When you unlock Galaxy S20 with a PIN, you can confirm PIN without tapping OK to unlock the phone directly to Galaxy S20 Home screen.
This Galaxy S20 guide explains why you may need to confirm PIN without tapping OK, then shows you how to enable and disable this feature. Some FAQs related to conforming PIN without tapping OK on Galaxy S20 are answered.
This feature is available in most Samsung Galaxy phones including all 3 models of Galaxy S20 (Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra), Galaxy S10, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy S9 and many others.
Please also note, this feature works only for screen lock type as a PIN. If you set the screen lock type as password, you always have to manually confirm the password.
Why do you need to confirm PIN without tapping OK on Galaxy S20?
By default, when you unlock Galaxy S20 with a PIN, you have to type the PIN, then tap OK on the keypad to confirm.
Many owners think this is “natural” because they have done this from day one of using a smartphone.
If you want to unlock the phone more quickly without tapping the OK to confirm the typed PIN, then the solution exists on Samsung Galaxy S20 and many other Galaxy phones.
In other words, you can just type the PIN and unlock the phone instantly. When typing, if the typed PIN matches the lock screen PIN, then Galaxy S20 will be unlocked automatically.
Obviously, this is a more efficient way to unlock the phone with a PIN.
Unfortunately, this feature is not enabled by default. You can enable it when setting up the phone, or you can enable and disable it at any time. Read on.
Of course, this feature is not for everyone. But it can be beneficial if you can confirm PIN without tapping OK for many Galaxy S20 owners.
If you need to unlock the phone faster.
Without tapping OK not only save you one tap but also save the time for you to switch from tapping to mentally confirm the PIN.
If you use a similar PIN on different devices, you can just use a PIN with different length.
It is a bad practice to use the identical PIN on all devices.
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