1. Sebastian Chen's Avatar
    Phone set for Swipe pattern for screen lock which was working fine. After update to 6.0.1, the phone does not ask for swipe pattern anymore, the rest of the function & apps seems to work normal. On lock screen under setting, the screen lock type is now "Swipe" - I try to change this type (thinking of using fingerprint instead) and S6 asked for PIN, upon entering PIN, it gave me "Unfortunately, Settings has Stopped" error. I accessed other of my apps & none gave this error. I have cleared cache but does not resolve this issue.
    11-13-2016 03:15 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Moved from the Marshmallow forum to the S6 forum, since this is probably more of a device-specific issue, rather than a general Marshmallow one.

    When you say you cleared cache, you mean the system cache partition, right?
    11-13-2016 11:46 PM
  3. Sebastian Chen's Avatar
    Yes, I cleared the system cache partition & reboot. Problem persists.
    11-14-2016 08:21 AM
  4. 420lyfe's Avatar
    Now here's the real trick. Perform a wipe/Factory reset.
    11-14-2016 09:01 AM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Before the factory reset, see if the problem persists in Safe Mode as well: https://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-29226
    11-14-2016 11:25 AM
  6. Sebastian Chen's Avatar
    Problem still persists in Safe Mode.

    Factory reset will reset will clear off everything including my sms, messages & other data & I need to configure everything again? Any other way since the issue seems to be limited to screen lock?
    11-15-2016 02:24 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    There are lots of ways to backup your data -- check out this guide: http://forums.androidcentral.com/amb...id-device.html

    Once you've backed up your important data, you could try setting a password remotely by using Android Device Manager on your computer. The ability to set a lockscreen password using ADM depends on the phone not having a security lock set already, so hopefully this will work.
    11-15-2016 10:42 AM

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