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

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Unable to select saved password and username on chrome: not fixed [duplicate]

Unlike previous post I Still can not use saved id,and password, anyone?
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Unable to select saved password and username on chrome: fix [duplicate]

I was having an issue trying to log into websites where I have the username and password saved in Chrome. The pop up would appear showing my username and hidden password but I couldn't select it. It ...
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Android Chrome: Cannot Click Saved Password Button

Hope someone can help me with something that just recently started happening, and I have no idea why. When I open a site in Android Chrome for which I have saved passwords, I am properly promoted to ...
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Pull password.key file without rooting

Is there a way to access the password.key file without rooting the phone? Is there a way of reading the chip without going through the Android security stuff to gain full access?
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Forgot PIN to unlock lock screen on Nokia C110

My relative put a PIN password on his Nokia C110. He forgot the password and cannot get into it. I have tried to factory reset the phone, holding volume up and power, holding volume down and power (...
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locked from "find my device" cannot open Nokia C 110 [duplicate]

I have a new phone (Nokia C110), but it's locked from Google's "Find My Device". I locked it because I lost the phone, then I recovered it. I tried my "Find my device" password, ...
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Locked my phone with "find my device" and can't open it

I have seen this question several times but have not found an answer helpful to me. I am new to Stack Overflow and cannot comment, so I am going to ask it again. I just copied someone who asked the ...
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Chrome Android does not Autofill Basic password

I have noticed recently that Chrome for Android does not autofill passwords on Basic HTTP authentication pages. For example, if I navigate to https://httpbin.org/basic-auth/Bijan/Password on Chrome ...
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Require password to turn off for all Android devices

A relative of mine recently lost his phone and someone turned it off immediately and now the phone is missing. Find My Device was unable to locate the phone as it had been turned off. I have a few ...
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Hacked Wi-Fi password

Once a hacker has my Wi-Fi password on Android, can he still enable Location to track my whereabouts even if my phone is not connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data and would he also need a BRATA RAT to ...
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Screen lock password forgotten on Autel MaxiCheck MX808

I have an Android device as following: Manufacturer: Autel Model: MaxiCheck MX808 Automotive scanner tablet Firmware Version: 1.0 I forgot the screen lock password. I communicated with Autel Tech ...
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Lock WiFi settings for the ordinary user with a password

I'm looking for a way to make WiFi settings inaccessible to regular users. For example, locks the WiFi settings with a password, so that an ordinary user cannot turn off the WiFi or log in to a ...
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Why the screen lock password no longer matches after using a different disk as /data

I'm using a rooted Android 13 device, and an external SD-card that I mount as /data by editing the fstab. The SD-card is partitioned into few EXT4 partitions, and I can boot with any of them mounted ...
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Typing other password to start other Android launcher

On an android 8 phone, I would like to be able to open a different launcher (or user session) depending on the password that I type (or the pattern that I draw). Example : when I type "...
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How to disable or set lock for quick settings menu on Realme 3?

I am using Realme 3. I would like to restrict the quick settings icon from being used so that when the user clicks on the quick settings icon, the mobile should ask for a password. What is the way to ...
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Regain access to phone with Family Link parental control

My phone Motorola E22i (XT2239) did an update and is asking for my password (not a PIN). The password is requested on the lock screen. It's never looked like this before. I tried my Google account ...
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Without back up info and unable to receive verification code,, how can I access my Google account

I cannot access my Google account because I lost my back up info and I cannot receive a verification code, because I no longer have access to my old phone. How can I get into my Google account?
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How to copy screen lock password from one device to another in Android11?

So I'm trying on copying the Android 11 screen lock password to another same device our customer does not want to set the password one by one and I find out a resolution: copying files However it ...
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Android boot password security

I recently purchased a security solution software for Android (Antivirus + additional security features). Before the installation, my phone started like this: Android logo Password Phone manufacturer ...
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Unlocking an Android phone

I forgot the password to my Android phone (I have a Samsung A51) and I am trying to reset the lock password. It is important for me not to reset because I have important information that I want to ...
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Locked out - Changing PIN via TWRP recovery when disk is already decrypted

I have a rather unusual scenario for which I need your help. I am running an OP9 Pro with Nameless ROM A13 and Microsoft Intune forced me to set a 8-digit PIN. After the last update however, Nameless ...
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How to IMPORT passwords to Google Chrome for Android

I would like to import my passwords from Chrome for Windows to Chrome for Android and because I do not sync any data via google account and I do not want to, how do I manage to do that. I've tried ...
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updating 2FA for a defunct phone number

I moved an account from phone x to phone y and secured the account so that phone x had no access anymore. Next I enabled 2FA through the phone number on the new phone, phone y and discarded phone x. ...
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Bypassing the lock screen PIN on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 without factory reset

My aunt suddenly passed away with no will as she was young. She has a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 that I'm trying to access for pictures off of it for her memorial service. I've tried at least 20 different 4-...
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Remove/Change Android password

A friend gave me an old Android tablet (Medion Junior Tab S7322) which dates back into the Android 4.4 days and asked if I can get access to his pictures on the internal storage because she forgot her ...
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Chrome desktop lets you force a password suggestion. Does Android Chrome support this too?

