish.…

Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Turn Phone PIN On or Off

When you using Samsung Galaxy S3 as your phone, you can customize it according to your need. One of the thing that you can customize inside it is the way you want to unlock your phone. There are several ways to unlock your phone, such as using PIN or password.

See also: How to Customize Samsung Galaxy S3 Lock Screen

You can also use PIN to protect your SIM from unauthorized access by turning your PIN protection on. Once you turn this option on, you will be prompted to key it when you turn your phone on.


How to turn on mobile phone PIN?
You can turn this option on by following the steps below:
Go to Apps through Home screen.Scroll to Settings, then tap on it.Tap Security.Tap Set up SIM card lock.To turn on SIM PIN tap Lock SIM card. When the checkbox next to this option is ticked means this option is enabled.Key in your PIN. The default PIN is 0000 then tap OK button.Finish. Now you have managed activated your mobile phone PIN.
How to turn off mobile phone PIN?
For any reason you may want…