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

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I cannot remember my alternative code to use if it is not recognizing my fingerprint?

How do I reset the alternative code? I'm noticing sometimes the fingerprint takes several swipes and it is annoying.

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Forgetting the code and being unable to get in with a fingerprint makes for a difficult situation. Unfortunately, you'll likely need to perform a Factory Reset to be able to regain access - this is because Android doesn't want those who can't bypass multiple security options to be able to access the files and data on a device.

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You can find a guide explaining how to perform a Factory Reset here: Perform a factory reset on Android Device.

I have a Samsung Cricket Android phone. My screen is cracked. When I swipe, nothing happens?

How can I access the phone without swiping?

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Locked out of Phone - it's about to wipe all data?

My child entered the wrong pattern many times on my Galaxy S5 and now I'm on a screen that asks me for my pin. I don't remember it as I never used it. I've read that there should be an option to enter my Gmail account but that isn't here. Rather it says I have 9 chances to enter the correct pin, otherwise it will erase all of my data! Any way around this (other than strangling my daughter)

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Hi! Yes. Every time I swipe my phone, it opens to the camera. I just bought it last night?

Hi! Yes. Every time I swipe my phone, it opens to the camera. I just bought it last night

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

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Hi, I cannot get my phone to unlock using the swipe function. I just got the phone last night so I am still getting used to it. It also will not take my password?

How can I get my phone to swipe?

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