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Set Samsung Galaxy S5 Into Private Mode

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I have a Samsung Galaxy S5, and I can't use private mode because it keeps asking for a pattern password that I do not know/remember?

I am on an Exchange server for work, so I am required to use a PIN or word password on my phone, so I don't ever remember setting a pattern lock. I am trying to turn on private mode, but it makes me enter a pattern password first, but I have no idea what that is. How do I reset this password so I can use private mode?

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Your Samsung Galaxy S5 requires a password to enter Private Mode so that unauthorized users won't be allowed to use it. If you forget your PIN or password, however, you won't be able to get into Private Mode without deleting all of your phone's credentials. This means that you will have to reenter passwords and PIN codes for all of your services, not just Private Mode. Still, this will unlock Private Mode so you can use it once again. This method does not delete your personal data. To learn how to properly remove your Samsung Galaxy S5's credentials, follow the simple guide below:

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  • Unlock your device and press the home screen.
  • Tap the Apps icon in the lower right-hand corner.
  • Open the Settings application.
  • Tap the More tab.
  • Tap Security.
  • Scroll down and tap Clear credentials.

You will now be able to get into Private Mode without entering the forgotten PIN or password.

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I had hidden some stuff in private mode. But recently I reset my phone, so will the things that were in private deleted. Is there any way to recover it.

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When I hard reset my Galaxy note edge is info still in private mode?

My phone was stolen and I was able to delete all of my info through Google on my computer except for info on my SD card, I would like to know if info on private mode was also deleted on my phone when I hard reset phone.

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I forgot the password and backup password to private mode and can't access it?

When I went to clear credentials it was grey and I couldn't tap it?

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I am trying to help a customer of mine to get into their private mode for their Samsung Galaxy S5?

She forgot her password. I am trying to help a customer of mine to get into their private mode for their Samsung Galaxy S5.. I have tried: There is no way to help her other than wipe her phone, thanks anyway

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Factory reset an S5 and lost all photos in Private?

S5 finally had an update from 5.1.1 to 6.0.1. In doing the update it crashed my phone and I had to factory reset. Now all the private photos have gone missing! Help!

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My S5 phone got reset and now I can't get my pictures that I had on my private mode?

My S5 phone got reset and now I can't get my pictures that I had on my private mode. I have tried: I try searching through other files for those pictures but no luck as yet .....got back my pictures that was on gallery file .. I think it was caused by: I made some updates and it work for one hour and my phone turned off and didn't want to open back up .

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Samsung E7 display broken, how to open a private mode?

Dear sir, how can I open my private mode from my phone if its screen is totally not working

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I have an S5 active, and it says I have a secret internet privacy password?

I have tried any password I could think of, but I never set one up and I do not want to reset my phone

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