1. AC Question's Avatar
    my s5 mini is asking for alternative password I cant remember it I've tried my usual passwords with no luck is there any way to access it without reset I want to keep contacts and photos
    07-07-2015 10:46 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! There's no way to reveal a password, because that would defeat the security function of a password. What happens if you fail the unlock enough times? Does it ask you for your Google credentials?
    07-08-2015 03:10 AM
  3. lbandrew's Avatar
    I've had the same problem, and yes, eventually it does ask for Google credentials, but because of power saving it had turned itself off of WiFi so the Google responses didn't work for me. Now I can't even get it to ask for them, keeps reverting to alternate password. Don't want to factory reset, because no way to back up data without access. Any other ideas?
    07-28-2015 11:15 PM

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