A password is a secret word or string of characters used for user authentication/authorization.

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Unable to use Android Device Manager to reset my Password

I recently locked my Nexus 7 (2013) having Android 5.0.2 with a password, which I forgot. I, then, thought to use Device Manager, since I've authorized it from Google Settings to make changes, such as ...
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Restoring wpa_supplicant.conf [root]

I have a rooted Nexus 5 (Lollipop 5.1) which just decided to restart itself and clear out my saved WiFi passwords! Luckily I make regular manual backups of the wpa_supplicant.conf file from ...
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Android 5.1 encryption password gone after changing back to pattern

I've encrypted my phone (Android 5.1) after setting up a password, and it worked fine. Because I don't want to use a password for the normal screen unlock, I've changed it back to pattern. But now ...
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It won't let me reset my password [duplicate]

I have an HTC One E8 and I forgot my password, and for some reason it doesn't have a "Forgot password?" option. I need to know how to reset my password. P.S. I do have a Google account. Thanks
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Force/Enable Pin screen lock

Is there a way to enable/set a pin code for screen lock, independently of the settings? In my case everything is greyed out (except "Password") because I use device encryption.
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Wifi password lost every time I reboot my phone

VS985 - Verizon LG G3 - CM12 Nightly - 5.0.2 This has been going on for a few months now, and is just driving me bonkers. Every time I reboot my phone, and am home, my phone forgets the password for ...
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How can I extract saved wifi locations and passwords off my old HTC Inspire device? [duplicate]

I am willing to root the old device HTC Inspire to get this information manually if necessary. The objective is to transfer all the save wifi locations and passwords over to a Samsung Galaxy S5. We ...
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Nexus S won't turn on HELP!

i got issues with my Samsung Galaxy Nexus S i9023. It's new mobile. After 2 months i was msg's with my friends,then my phone just restart and its was fine for 1 min. then it turn off. And when i try ...
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Locked Out of my S4. Already reset it on android device manager to no avail

I was locked out of my Samsung Galaxy s4 so I thought I should reset the password with the Android device manager. I was able to locate my phone and change the password, both Verizon and my phone ...
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How to make Android Lollipop remember wifi password?

I recently upgraded my Motorola Moto G OS to Android Lollipop. It works pretty well. However, one of the features I am missing is my corporate wifi being remembered that I used to enter from the ...
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My Samsung Magnet has a password set for messages only, how can i get it taken off without knowing the password?

There has to be a way to reset my password to open my messages on my Samsung Magnet phone...please help! Giving this phone to my mom to use but its useless for her if she cant use the messaging.
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How do I set the credential password on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4?

I'm trying to find out how to set a credentials password on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4. It doesn't say set password. Thank you, I appreciate your support.
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My ASUS ME173X has no forgot password prompt

I seem to have forgotten my password and i don't see the 'Forgot password' prompt on my ASUS tablet screen after five attempts.My device is linked with my google account and has android device manager ...
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Why I cannot save passwords in web browsers?

I am using Galaxy Nexus and as it is not supported anymore, so I use Cyanogenmod for software updates. Up to now I have used CM11, now I use CM12. I have noticed some long time ago (probably with ...
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Hex key to Wi-Fi is 64 characters, but device only allows 63 to be entered

I have obtained the hex key to my network, and it is 64 characters in WPA2-PSK. When I try and connect to the device and enter the passcode, it stops at 63 and won't let me enter the last character. ...
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Android Device Manager password reset doesn't work [duplicate]

I accidentally forgot the password for my Galaxy S3 Neo (i9301i). People suggested I make a new one by locking it from Android Device Manager. However, when I send a new password to my device, the ...
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Decrypting wpa_supplicant.conf on Samsung Galaxy mobiles

When I do cat on wpa_supplicant.conf file on Samsung mobiles, I see that the passwords are encrypted. But when I open the same file on LG mobiles, I can see the passwords in plain text. This is what ...
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Galaxy S3 mini can not use School wifi. Please help

Our school system started using xpress connect, a program that allows the school to more easily monitor WiFi usage across the many devices now connecting to it. However it requires me to install the ...
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I used Android Device Manager to lock my phone but now it will not unlock

I have looked at the other questions about this, but none have yet to help me. I locked my phone using the Android Device Manager because the pattern had been put in incorrectly too many times. I have ...
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Set up new device with very long Google password

My Google Account password is hundreds of characters long. It's intractable to type. That's normally OK, because I use a password manager, but I recently did a factory reset on a 2012 Nexus 7. Tap ...
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S4 cant unlock my phone

I have a galaxy s4. I had the screen locked with a pattern. My 1year old daughter got a hoed of my phone and after the 5 incorrect patterns it asked for the pin. I entered the pin incorrectly 5 times ...
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Kindle Fire Freetime Wifi Password

I bought my kiddo a Kindle Fire HD 7 Kids Edition for a present. I've set it up with a child profile and an adult profile. My problem is that no matter what settings I change, it always asks for the ...
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Samsung GT-S19105 is because of attempting password too many times [duplicate]

I'm locked out of my Samsung GT-S19105 because of attempting password too many times. Please help me out i have no internet connection.
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Can't authenticate account on the Google play store

I've been having authentication issues on the google play store for a while now while using my tablet. I have a Galaxy tab II 10.1, My phone authenticates just fine. I just reset the password on ...
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Passwords and SIM change

The Android idiosyncrasy of forgetting all passwords on SIM change is annoying in this world fettered by daylight robbery otherwise known as roaming fees. Has anyone figured out a way to make it ...
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Can my Droid MAXX NOT delete everything if someone enters in the wrong password 10 times?

