Possible to not need to unlock phone if on home Wi-Fi?

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  1. King Mustard

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    I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and, when I'm home (and on my home Wi-Fi), I'd like to not need to unlock my phone each time.

    Is this possible?
     
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    Didn't Google add Trusted Locations in the Smart Lock settings with Marshmallow for all phones? I could be mistaken, but thought that was something they added. If so, you can set your Home Location as a Trusted Location and your phone will stay unlocked at that Location.

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    I can't find that option on my phone.

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    Settings | Lock screen and security | Secure lock settings | Smart Lock

    No option for a particular WiFi connection but check Trusted places and Trusted devices.
     
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    Look at my two screenshots above.
     
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    Apparently it's a little different in each phone's Settings menu, but I thought it might be in there somewhere on a Samsung. Thanks!

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    Are you running 6.0 Marshmallow?

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    Android 6.0 ships with the Galaxy S7 series.

    I have the latest 6.0.1 installed.

    It appears Samsung have shafted UK or EU models.
     
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    I was not aware of that, thanks for clarifying.

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    It should be available on the S7 as it's on my S6, definitely nice when in "home" locations.
    I have mine set for home gps location, trusted voice and on person. Makes things much easier.
    I'm also on 6.0.1
    It could be a carrier changed option as well, I'm on Verizon and in the UK / other carrier, it's possible they omitted the option for security reasons.
     
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