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

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Samsung Galaxy S5: PIN or password problems. I went to change the password or PIN in my Galaxy S5 phone and now neither the old nor the new one works?

I entered a new password or PIN, and now neither the new nor the old one works. I have tried: I have no idea what to do. I need to reset or remove the password or PIN so I can use the phone.

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  1. 1
    Enter the wrong pattern seven times.
    Tap on "Forgot pattern?" and enter your Google account details to unlock the smartphone.
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  2. 2
    If that is not an option, visit Find My Mobile to enter your Samsung credentials.
    Then, click "Unlock my screen" under "Protect my device". Then, click "Unlock". You may need to reboot the smartphone in order for it to work.
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    If that did not work, then copy this ZIP file onto the microSD card of your device.
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    Boot into the recovery mode.
    This can be done by following steps 1-6 in this tutorial.
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    In the recovery mode, select "apply update from external storage".
    Point at the file that you have downloaded and patch the smartphone.
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    Choose "reboot system now" and enter any PIN or password.
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    If that did not help, then hard-reset your S5.
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I can not remember the password to my Samsung Galaxy 5 phone?

I can not remember the password to my Samsung Galaxy 5 phone. I think it was caused by: one of the kids changed it

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I can use my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone to make phone calls, use calender, use messages, etc. However, I can't get online. When I try, I'm asked for my password, which I've forgotten. How do I find out my password or change it?

I can use my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone to make phone calls, use calender, use messages, etc. However, I can't get online. When I try, I'm asked for my password, which I've forgotten. How do I find out my password or change it?. I have tried: I've spent hours trying to find a solution online.. I think it was caused by: I live in Illinois. It seems to me that this problem happened when I traveled to California and had to change my phone location to that area.

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Woh to access my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone?

Hello!. To day I woke up and my phone was blocked and it asked password. I did not remember the password so I logged in to my Google account and set a new password. BUT! Google notified that : "Google system has already accepted screen lock and your password will not be necessary. I have tried: Set new password. I think it was caused by: No idea

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Hi Daniel, I've forgotten my password and for some reason my Samsung S5 won't give me the option to fingerprint scan. what can I do without losing information or causing any damages?

Hi Daniel, I've forgotten my password and for some reason my Samsung S5 won't give me the option to fingerprint scan. what can I do without losing information or causing any damages

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How do I remove fingerprint from my Galaxy S5?

My phone can not read my fingerprint and I have forgotten the backup password.. How do I change the fingerprints.. I have tried: Can't try anything, because it needs the fingerprint. I think it was caused by: Failure to recognize fingerprints

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