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Just install CWM Recovery on your device. You will get some options under backup and restore. You can effectively backup your current data/ROM and later restore at any stage.


You need to go to: settings; security; credential storage. And then clear credentials and then you can activate unlock by swipe


In upgrading to CM13, I would do wipe both caches, system and data. It is enough demanding for the system to the upgrade also without system encryption. However, I have managed to several updates in encrypted systems as Sparta describes but after many of them something often breaks and fresh installation can be necessary.


The Android phone must be fully charged (100%) and charging in order to encrypt your phone. The button will change dark when your phone is fully charged and charging. There is now a notification text about the thing in the Android 6.x. It also says that the encryption may take one hour and more.

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