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Lock and Unlock Samsung Galaxy S5's Screen Using the Fingerprint Scanner

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I used to sign in with fingerprint and my daughter locked me out and I forgot my alternative password and device manager does not work. What other options do I have?

I use to sign in with fingerprint and my daughter locked me out and I forgot my alternative password and device manager does not work. What other options do I have

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Hard reset your phone or use Samsung's Find My Mobile if you have registered with the Samsung website. For the alternate password, try her birthday. Try all important dates in your life along with your ATM pin code. One of those options is usually the answer.

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Forgot alternate password, do you know of any other solution?

Tried Android device manager and it is not changing the password. I have tried: Android device manager locked the phone with a password. I think it was caused by: The fingerprint scanner didn't work and alternate password does not work

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Truth is you probably did successfully change your password, but now you are locked out of your device for 72 hours because you changed your password in the Android, Device Manager. You should have used Samsung's Find My Mobile.

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I've forgotten my alternative password and I've used up all the attempts so now it's telling me if I press OK it will go back to the factory settings and I'll lose all my information, can I avoid this?

See my question above regarding the fact that my fingerprint didn't register and I've forgotten my alternative password. It never prompted me to use my Google account which would have been helpful...instead it seems that I've used up all the attempts at the alternative password and if I press OK it will set my phone back to factory settings which I really want to avoid. I have tried: All the alternative passwords I can think of...I may not have even set one. I think it was caused by: I tried to open with my fingerprint one too many times when my finger was slightly damp.

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I am deaf, tried my cell phone, but failed setting WiFi. Hard mind, don't know?

I tried, wasted time setting WiFi. I made a wrong password and no success.

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Length of contract - it should be 30 days, not 12 months?

I ordered the new SIM on a 30 day contract but have just received an email saying it's a 12 month contract. I have tried: Responded to your email confirming the contract. I think it was caused by: Haven't a clue - the 1 year contract is 1000 minutes for £7.50, I specifically chose the 500 minutes for £7.50

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