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

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I forgot my privacy password and now I want to unlock it without resetting my Android?

Only want to unlock my Android device without resetting. I have tried: I entered so many times wrong password. I think it was caused by: I have been trying to change my Android SIM

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    Go to your Google Account page from any device.
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    Log in with your Google email that you have assigned to the phone.
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    Click the Start option
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    Request a generated password.
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    You should now be able to use that generated password if your device synced properly.
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I forgot my Privacy Protection password. I want to avoid hard reset. Can you help me?

I forgot my Privacy Protection password, I tried with zeros and numbers till six and nothing. I never changed it, I had to put it only once and never again and now is asking that from me. I don't want to do a hard reset because with that I will lose files that I need. Could you help me?. I have tried: Trying with passwords like 0000, 000000, 1234 and 123456. I think it was caused by: I put out my SIM card from a phone, but I think that could not cause a problem because I have done that so many times and never came to this.

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You triggered the phone's security when you removed the SIM Card. If the password is not working you can try to use the methods posted in the VisiHow article below to recover your phone. You may also still have to hard reset the phone and if you get asked again to input the password, you will have to flash new firmware and ROM on the phone. In the article below it does discuss ways to back up your data but if the security lock down activated the USB lock you will not be able to root the phone to transfer.

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Privacy Protection Password, not working as I have forgotten the password?

Sir My phone is Intex Aqua Power HD. I just inserted another SIM in the SIM slot, the phone asked for privacy protection password, which I have forgotten. What should I do now. I have tried: I have tried so many passwords which I was expecting or which were in my mind, but the problem still remains the same

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Try inserting your old SIM Card and in settings, there is an option to enable allowing new SIM Cards. This may not work though. If it does not and you have tried the suggestions posted above and in the VisiHow article below then you will have to flash firmware on your phone again.

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How to unlock privacy protection password on my phone Techo h6?

I was using privacy protection password in message, galley but now I wonder why when I switch it on it requires a privacy protection password, but when I try to enter the password no respond so what is the problem, I need to unlock

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Go into your Google Account settings and request a new password to be generated. Unfortunately, many have reported your issue but have said that generating a new password every now and then solves the issue. The directions are posted above in the top answer.

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

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How can I remove the privacy protection of my phone if I forgot my password?

My phone volume up button is broken only the volume down works. I have tried: I tried putting multiple passwords that I usually use. I think it was caused by: By putting too many wrong passwords

Follow the steps above to solve your issue. You also can reset your phone with a broken volume button but it will be easier to try the 2 step verification first.

Can you please assist in unlocking my phone ? It is prompting for a privacy protection password?

I purchased a mobile phone (Micromax E311 Model _ Android OS) in India during Last May & used it through out when I was in India. Recently, I got to move to US last week . While starting from India to US. I had a thought that I won't require (& won't be able to use) the Indian SIM cards (I used a 2 SIM cards & It is dual SIM mobile phone) here in US. So, I removed these 2 SIM cards from my phone & handed it over to my parents for them to use it. After removing the SIM cards, I didn't note that the phone is locked and it prompted for privacy protection password. I got to note here that the phone is locked for a privacy protection password. Can you please assist in cracking this ?

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I reboot the phone but it won't work also?

My phone O+ phone says enter privacy password to unlock but I forgot the password I tried to guess it but it went wrong please help me

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How can I remove privacy lock from my Infinix Hot 2 Phone?

I removed a SIM from my Infinix Hot 2 phone and the next message I got is put your privacy lock pin, but I cannot remember putting any special pin apart from that which I have provided, please help me resolve this problem sir!

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See more questions like this: I changed the SIM card of my phone and after rebooting the device, it shows a locked page saying " please enter privacy protection password to unlock". This page doesn't even have a Google login method. Please help me out?

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I set the password myself, and later my phone was stolen, now I found it, have forgotten my password, can you figure it out and send it to my email?

Forgot the passwords, the privacy protection password

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Forgot my privacy security password in Micromax unite 2?

Actually, I kept swipe lock till yesterday ..but today morning it is asking to enter privacy security password to unlock the phone ...I don't even know what is that password .. then how to unlock it

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I forgot my password to the mobile anti-theft app?

So, last night when I switched SIM, I got the prompt to have that password entered and I am still unable to remember it until now

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I followed the 2 step verification but I got invalid number response?

Hi, I have a problem with my MTN Sm@rt phone and when I followed your steps on the 2 step verification, it says "invalid number" for my phone number. I have tried: I have tried putting numbers like 0000, 1111, 000000, 123456 etc.. I think it was caused by: I removed my SIM 2 and later when I put it back it gave me that message "please enter the privacy protection password to unlock. It is surprising because I have removed it before but never seen anything like that.

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Where do I find the option to request for a generated password?

I am on the 2nd verification page, but I cannot find the the option to request for a generated password.

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