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How to get rid of my privacy protection password?

I lost my phone for a while not knowing it was by my family member, however when I got it back and charged it, its asking for a privacy protection password which I don't know. Please respond.

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Turn off your phone and remove the battery and SIM card. If you still get a command prompt, try 0000. In the occurrence of these two options failing, please refer to the VisiHow article on this page and hard reset your phone to remove the privacy protection prompts.

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How to fix "please enter the privacy protection password to unlock" on an Android?

I forgot my privacy protection password. I have tried: I tried typing the password I remembered. I think it was caused by: I forgot the password

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Try removing the SIM and turning the phone back on and signing in using your Google account. If this does not work you will need to root your phone and perform a reflash of the Factory Firmware.

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Hi Ehm, Please help for the privacy protection password to unlock?

I removed one SIM & my Phone is locked since last 5 days, Please help for this, I would be grateful to you. I have tried: I entered my all the 4 digits & 6 digits Pass I entered earlier. I think it was caused by: Some security Protection Services from Android.

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Some models of Android devices have a protection built in to lock down the phone if a SIM is removed to stop theft. You will need to contact your cell service provider to service your phone with their firmware again.

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How to unlock my Tecno j7 that is asking for privacy protection password?

My Tecno j7 which I bought not long ago, popped up a privacy protection password and I tried all the possible ways of formatting I know of, but to no avail. Please what can I do about this

You will need to have stock ROM which can be downloaded here as well as the Mediatek VCOM Drivers which can be found here. Hovatek has a youtube tutorial on how to remove the privacy protection password using this method.

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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device
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How to unlock for privacy protection password on cel Ipro wave 4.0?

Change SIM and turn on again... phone ask password.... I have tried: Many times ..many combinations...hard reset...no solution yet..

Remove the battery and then perform the hard reset again. When it asks for a password, choose the Forgot Password option and sign in through the Google account connected to the phone.

How do I remove Privacy protection password on a xytel g006s?

I changed a SIM card on a China phone yxtel g006s that had anti-theft on. I can't remember the password. Is there a way that you can fix this? I really need to fix this.. I have tried: Nothing yet. I think it was caused by: SIM card change

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Rohan Yadav has a youtube tutorial on how to hard reset your device. You will have to remove the battery and root your phone to a computer.

Anti theft password lost and not getting password back?

I am having intex aqua extreme 2 I forgot my password ...it says " please enter the privacy protection password to unlock... help me out with the problem ? is there any way to unlock it without getting the data erased..Please help me

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You can try to click Forgot Password and then sign into your Google Account connected to the phone. If that does not work you will need to hard reset your phone and reflash the Firmware and will lose all data.

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How to reset privacy password for Astro mobile?

I have placed a new SIM card but it now requires a privacy password

You will have to hard reset your phone and contact your service provider for the DSN codes if they do not automatically assign during reboot.

How can I access my phone Sm@rt mini S620 after forgetting the protection password?

My phone is Sm@rt mini S 620, I suddenly hanged the SIM, it asked for protection password which I have forgotten I tried several times it failed. The last option was to press the power button and the volume simultaneously but the option of FACTORY RESET doesn't appear, how can I access my phone again?

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How do I fix my Gmango mobile privacy protection which have Android software?

I forgot my privacy protection. I have tried: I have tried to reset it but I can't. I think it was caused by: At a time when I change SIM card

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Privacy protection password required Intex aqua ace ver5?

I bought a new SIM and replaced and now in the screen it appears privacy protection password which I don't know

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How can I unlock privacy code of my G5 smart 2 mobile?

A sudden popup comes that show put your privacy code to unlock. Its happening after I reset my mobile, I didn't set any password to it from the date of purchasing

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My son locked his cubot device with the anti theft feature and now is unable to unlock the phone, have you any suggestions?

Try to unlock the device with 0000, 1234, 123456, 000000 not working

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In my Micromax A089 hand set, privacy protection is automatically on in accessibility?

When I use my dial pad, it is not working

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I found a vorizon Galaxy S5 while I was hiking but it needs a password is there any way around this?

Is it possible to use this phone somehow

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I want to format my memory card but it is asking for password in Nokia c206?

My memory card is locked.iwant to know password. I have tried: I used many codes but it's not working. I think it was caused by: I formatted my phone and then the memory card is locked

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Which other method can I use effectively?

The phone is Tecno n2s, which is the more effective way of powering on the handset?

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Infinix private protection password - I can't remeber the password?

I changed the line and my phone blocked I don't remember the anti theft password

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This message of privacy pin keeps popping up on my max 3 innjoo, I can't access my phone what do I do?

I want my password, how do I get it, the anti-theft password?

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