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In some cases, apps need to be added as device administrators in order to get extensive rights on the Samsung device, such as security apps (Anti-Virus, Malware, Find My Device...) or management apps (Child Account...).

A device administrator is given rights such as deleting all data, changing the display lock, locking the screen or even partially deactivating the display lock.

Note: Since the apps is given the permission to change the display lock or delete all data, not every app should be declared "blind" as administrator.

Android 11 | One UI 3.0
Step 1: Tap on  Settings
Step 2: Tap on  Biometrics and security
Step 3: Tap on  Other security settings
Step 4: Tap on  Device admin apps
Step 5: Turn On/Off an  App
  1. Tap on Settings
  2. Tap on Biometrics and security
  3. Tap on Other security settings
  4. Tap on Device admin apps
  5. Turn On/Off an App
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