How to Change the Amount of Time a Samsung Galaxy On5 Waits Before Locking

Does it seem like your phone is waiting too long before it locks itself?

While the current lock duration on your Samsung Galaxy On5 may be set to its factory default, it’s not always an ideal option if you discover that buttons are being pressed in your pocket or bag.

Our tutorial below will show you how to change the amount of time a Samsung Galaxy On5 waits before locking so that you can hopefully fix any problems that this setting may be causing.

How to Adjust the Galaxy On5 Lock Duration

  1. Select Apps.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Tap Lock screen and security.
  4. Select Secure lock settings.
  5. Choose Lock automatically.
  6. Select a time.

Our guide continues below with additional information on how to change the amount of time a Samsung Galaxy On5 waits before locking, including pictures of these steps.

Your Android Marshmallow phone has a setting that determines the amount of time without a screen touch that the device will wait before automatically locking itself.

This is a security precaution in the event that you forget to lock your device and leave it unattended.

There are several options available to you when determining how long your Galaxy On5 will wait before automatically locking. It is up to you to determine which option provides the best mix of convenience and security.

How to Increase or Decrease the Lock Time on a Samsung Galaxy On5 (Guide with Pictures)

The steps in this article were performed on a Samsung Galaxy On5, but will also work on many other Android devices.

Step 1: Open the Apps folder.

open android marshmallow apps folder

Step 2: Select the Settings option.

open settings on galaxy on5

Step 3: Tap the Lock screen and security button.

how to adjust the lock time in android marshmallow

Step 4: Touch the Secure lock settings option.

make the screen stay on longer in android marshmallow

Step 5: Select the Lock automatically option.

increase or decrease the auto lock time on galaxy on5

Step 6: Tap the amount of time that you would like your Android Marshmallow device to wait before it locks itself.

make the andorid screen stay on longer or shorter in android marshmallow

Now that you know how to change the amount of time a Samsung Galaxy On5 waits before locking, you will be able to adjust this setting if you ever find that it’s becoming a problem for how you use the device.

Learn how to turn off the passcode on your Galaxy On5 if you would like to make it easier to get into your phone.

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