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How to Create Advanced Security Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

How to Create Advanced Security Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Settings
How to Create Advanced Security Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 7. This Note 7 Tutorial help you to make secure your device and protect your data with Lock Screen and Security settings and more with the new retina or iris recognition on the best intelligent security, better and faster with 6 GB RAM.

How to Create Advanced Security Settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Use these Tutorial options to configure advanced security settings.
  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps; Settings.
  2. Tap Lock screen and security; Other security settings for the following advanced options:
• Trust agents: Perform selected actions when trusted devices are connected.
- To view Trust agents, set up a secured screen lock (Password, PIN, Pattern, Fingerprints, or Irises).
• Pin windows: Pin an app on your device screen, preventing access to other features of your device.
• Usage data access: View the applications that can access your device’s usage history.
• Notification access: View the applications that can access notifications you receive on your device.
• Do not disturb permission: View which apps have permission to change the Do not disturb settings.

Galaxy note7 settings and set the Screen Lock
This Tutorial recommended that you secure your Note7 device using a Screen lock.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Screen lock type to select a screen lock and level of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Intelligent Security Settings :
  • Swipe: Swipe the screen to unlock it. This option provides no security.
  • Pattern: Create a pattern that you draw on the screen to unlock your device. This option provides medium security.
  • PIN: Select a PIN to use for unlocking the screen. This option provides medium to high security.
  • Password: Create a password for unlocking the screen. This option provides high security.
  • None: Do not lock the screen.
  • Fingerprints: Use fingerprint recognition to unlock the screen. This option provides medium to high security.
  • Irises: Use iris recognition to unlock the screen
3. Select your notification preferences, if you choose a secured lock screen option:
• Tap On/Off to enable or disable showing notifications on the lock screen.
• Hide content: Enable to hide the content of notifications.
• Notification icons only: Enable to hide notification details and show only the icon.

4. If you also want to use fingerprints or eyes to unlock the device, tap Fingerprints and/or Irises, and then tap Set up. Otherwise, tap Later to skip biometrics setup.

5. Choose a screen lock option:
  • Info and app shortcuts: Display a dual clock, owner information, and app shortcuts on the Lock screen.
  • Notifications on lock screen: Show notifications on the Lock screen.
  • Secure lock settings: Set your secure lock functions such as Secured lock time and Smart lock. This option is not available with Swipe. The Options vary based on the screen lock type.
Samsung Note 7 Fingerprints
Samsung Note 7 Security Settings
Use fingerprint recognition as an alternative Samsung Note 7 Intelligent Security Settings to entering Note 7 passwords in certain apps. You can also use your fingerprint to verify your identity when logging in to your Note 7 Samsung account. The Note 7 Fingerprint recognition uses the unique characteristics of each fingerprint to enhance the security of your device. The likelihood of the fingerprint sensor confusing even small areas of two different fingerprints is very low. But in rare cases, the sensor may recognize a fingerprint that is similar to a registered fingerprint.

Register a Fingerprint on Galaxy Note 7
You can register up to three fingerprints. A password is also set up as an alternative to your fingerprint.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Fingerprints.
  • If no fingerprints are registered, you are prompted to choose a secure screen lock and scan your fingerprint. Follow the prompts to complete setup.
  • To add a fingerprint, tap Add fingerprint and follow the prompts to register a fingerprint and password. You must set a pattern, PIN, or password to protect your fingerprints.
  • To rename a fingerprint, tap the fingerprint, enter a new name, and then tap Rename.
  • To delete a fingerprint, touch and hold the fingerprint, and then tap Remove. Confirm when prompted.
Fingerprint Verification on Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Fingerprint verification can be used for other accounts accessed from your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Fingerprints for the following options:
  • Web sign-in: Access your online accounts using your fingerprint.
  • Verify Samsung account: Verify your identity using your fingerprint when logging in to your Samsung account.
  • Fingerprint unlock: Tap On/Off to enable or disable fingerprint security.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Iris Scanner
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Scanner Settings
Use iris recognition as an alternative on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Intelligent Security Settings to entering passwords in certain apps. You can also use your irises to verify your identity when logging in to your Samsung account. Some people may have dizziness, seizures, epileptic seizures or blackouts triggered by light flashes or patterns, even if they have never had a seizure or blackout before. Anyone who has had a seizure, loss of awareness, or other symptom linked to an epileptic condition, or has a family history of such symptoms or conditions, should see a doctor before using the Samsung Note 7 Iris Scanner.
DO NOT stare directly into the infrared iris recognition LED as prolonged use can cause eye strain. Do not stare at the iris recognition LED light when your eyes are less than 20 cm (~8 inches) away from the device, for best results keep your eyes between 25‑35 cm (~10 14 inches) away for optimum recognition.

