1. AC Question's Avatar
    I want to set up my android phone such that it should not have any screen lock but it should ask for a certain password when someone tries to factory reset it.
    12-15-2015 10:18 AM
  2. dpham00's Avatar
    I am not sure but I will check with the ambassador team to see if they have any ideas
    12-15-2015 02:23 PM
  3. VDub2174's Avatar
    So you want ot make so that your phone only asks for a password if someone else tries to use your phone?

    The only option is to set your screen lock to Password but you'll have to enter a PW each time you use your phone.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    12-15-2015 02:28 PM
  4. AlphaTango414's Avatar
    Something like this?
    how to set different passwords for screen lock and factory reset-1450213346508.jpg
    Settings > Lock Screen / Security > other security settings > set up / change password
    12-15-2015 03:04 PM
  5. Nabeel Khan4's Avatar
    No.
    I want my cell phone to ask for password ONLY when i try to factory reset BUT the screen should not have any lock.
    12-16-2015 05:52 AM
  6. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    That is not possible, in the recovery screen there is no keyboard available
    12-16-2015 06:03 AM
  7. Nabeel Khan4's Avatar
    strange
    12-16-2015 12:23 PM
  8. anon(632115)'s Avatar
    Not strange as you can factory reset a device using power and volume buttons
    12-16-2015 12:40 PM
  9. Nabeel Khan4's Avatar
    what if i want a password there when someone goes in the Settings-->restore-->factory reset menu option.
    Assume that my little brother does not know about "power and volume buttons" method.
    02-12-2016 02:38 AM

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