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

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I have the Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo, I don't think it comes with fingerprint scanner?

Want to see if my phone comes with the fingerprint scanner

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo does not come with a fingerprint scanner.

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Never set a password when setting up fingerprint on Samsung S5 mini phone?

For some unknown reason fingerprint is not working, now locked out of phone & I never assigned a back up password. I have tried: Power on/off, wait 30 minutes. I think it was caused by: No idea

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I am locked out of my phone, I do not remember the password. It is a Samsung Galaxy S5. I do not want my photos erased with the factory reset?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5. I have important photos on my phone that are not backed up. I do not want to do the factory reset option.. I have tried: A million password possibilities. I've been to AT&T

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I can't make anything work on Samsung S5 phone, can't power it off, and can't sign?

How can I make touchpad work again. I have tried: Power on and off. I think it was caused by: There was a button on the side of the phone, I pressed it and now I can't use the touch screen

Try these solutions:

  • when the phone is powered up, press and hold the power and volume-down buttons until the phone switches off;
  • remove the battery and SIM card for a minute and put them back;
  • if the phone is still unresponsive, turn it off (by removing the battery, if needed) and press and hold the home, volume-down, and power buttons until the Samsung logotype is shown on the screen. When you see that logotype, just release the power button. When you see a robot on the screen, release the volume-down and home buttons. Highlight "wipe cache partition" by pressing the volume-down button and press the power button. Then, reboot the phone with the highlighted "reboot system now" by pressing the power button.
  • now, if the phone is still not responding, turn it off (by removing the battery, if needed) and press and hold the home, volume-down, and power buttons until the Samsung logotype is shown on the screen. When you see that logotype, just release the power button. When you see a robot on the screen, release the volume-down and home buttons. Highlight "wipe data/factory reset" by pressing the volume-down button and press the power button. Confirm the action with "Yes -- erase all user data". Then, reboot the phone with the highlighted "reboot system now" by pressing the power button.
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If none of the solutions have worked, then bring the phone to a Samsung service center in your area.

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

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I am now starting to use this Samsung Galaxy 5 but screen has been unlocked. Please help?

Same as above. How to unlock the screen?

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How can I unlock my Samsung S5 - my PIN is not working?

The phone is saying it will erase everything. My PIN is not working, what can I do?. I have tried: I haven't tried anything other than trying my PIN.. I think it was caused by: I don't know.

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