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Enabling Device Encryption - Android 6.x

1. Slide down from the top of the screen and tap the grid in the top right corner of the screen until you see the screen below, and select “Settings”

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2. Alternatively, go into the application drawer and find the “Settings” application.

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3. Scroll down the list and select “Security”

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4. Select “Encrypt phone” from the list

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5. You must have already set a password, have your phone charged typically above 90%, and have it connected to a charger in order to enable encryption

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6. If those conditions are met select “Encrypt phone”

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7. Confirm your passcode/word then choose “Encrypt phone” again

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8. Leave your phone plugged in for the duration of the encryption process

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