This Galaxy S20 guide explains how the lock screen protects your data, the layout of the lock screen, and shows you how to use gestures on the Galaxy S20 lock screen.
Why is the Galaxy S20 lock screen so important?
Like in all other Android phones, Galaxy S20 lock screen is an essential part to secure your phone.
Basically, it is a door to your contents and private data. You are holding the key. And the key is your lock screen PIN/password/pattern.
So, Galaxy S20 lock screen protects your data from unauthorized access.
If anyone can bypass your Galaxy S20 lock screen, then he/she can access almost all data saved on the phone.
Galaxy S20 lock screen layout
As shown in the screenshot below, typically, there are 7 components on the Galaxy S20 lock screen
#1. Status bar
The status bar on the lock screen shows the name of the current mobile network provider and other status icons.
There are no notification icons in the status bar of the Galaxy S20 lock screen. Notifications, if enabled on the lock screen, will be shown below.
By default, a clock, whose clockface can be customized, is shown here.
But this is also the place holder for faceWidgets. You can swipe left or right in this region to switch to different faceWidgets.
Galaxy S20 allows you to enable up to 5 faceWidget on the lock screen.
#3. Contact info
You can leave your contact info here so that other people can contact you in case you forget to bring the phone (e.g., leave the phone in a restaurant).
For this purpose, you should leave a number of another phone.
You can also use the space to insert some motivational quotes to inspire you.
You can choose to show or hide notifications on theGalaxy S20 lock screen.
If you choose to show notifications, you can then customize the notification with icons only or with snippets. Read on.
#5. Charging status (when charging)
The charging status gives you a rough estimation of the charging time needed to fully charge the Galaxy S20 battery.
Of course, this appears only when the phone is connected to a charger.
#6. Fingerprint location indicator
The in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor is … Read the rest