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Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus: How To Add Owner Information – Solved

Nobody buys a Samsung Galaxy S9 with the clear thought in mind that it will be lost. At the same time, this is still an option that you have to take into account, especially given the value of this smartphone.

And while you might think that the person who finds it can simply dial a few numbers from your agenda in the attempt of identifying the owner of Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus… Think again – don’t you have a password that can be hardly bypassed by regular users?

If that’s the case, you’ll want to use a minimal identification feature that can prove crucial in instances like the one described above. It’s called the Owner Information on Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 plus and, obviously, it’s the place from the Lock Screen where you can type important personal contact details.

This also answers the conundrum from above, in the sense that if your phone is lost and found by a stranger, that person won’t have to bother and try to unlock it. The details for contacting you should be readily available on the Lock Screen.

 

How Do You Activate About Owner Feature On Galaxy S9 And Galaxy S9 Plus Lock Screen?

  1. Go to the device Settings, available on the Home Screen, at the Apps menu;
  2. Navigate all the way to the section labeled as Device Security;
  3. Select the Information & App Shortcut menu;
  4. Find the About Owner section and tap on it;
  5. Type the text you’d like to have in this section, on the Lock Screen;
  6. Save the changes and leave the settings.

 

Now, for the moment of truth, simply lock the phone and use the side Power button to light up the display. As the Lock Screen expands, your previously configured message should show up in there.

Of course, any message can work for the Samsung Galaxy S9, but you might want to keep it simple like in “If found, please dial …… Thank you!“. The only thing left for you now is to decide what alternative number you want to use as an emergency contact…

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