Samsung Galaxy Light. Security
Security The Security settings allow you to determine the security level for your device. Encrypt Device When enabled, this feature requires a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your device each time you power it on or encrypt the data on your SD card each time it is connected: 1. From the Home screen, press and then tap Settings ➔ (More tab) ➔ Security. 2. Tap Encrypt device. For more information, read the displayed help screen. 3. Tap Encrypt external SD card to enable the encryption on SD card data that requires a password be entered each time the microSD card is connected. Tip: Make sure your battery is charged more than 80 percent. Encryption may take an hour or more. Setting up SIM Card Lock Prevent another user from using your SIM card to make unauthorized calls or from accessing information stored on your SIM card by protecting the information using a PIN code. When enabled, your phone will ask for a PIN number each time you use the phone. Using this option you can also change your SIM PIN number. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab ➔ Security. 2. Tap Set up SIM card lock. 3. Tap Lock SIM card, enter your SIM PIN code, then tap OK. Note: You must activate Lock SIM card before you can change your SIM PIN code. To change an existing SIM Card PIN: 1. Tap Change SIM PIN. 2. Enter the old SIM PIN code and tap OK. 3. Enter the new SIM PIN code and tap OK. 4. Re-type the new SIM PIN code and tap OK. Changing Your Settings 273 Password Settings When you create a phone password you can also configure the phone to display the password as you type it instead of using an asterisk (*). 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab ➔ Security. 2. Tap Make passwords visible to activate this feature. Device Administration Activating this feature allows Google to administrate your phone in a way similar to IT security settings on a corporate PC. This would be beneficial in the case that your phone was lost or stolen. The phone could be “deactivated” or “restricted” (through administration) from a remote location. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab ➔ Security. 2. Tap Device administrators to begin configuring this setting. 3. Select an administrator device and follow the prompts. 274 Unknown Sources Before you can download a web application you must enable the Unknown sources feature (enables downloading). Developers can use this option to install non-Play Store applications. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab ➔ Security. 2. Tap Unknown sources to active this feature. Verify Apps Allows you to block or warn yourself before installing apps that can cause harm. 1. From the main Settings page, tap More tab ➔ Security. 2. Tap Verify apps to active this feature. Note: Enabling this feature can prevent installation of some applications from the Play Store.