Disable or deactivate Device Security (Smart Manager)

Device: S7 Edge (SM-G930FD)

Android version: 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Scenario: Accidentally activated the Device Security and not able to deactivate anywhere in Smart Manager app.

Instructions to deactivate:

  1. Open the app drawer and select Settings –> Applications –> Application manager
  2. Click MORE menu on right top –> Show system apps
  3. Search for “COM.SAMSUNG.ANDROID.SM.DEVICESECURITY” and tap
  4. Tap the “CLEAR CACHE” following by “CLEAR DATA” (confirm the DELETE if warning prompted)
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