Questions tagged [password]

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

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Lock computer USB connection

I'm looking for a way to lock computer USB connection with anther password then the regular lock screen password... (or ether disable the usb connection completely without broke the usb port) There is ...
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Android Chrome Password Pop-up

Does anyone know how to eliminate this annoying pop-up (see screenshot) in Chrome that has a separate window for passwords? I know it can be done but I can't find it and any every time I search for it,...
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Is there a way to unlock stock miui phone after forgetting password?

I have stock xiaomi mi 8 without any additions. I changed my password, and after 3 days of not typing it, I realized that I forgot the new password. I know some words etc, which are there, but I can ...
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FreeOTP or FreeOTP+ - Which is More Secure?

I have been using FreeOTP by Redhat/Fedora for a few years now as my main two way authentication app. However, I have realised that the current version (1.5) is quite a few years old (having been ...
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What is Marshmallow encryption protecting?

I installed CM 13.0 onto a Nexus 6, which includes Android 6.0.1, and I have set a PIN. The Settings UI reports that my phone is encrypted. However, my phone is able to boot all the way to the lock ...
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What does the “Save password to Google?” do?

I'm on Android 10 and and after installing the Uber App, I get the "Save password to Google?" prompt. But since I'm a not a huge fan of the Google megapoly, I'm reluctant to say yes, when I ...
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No password screen lock option — Can it be enabled?

I'm using a PALM phone which for whatever reason has no Password screen lock option. Only swipe and PIN options. Does anyone know of a way to get the password option enabled that you typically have ...
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Reset the password of multiuser account with root

my daughter changed her password on out multi user tablet to a complicated PIN and afterwards forgot the PIN :-O ... My other daugther did this already with her account but used a pattern which she ...
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How to add custom passwords to the Google Password manager?

I’m using a OnePlus and want to add a custom password for a pdf I open frequently, I want to save this so I can easily access it and not type it over again. The native Password manager is not allowing ...
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How to disable “save password to Google?” prompt?

I am currently using a Galaxy Tab A 2016 on Oreo and the above prompt pops up everytime I log in an app. Is there a way to disable this prompt? Thanks.
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My droid turbo is not able to reconnect with bluetooth with my ihome

I got the i-home and it paired with my phone fine. The phone prompt me for a passkey and i was able to enter it. Then 2 months later my phone wouldnt connect automatically when walked in the room so i ...
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Allow fingerprint unlock but require password after a certain time limit

Currently with a Samsung Galaxy S8, but I believe this is common to other devices, I can setup fingerprint unlock which requires a password when the device starts up or if I fail to scan my finger ...
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TWRP password decrypt storage

I have Xiaomi redmi note plus. I wanted to install twrp and root my device in ordre to flash mods. Well the 1st time I enter to TWRP after flashing it with adb, it demand the password, in steps they ...
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Lost password on Galaxy S2, can't shut down

My new Christmas Galaxy Tab S2 7": I was prompted to download an updated OS. I did so successfully and was prompted to restart. Okay, now I need my password. That is ONLY the password works, since ...
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How to switch user profile based on password / lockscreen pattern

Currently, I have a family use tablet running on 4.2 Jellybean Model is Ainol Novo7 Flame, a cheap Nexus7 alternative. Nexus7 is quite expensive in my country on its release so I bought this one ...
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Exporting a CA certificate from Android to Android?

I'm trying to install an openssl CA certificate on my Pixel 5, previously I was able to install it directly through the app I was using on my old Pixel 2 but with the new security measures this is no ...
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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 set up (still do not know about how to do that) and there is no option now for ...
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What is the default Android Root Password?

What is the default password for the Android root account? Can I change the root password after rooting my android device by simply typing passwd? How does the rooting process work? If I use a "one ...
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Can't access phone as forgotten work profile password

A while back I set a password for my work profile. For the life of me I cannot remember it (tried so many different combos). I want to access my phone but it's asking for the password, which I don't ...
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Recover OPPO A9 2020 (Android 10) from forgotten PIN(6 digits => 1000000 probability)

I have tried more tools to recover oppo A9 2020 (Model CPH1937; patch: oct,2020; Android Version: Android 10; ColorOs Version: 7) from the forgotten PIN. I'm using Snapdragon 665 device. Since I ...
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Why can't I get past CAPTCHA after changing Google Account password?

I changed my Google Account password, and now there's a notification about trouble logging into my Gmail account on my Samsung Galaxy S. That's fine, I'd expect that. What I don't expect is a pop-up ...
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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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need to recover Facebook password from another device

I am having trouble logging into Facebook, I got a new phone and a new number, my email address says I can't use it because its used by another account. please help me I am so frustrated.
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Forgot encryption password, too many wrong password attempts = wipe: Can I image my phone to “get more password tries” by restoring an image? [duplicate]

Forgot my Android encryption password, only have 10 tries left before data wipe, how can I backup my phone to get 10 more tries if I don't manage to find the password within 10 tries? For context: ...
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Forgot Android Password

I've tried waiting for the reset via google account to show up, but it didn't. I've tried to use Android Device Manager, but when I try to reset the password, it says "Since Google has verified that a ...
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How to edit a text file in a zip or rar archive, without manual extract/compression?

