Here’s how to change the lock screen on Pixel 4a 5G. You can set Google Pixel 4a screen lock security as Swipe, Pattern, PIN, or Password. Also, use a Fingerprint scanner (Pixel imprint) and Google smart lock that includes on-body detection, trusted places, and trusted devices to automatically unlock your Pixel without touch it. Pixel 4a removed face unlocks (face recognition) security.
How to Set Screen Lock on Google Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 3a (XL), Pixel 4 (XL), Pixel 3 (XL) – Stock Android 11
Follow the below settings to change lock screen settings in your Google Pixel 4a (5G).
Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel twice from the top and tap the “Settings gear (Cog)” icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and touch on “Security”.
Step 3: Touch “Screen lock” in device security.
Confirm your lock screen to continue.
Step 4: Choose “Screen lock” you want to set (We choose Pattern lock).
Step 5: “Draw the pattern” to set the screen lock and touch the “Next”.
Step 6: “Draw the pattern again” and touch “Confirm”.
Lock your Pixel 4a and other Pixels.
Step 7: To unlock your Pixel 4a, you need to “Draw the pattern”.
To remove the current screen lock, just select other lock screen security (PIN/Password) in your device.
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How to Hide Pattern Lock Dots on Google Pixel 4a(5G)/Pixel 5
If you have used pattern lock for your screen lock security, you can hide pattern dots using the below settings.
Settings > Security > Tap on Settings gear icon > Toggle off “Make pattern visible”
How to Add Fingerprint on Pixel 4a 5G
Fingerprint security is less secure compare to PIN, Pattern lock, or Password.
Step 1: Go to “Settings”.
Step 2: Scroll down and click “Security”.
Step 3: Click “Pixel Imprint” in the device security.
Enter the PIN or Password you set.
Step 4: Touch “+ Add fingerprint”.
Step 5: Put your finger on the sensor at the back of your Pixels and lift after you feel a vibration. Wait until see Fingerprint added message on the screen.
Step 6: “Tap Done”.
How to Remove Screen Lock on Pixel 4a 5G
It will remove saved fingerprints and other lock screen security.
Settings > Security > Screen lock > None > Yes, remove
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