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How To Turn Off Google Smart Lock: A Step-by-Step Guide

The Android operating system is developed by Google LLC, so it has a very rich amount of impressive features, such as “Google Agent, Android Auto, and Google Smart Lock”. The Google Smart Lock is a feature on the Android smartphone that allows the user to unlock the device through a specific place, Bluetooth devices, and on-body detection. Sometimes, there is a security risk in these features because anyone can unlock our device when the Smart Lock feature is working. 

This tutorial will illustrate the two methods to turn off the Google Smart Lock.

Methods To Turn Off Google Smart Lock?

We can turn off the Google Smart Lock with two different methods which are:

  • Through the Android Device
  • Through a Chromebook

Method 1: How to Turn Off Google Smart Lock on Android Smartphones

We can disable the Smart lock on Android phones from the settings application. The steps to perform this procedure are listed below:

Step 1: Open Security Settings 

First, we will launch the settings of the Android device and select the “Security/ Security & Lock Screen” option:

Step 2: Select the Smart Lock

After that, scroll down and choose the “Smart Lock” option from the security settings menu.

Step 3: Enter the Password

Now, enter the password of the lock screen to open the smart lock tab. It will display three tabs “trusted places”, “on-body detection”, and “connected devices”.

Step 4: Turn Off the On-Body Detection (If Enabled)

Next, tap on the “On-Body Detection” options and then toggle its button to disable it.

Step 5: Turn Off the Trusted Places (If Enabled)

Here, hit the “Trusted Places” option and tap on the “Dropped Pin” option. Then, choose the “Delete” option.

Step 6: Turn Off the Trusted Devices (If Enabled)

Tap on the “Trusted Device” and then hit the “Connected” device name. After that, choose the “Remove” option.

After doing these steps, the Google Smart lock will be turned off from the Android smartphone.

Method 2: How to Turn Off Google Smart Lock on Chromebook 

The Google Smart Lock feature will connect the Chromebook to the Android device and remain unlocked when the Android phone is connected to it. To disable the Google Smart Lock feature on the Chromebook, the following below-described steps should be followed:

Step 1: Open ChromeBook Settings

First, tap on “Time” at the bottom right and then choose “Settings”.

Step 2: Open the Connected Device Settings 

After that, select the “Connected device” option and then choose the name of the Android phone.

Step 3: Open the Smart Lock tab 

Next, click on the “Smart Lock” option then enter the lock screen password if asked.

Step 4: Turn Off the Google Smart Lock 

Finally, toggle its switch to turn it off on the Chromebook:

We have presented the most effective methods for switching off the Google Smartphone.

Conclusion

To turn off the Google Smart Lock, we will disable Smart Lock using Android” or “Chromebook”. To deactivate the Smart Lock through Android, simply, go to the “settings>security>Smart lock” options and then turn off the “on-body detection, save places, and connected devices”. To disable Smart Lock on Chromebook, first, navigate to the “seettings>connected device>android device>smart lock” options and then toggle its button to disable it. This guide has elaborated on two efficient methods to disable the Google Smart Lock.

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