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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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Hello! I am just trying to change my PIN on OnePlus 2, but I totally forgot the password. I can get to the phone by using fingerprint.

Do you have any idea how to recover or change the password?

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The password accompanies your fingerprint scanner, which means that you ought to open "Settings" and delete all of the fingerprints that will remove the associated password. Considering that you have an updated OnePlus 2, follow the instructions below.

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    Unlock the phone with your fingerprint, as it works.
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    Press the home button.
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    Tap on "Apps".
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  4. 4
    Tap on "Settings".
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    Tap on "Lock screen and security".
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    Tap on "Fingerprints".
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    Tap on "EDIT".
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    Check all of the "Fingerprint" entries.
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    Tap on "REMOVE" twice.
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    Now, you can add your fingerprint again with a new password
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    We have a tutorial on how to do that on Samsung, but OnePlus 2 has the same procedure.
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    Write down your alternative password.
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If your device cannot accept the fingerprint at all, then hard-reset it and delete all of the data.

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    Power down OnePlus 2.
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    Press and hold power and volume-down buttons until you see a malfunctioning robot.
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    Then, hold the volume-up button and press the power button once to enter the recovery menu.
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    Navigate with volume buttons and select options with the power button.
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    Select "wipe data/factory reset".
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    Select "Yes -- delete all user data".
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    Select "reboot system now".
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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: How to recover pictures from a Samsung Galaxy Note3 with a non-working digitizer

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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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Recent edits by: Eng, astill7493

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