The frustrating problem of Chrome sometimes not automatically suggesting passwords (more an issue with the individual sites than Chrome I think) got a nice fix a while back. On the desktop, I can ...
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Create Google passkey for Web authentication

Webauthn passkey support is mainstream as of Chrome 108. How do I generate a Google passkey using my android device?
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"Display over other apps" prevents me from entering passwords

The smartphone is a OnePlus Nord CE 5G, model EB2103. Basically, when I focus a field where I'm supposed to enter a password, a system "Display over other apps" like this takes over and ...
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login only recognises password at second attempt

On a Cubot Quest phone with android 9: Each time I reboot, the login screen does not accept my password at first attempt. It shows Wrong Password and immediately asks for a password again. At the ...
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If an app has the permission "Draw over other apps", can the app see the content present on my screen? [duplicate]

So I recently installed an app called XSCamera which can basically record with the phone camera in the background. It requires the "Draw over other apps" permission to display a mini-preview ...
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Change Unlock method after device restart via ADB

My Android 11 device is asking for a password after I reboot in addition to the fingerprint auth. I forgot the password. Is there a way to change the default unlock screen to pattern unlock? Note ...
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How does Android Chrome manage to leak a Gmail.com log-in to the Gmail app?

Using Android 12 and Chrome, when I logged in to gmail.com, I got a new email notification from a Gmail app installed on the same device but never accessed by me. How did supposedly secure Chrome leak ...
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Fingerprint will not open

My passwords are kept in passwords.google.com. When I am on my Samsung 52 and I need one of my passwords, and I go to Google Password Manager to get it, Android asks me to "verify it's [me]."...
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Hide main ui/launcher/profile on specific password

I'd like to have an option to hide my usual apps list, photos, etc on specific pass unlock. So if I unlock with my usual pass - it is my usual device, if someone requires to unlock my device - I use ...
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Android 12 reset password different from lockscreen

A few days ago, I locked my vivo S1 Pro running Android 12 with Google's Find My Device. At that time, it didn't have any screen lock, so I locked it with the password "pri8890". When I went ...
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My android phone won't accept correct PIN/password after I tried to change my screen lock password

I have a Realme 8 phone as my primary device. It had a PIN and my fingerprint set up as the screen lock. Around a week ago at around 4 am, I decided to change my PIN as I keep changing screen locks ...
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Is it safe to store passwords in WhatsApp end-to-end encrypted backup?

So there is a WhatsApp group in which only I am present and hence I use the group to store my passwords by sending them in the group as chats. I then backup those chats using the WhatsApp end-to-end ...
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Forgot password for android device not able to reset it

I recently bought a new phone and forgot about the old one, and now I can't remember the password for the old device. I tried google findmyphone: didn't work hard reset: asking for the password ADB : ...
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Is there a way to unlock my son's Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) with Family Link?

My son has not used his Galaxy Tab A (SM-T580) for months and he has forgotten his 3x3 unlock pattern/password. The tablet is linked to Family Link on my Samsung phone. How do we access his device?
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How to allow auto fill of credentials in WebView App

We have a web application and want to provide an app for it. We use a simple WebViewClient application which opens our web application. This works good. For authentication the web application doesn't ...
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How to enable lock screen password in BlueStacks 5 on Android 7.0 Nougat?

I installed Bluestacks 5 recently. It is also rooted. I want to install a CA certificate on the device which is Android 7.0. To install the certificate, I have to set the screen lock first. But when I ...
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My tablet won't let me type my password please help

I try to put my password but it's stuck there the keyboard doesn't show up so I can't put the password and I know it
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Can't restore backup - password unknown

I have a Google 6 Pro. I set up a "pattern" password (which I'll never do again - numbers and words are meant for my memory) and forgot the pattern. After multiple tries, I decided to do a ...
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Remove Google Find My Device Password

A few weeks back I lost my Samsung Galaxy S7. I came home and immediately did a Google Find My Device. I added a message to the finder and a password to lock it. Great. That worked. The phone was ...
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On which Android versions was it usual for apps to ask, inside own window, for password of app of other legal entity?

When i tried to open my Whatsapp chats from web browser on laptop, and wanted to scan a QR code from Whatsapp on my smartphone, Whatsapp asked for password, indide the same Whatsapp window. As i have ...
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I changed my Google account password on my PC. How do I make the change on my phone and tablets?

I changed my Google account password on my PC. That went fine. But how do I make the change on my phone and tablets? I don't want the phone or Google apps on the phone to suddenly ask me for the ...
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Encrypted device doesn't ask for credential on boot anymore on Android 11

I use Android 11 (LineageOS) and recently noticed, that my phone stopped asking me for a decryption password when booting up, so I tried verifying that my data is still actually encrypted. Settings ...
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How to remove Google Smart Lock saved passwords in Instagram?

How do I remove these accounts and saved passwords from Google Smart Lock in Instagram? I have tried all different methods to remove it but no use. I have deleted all of my Chrome passwords, Google ...
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Switch password by day on Android?

I like to put overly complicated passwords on my phone (currently it has 16 numbers). Is there a way to make the password switch by day? Like every Monday it would be "1234" and Tuesday &...
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How can I remove a PIN password form a backup?

I forgot the PIN to my Huawei TIT-AL00 android device. So I backed up my user data to a backup file.(user_data__20150913_075028.backup*) I couldn't use ADB to backup as it wasn't enabled in the ...
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