The Iris Scanner or the Note 7 Retina Scanner is not intended to be used as a medical device and the biometric data collected and stored locally by the mechanism is not intended to be used for any diagnostic, therapeutic, or preventative purposes. Please follow this Note 7 manual and tutorial and all instructions for use of this feature.

For best results, remove eye glasses and sun glasses. Do not use the Iris Scanner in bright sunlight or areas with excessive reflected light (for example, by the pool or seashore). Do not use the Iris Scanner in low light. Look straight at the device (not up, down or sideways), and hold your head still for the scan. Tinted contact lenses and surgically repaired or replaced iris lenses may interfere with operation of the Iris Scanner. Do not walk or operate a vehicle while using the Iris Scanner

How to Register Irises on your Galaxy Note 7?
To use your eyes to unlock your device, you must set a pattern, PIN, or password. For best results, perform the set up process indoors, and remove your glasses or contact lenses. To register just one of your eyes, tap the link on the setup screen to register one iris.

Galaxy Note 7 Tutorial To register your irises:
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Irises.
3. Follow the prompts to register your irises.

Iris Verification
Iris verification can be used for other accounts accessed from your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Irises for the following options:
  • Remove: Delete existing irises.
  • My irises: Manage your existing irises.
  • Mask on preview screen: Choose a mask to display when using the iris scanner.
  • Web sign-in: Enable to use your irises to sign in to websites.
  • Verify Samsung account: Enable to use your irises to verify your Samsung account when you access a feature or app that requires it.
  • Iris unlock: Enable to unlock the device using your irises.
Unknown Sources
Enable installation of non-Google Play applications.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security; Unknown sources to enable this option.
Warning: Enabling installation of third-party applications can cause your device and personal data to be more vulnerable to attacks by unknown sources.

How to Create a Secure Folder on Samsung Note 7?
Samsung Note 7 Settings
Lock your private content and apps to enhance security. You must sign in to your Samsung account in order to use Secure Folder. You must also set a secure lock for your device.
  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps > Settings.
  2. Tap Lock screen and security > Secure Folder and follow the prompts to secure content on your device.

Secure Startup
Protect your Note7 device by using a screen lock when your device turns on. Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your device each time you power it on.
  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
  2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Secure startup and follow the prompts to encrypt all data on your device.
Encrypt SD Card on Note7
Require a numeric PIN or password to decrypt your optional memory card (not included) when you first access it after powering on your device.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Encrypt SD card.
3. Tap Encrypt SD card and follow the prompts to encrypt all data on your memory card.

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SIM Card Lock
Require both your SIM card PIN and your ordinary screen lock type when unlocking the device.
  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps &; Settings.
  2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Other security settings > Set up SIM card lock and follow the prompts.
  3. Tap Lock SIM card to enable the feature.
  4. Tap Change SIM card PIN to create a new PIN.
View Passwords on Note 7
Display the Samsung Note 7 password characters briefly as you type them.
  1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
  2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Other security settings > Make passwords visible to turn the feature on.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Security Update Service


You can set an automatically receive security updates.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Other security settings for the following Security update service options:
• Security policy updates: Automatically or manually check for security policy updates.
- Automatic updates can also be limited to only when your device is connected to a Wi‑Fi network.
• Send security reports: Use Wi-Fi to send security reports to Samsung for threat analysis.

Samsung Note7 Phone Administration
Manage your phone administrators and application installation privileges.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Other security Settings > Phone administrators.
• Tap Android Device Manager to allow it to lock or erase a lost device.
• Tap Support & Protection to enable it.

Credential Storage on Note 7
Manage your security certificates. If a certificate authority (CA) certificate gets compromised or for some other reason you do not trust it, you can disable or remove it.
1. From a Home screen, tap Apps ; Settings.
2. Tap Lock screen and security ; Other security settings for the following Credential storage options:
  • Storage type: Select a storage location for credential contents.
  • View security certificates: Display certificates in your device’s ROM and other certificates you have installed.
  • User certificates: View user certificates.
  • Install from phone storage: Install a new certificate from storage.
  • Clear credentials: Erase the credential contents from the device and reset the password.
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