Recently someone was messing with my phone when they shouldn't have been, most likely playing with the password screen (I use the pattern thing with nine dots), and my phone factory reset. I'm trying ...
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Mobile WiFi Encryptio

I'm trying to retrieve saved wifi passwords on my Note 3 mobile phone (rooted) but the file has the passwords encrypted. Anyway to decrypt it and stop my phone from encrypting it. The encryption is ...
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Samsung GT-S7392 is locked because of attempting password too many times. Please help me out

Samsung GT-S7392 is locked because of successive password attempts; and I could not access or log into the google account as well. The question is: Can I l get unlock through theses using my google ...
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How is my friend bypassing Applock application

I'm using moto x 2nd gen, I recently installed applock to keep some apps private but one of my friend knows a way to bypass the password and even change it, he did the same even with pattern lock. He ...
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How do I cancel password request on my lock screen?

I have tried using the security features using Device Manager on my Hudl 2 to Sony Xperia E1 running 4.4.2 KitKat. When I tried the lock feature, it made my phone ask for the password, but is there ...
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Root my phone(the propere way)

I forgot my password (Yeah, I know, stupid) but it happened. So, I tried everything! But this damn phone doesn't respond to anything I do. Thy say "Press the power, volume, home key at the same time ...
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Device not allowing the use of non-English for the screenlock password

I am facing very unclear behaviour on Motorola devices w.r.t. setting its password in non-english language (Hebrew). Let me explain scenario: a. Settings -> Language & input -> Google Keyboard ...
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Is aWallet Password Manager a secure place to keep sensitive login info?

I've been looking for a good, simple password keeper. I don't need it to automatically log in and I don't want to use a built in browser (I like Chrome). I just want something very basic but secure. ...
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Why I Must Type Password Every Time To Reconnect To Home Wi-Fi Hotspot

I have recently started getting dialog popping up asking to enter password every time I connect to my home Wi-Fi hotspot: This dialog always pops up when you connect to hotspot for the first time ...
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How can I recover my password or unlock pattern?

I messed up the unlock pattern 5 times and now my S4 is asking for a passcode that I don't remember setting up. Is there a way to get back to the first password that was set and to avoid the ...
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Reset password on Galaxy Player [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and I haven't used it in ages. With that being said, I forgot my password. When I tried to unlock it, it told me to put in my email, but I forgot my password to that ...
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Is there a way to bypass PIN code for Galaxy S3 without losing storage device pictures?

I changed my password to my Galaxy S3 and forgot it. I don't want to hard reset it because I have pictures I need to get off the device storage. I tried to setup clockwork mod and another one that I ...
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Smiley lock screen password!

my brother have inserted his lock screen password two smiley images from keyboard and now he knows his password but when he types smiley images from keyboard it will not unlock the screen and android ...
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Gmail(google) password

I'm logged in on my android tablet, but I don't know my password. I'm already logged in on my android tablet, but I want to see my emails and other google services on PC... Is there possible way to ...
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How to disable visible password feedback on the decryption screen of encrypted devices?

How do you disable visible password feedback on the decryption screen during boot (for encrypted devices)? I have unchecked "Make passwords visible" under Settings/Security/Passwords but this does ...
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forgot Samsung Tablet password & do not want to do a factory reset

We have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 ---- I've been reading some comments on what to do --- but a Google account was never setup (still do not know about how to do that) and there is no option now for a ...
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Locked out of my phone!

I'm locked out of my phone and I need to change the password on it how do I reset it and clearing everything off my phone?
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Note 3, Android 4.4.2, forgets wifi password

since an update 5 months ago my note 3 occasionally forgets my wifi passwords. Sjnce I have it set to jump to 4G cell data, I am accidentally using up my mobile data allowance. This happens only ...
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Suddenly getting message to log into Google account [duplicate]

I type my password into the field provide and it won't accept it. I have changed my Google password, and it still won't accept it. I don't use my gmail account, so I haven't turned on the 2-step ...
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Can I use a PIN to unlock the screen instead of the device passkey?

I recently purchased a used AT&T Samsung Galaxy S 4. It has Android 4.4.2 and so far as I can tell, the latest updates from AT&T and is all 'stock'. My previous (and first) Android phone is a ...
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How to remove an account from Google Hangouts?

I logged in to Google Hangouts using an account (which is NOT the account I use in play store). But now I cannot remove it. I can sign out, but to sign back in, it does not for the password and ...
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Unlock encrypted Android from ADB

I have the following problem: Somehow, this evening the touchscreen of my Sony Xperia Z broke. I have two thin cracks in the display and everything on the right side of the crack does not react. I ...
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Remove password from Galaxy Tab4

My wife set password to her tablet and asks me to remove it. I opened settings -> security -> device encryption entering password but option none (i.e. no password) is disabled (with message ...
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Remove password lock created by Android Device Manager (Galaxy Note 3)

I created a password lock on My Galaxy Note 3 with the Android Device Manager web site. How can I cancel it or administer it? (I have reduced the hassle a bitb y creating a simple password on the ...
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I used Google's Android Device Manager to lock my device and now I can't unlock it

So I was testing the Android Device Manager's function of locking my device remotely, and now I can't unlock it. I have tried entering the password several times, and the device always says that the ...