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    Default S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    It was working fine with finger scanning, until an App asked me to do something security wise, now I can't get out of anything other than PIN or password (all other options are 'shaded out' so can't be selected).

    The user guide is no use, it assumes I still get all options available.

    Any ideas???
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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Quote Originally Posted by Wombaticus View Post
    It was working fine with finger scanning, until an App asked me to do something security wise, now I can't get out of anything other than PIN or password (all other options are 'shaded out' so can't be selected).

    The user guide is no use, it assumes I still get all options available.

    Any ideas???
    What app was it that asked you to change security? If it is something that has specific security requirements, it will limit what you can use for login. Most exchange apps will do that.

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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Quote Originally Posted by bespinct View Post
    What app was it that asked you to change security? If it is something that has specific security requirements, it will limit what you can use for login. Most exchange apps will do that.

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    Yea if it's a work email or exchange it may force you to do a certain type security.

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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Yep, work emails tend to mess with security requirements

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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Yep, setup work email this morning. Dammit!!

    Thanks for the advice....
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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Quote Originally Posted by Wombaticus View Post
    It was working fine with finger scanning, until an App asked me to do something security wise, now I can't get out of anything other than PIN or password (all other options are 'shaded out' so can't be selected).

    The user guide is no use, it assumes I still get all options available.

    Any ideas???
    How did you fix this because I'm not sure what I clicked for it to happen but mine is doing the same thing.
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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Quote Originally Posted by Eric Glass View Post
    How did you fix this because I'm not sure what I clicked for it to happen but mine is doing the same thing.
    You'll want to go into Settings > Security > Device Administrators (that's what it is on stock android anyways, Samsung might have renamed it all).

    Uncheck whatever is there that added the security requirements. FYI if it was your work email and you uncheck it, you wont get your work email any more.
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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    For some reason it did not work for mine.
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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    All you have to do is clear your credentials, just fixed my bosses by doing that.
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    Default Re: S5 Screen Lock - I now only get PIN or Password options

    Quote Originally Posted by Chelsea Davis View Post
    All you have to do is clear your credentials, just fixed my bosses by doing that.
    How do you do this and will this disable work email from working afterwards?

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