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I have a samsung S6, the finger print system will no longer

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I have a samsung S6, the finger print system will no longer reconised my prints and has locked me out ,How can I get back into my phone, I triedb my network provider and they pass me to you
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Android Devices
Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Hello! Thank you for your question. I will be assisting you today.

I'm sorry about the issue. I guess you do not remember the alternative password ***** had set up previously.

Is it okay to reset the phone fresh, so you can re-set it up again?

Please reply at the box below. Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Can you please power off the phone, then when in the powered off state, press at the same time the 3 buttons Home, Volume Up, and Power at the same time for about 10 seconds or so until the Samsung logo / recovery menu appears. Please let me know if it shows a menu, then I can provide the next step. Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.

Great. Now use the Volume Down button to highlight the option "wipe data/factory reset", then press the Power button

, then use Volume Down button to highlight Yes..., then press Power button

, when it's done resetting, then press Power button to reboot

, then it will let you set up the phone again.


Please confirm. Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

currently showing downloading do not turn off target

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Do you mean it shows downloading after you've tried all my steps? Please let me know. Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes, There is a sign saying

Odin Mode

Product

Sys Status

Reacivation Lock (Off)

UDC Start

with the download notice

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Is it still showing downloading? Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

yes it is

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Does it show the progress / status bar / percentage, etc.? Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No, just sitting there nothing moving

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Does it let me you select any option? Please let me know. Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No looks like it is frozen

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.
Press & hold power on/off button for about 10 seconds until it powers off, then turn it back on and check. Please let me know. Thank you.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No change, still locked out asking for Alternate password ***** no accepting it

Expert:  Viet - Android Tech replied 2 years ago.

Sorry, please power off phone
, then remove back cover, and battery for a minute
, then reinstall battery
, then try the following again:

- When in the powered off state, press at the same time the 3 buttons Home, Volume Up, and Power at the same time for about 10 seconds or so until the Samsung logo / recovery menu appears. Please let me know if it shows a menu, then I can provide the next step. Thank you.

Now use the Volume Down button to highlight the option "wipe data/factory reset", then press the Power button

, then use Volume Down button to highlight Yes..., then press Power button

, when it's done resetting, then press Power button to reboot

, then it will let you set up the phone again.

When you are available, please click on the Reply to Expert tab below on this web page, and reply back to me, so we can continue. Thank you,

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