I have a text file in a compressed file (rar/zip) On my desktop, I happen to be able to edit it, and then winrar or 7zip send a message saying the text file was changed and asking if I want him to ...
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recover passwords from browser

please need help me on this. i have saved my passwords for some webpages in andriod browser (defult browswer). when ever i need, i just open the page and am already signed in. somehow, something have ...
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bluetooth password for existing paired device

I have lost the password for my pajero 2015 free hand system that is already paired with my note edge device Is there a way to know the password used to pair my note edge with the pajero? Thank you ...
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How do I assign a startup password only?

How can I assign a password for the startup of my phone but not require a password from the normal lockscreen?
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Passwords do not work: Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet

A friend of mine recently became bedridden and a kind neighbor gave her a Verizon Ellipsis 7 4G LTE Tablet QMV7A to help relieve her boredom. My friend has no other access to the internet while she ...
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How can I configure a WiFi proxy that requires a username and password?

I have an Android 4.1.2 phone, and I need to set a WiFi proxy that requires me to authenticate with a username and password. Where can I setup the user and password for the proxy?
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Sign-in-error for Mi account

I deleted the Mi account using Opera browser and I successfully deleted it. (In Mi account website) But I was not sign out in my phone. Now it is showing sign-in-error in notification. And also if I ...
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“Device password” required when adding a new profile

I'm trying to add a new profile to my Android phone, but during the profile setup I am asked to enter my device password: Re-enter your password Enter your device password to continue I don't ...
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I have forgotten my password for my secure startup on my lg stylo 5 phone and have used 15/30 attempts

I restarted my phone because it was lagging and when I turned it Back on n tried to put in my password for the secure startup it says it’s not correct so I’ve used 15/30 of my password attempts what ...
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Too many password attempts

While I was out, someone attempted to guess my phone password. They couldn't guess it and now it displays the 'too many password attempts' screen, which needs to be unlocked with a google account. ...
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File Safe password recovery in honor 9n

I want to recover honor file safe password. And I forgot the password & security questions... How to recover the password & my files. Any instructions from here?
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How to recover photos in my Xperia Z3 Compact if I forgot my password

Hi I am trying to recover my photos saved in my phone but I have forgotten my password (numbers and letters, not a pattern or digit lock screen). I have looked at the locked-out tag wiki. I do not ...
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How is the Gmail password stored in Android - and where?

I have looked around and found no information on how Android manages to store passwords on the device. Especially Gmail passwords. I'm looking to learn how Android encrypts and stores passwords ? What ...
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Require password for each application to install

Since I will be lending my phone to someone else, I want my phone to ask my Google account password (or alternative authentication) each time an app is installed. If I go to Google Play -> Three bars ...
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I Can't change my password

I can not change my password to slide or no password, it says it is due to administrator policies but i have disabled all apps from there, What do I do?
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ADB find my device

I have been locked out of my device, and when trying to unlock it using Google's find my device option my phone is shown as offline while it definitely has internet access. How can I log in to google ...
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8-digit password prompt only when SIM is in device (it's not the PUK)

My HTC A9 phone is asking me for an 8-digits password only when a SIM is in the device. I already tried it with the PUK of the SIM what does not work. If there is no SIM in the device, there is no ...
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Admin profile locked on Android 4.4 KitKat tablet

My daughter has locked my admin profile on my our tablet and there's only her user profile open but I can't reset from there. tried the volume up button and power on to reset my tablet but nothing ...
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Google Find my device online with ADB

Device : Oneplus 6T with Android 10 I recently lost access to my phone because of a seemingly rare bug (after starting the process of making a work profile after adding my work email on the phone, and ...
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I cant get on my samsung sm-t387w tablet

I have tried several passwords that I might have used, but no luck. My tablet is still on and it is asking for a password to turn it off. I even spoke to samsung customer service for an hour and they ...
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Android forgot my password after installing updates

I know it sounds pompous to say this but android seems to have forgotten my password. I updated, get met with a black screen asking for my password, enter the password and... sits on screen saying it ...
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Names of Screens

I totally lack the terminology here, so asking to help me clarify When I look at my note 10 I see a screen with clock, always on display. What is the name of this"screen"? If I double tap ...
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Forgotten Swipe Pattern lock for Nexus 6P (but fingerprint works!)

I have a Google Nexus 6P with Copperhead OS installed on it. I forgot the pattern to unlock the screen. Is there any way I can recover (a part) of the data on my phone? I am pretty sure that the ...
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How to disable autocomplete in Chrome for specific sites

When I visit passwords.google.com in Chrome for Android (Marshmallow) I have the option to autocomplete the password. I would like to disable passoword autocomplete for this site only, or maybe for ...
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Lost Password - Samsung Galaxy Tab E

My password is lost and I've looked at the other cries for help on here but where I'm getting stuck is that it asks for a password when I press the shut down button. Which isn't possible to input ...

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