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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Samsung Galaxy Avant How to Setup the Lockscreen

Samsung Galaxy Avant LTE
Lockscreen Setup

To Setup Lockscreen

Step 1. Tap on the Apps icon and goto Settings.

Step 2. Click on Lock Screen.

Step 3. Click on Screen Lock.

Step 4. Choose what type of Lock Screen you want to setup and go through the setup on the phone.

If you ever forget your pattern or password and can't get back into your phone you will need to do a Hard Reset. Here's a link for the Hard Reset on the Samsung Galaxy Avant for Metro PCS.

Also make sure to subscribe to my YouTube Channel! Here's a video showing you step by step how to setup the Lock Screen on your Samsung Galaxy Avant for Metro PCS.

Samsung Galaxy Avant Safe Mode

Safe Mode

Safe Mode boots your device with all Apps disabled. So, i you have a malicious App that is not allowing you to uninstall you can boot into Safe Mode and remove it. I've seen a lot of people get their phone stuck in Safe Mode and have no clue how to get out of it. Well here's how.

How to Turn Off Safe Mode

To turn off safe mode, follow these steps:

  1. Press and hold the Power key.
  2. Tap Restart.
  3. The device reboots in standard mode.

How to Turn On Safe Mode

Turn on safe mode

  1. Turn the device off.
  2. Press and hold the Power key.
  3. When Samsung Galaxy Avant appears on the screen:
    1. Wait 3 seconds then Release the Power key and immediately press the Volume Down key. 
  4. Continue to hold the Volume down key until the device finishes restarting.
  5. Release the Volume down key when you see Safe Mode in the bottom left corner.

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Uninstall third party applications

  1. Continue in Safe mode.
  2. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Scroll to 'APPLICATIONS,' then tap Application manager.
  5. If necessary, swipe right to the Downloaded screen.
  6. Tap the desired application.
  7. Tap Uninstall.
  8. Tap OK.

I put together this video showing you how to turn Safe Mode On and Off as well! I hope this all this has helped, let me know in the comments !


 Every Android Phone has Safe Mode and most are pretty similar to turn off or on. If your having trouble still feel free to ask me for help in the comment section below! Also head over to my YouTube Channel and subscribe to my Channel!

Samsung Galaxy Avant How to Clear & Uninstall an App

Samsung Galaxy Avant 4G LTE
Application Management

Is there an App on your Samsung Galaxy Avant that's just not working right? Maybe won't open properly or just taking forever to open. Sometimes you may just need to clear the cache memory for the app to get it back to smooth operation. If that doesn't help you may need to uninstall the App and try downloading it again. 

To Clear an Apps Cache

Single app cache
  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'APPLICATIONS,' then tap Application manager.
  4. Swipe left and select one of the following:
    • SD CARD
    • ALL
  5. Touch the desired app.
  6. Tap Clear cache.
  7. Tap Clear data.
  8. Tap OK.

All app cache
  1. From the home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'SYSTEM,' then tap Storage.
  4. Wait for the Cached data section to calculate.
  5. Tap Cached data.
  6. Tap OK.

To Uninstall an App

To uninstall third-party apps, follow these steps:

  1. From any home screen, tap Apps.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down to 'APPLICATIONS,' then tap Application manager.
  4. Touch and hold the desired app.
  5. Tap Uninstall.
  6. Tap OK.

If you downloaded an App that won't let you Uninstall it then you should try Booting the Phone into Safe Mode and then Uninstalling. Safe mode is designed for removing malicious Apps when they may be preventing you from uninstalling.