My fingerprint scanner stopped working and won't let me into my phone, what can I do?

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my fingerprint scanner stopped working and wont let me into my phone

I was just using my phone 2 seconds before, when the screen locked It wouldn't let me use my fingerprint to get back in.. I cant remember my back up password. Anyone know how to get back into phone without factory reset.
 

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Re: my fingerprint scanner stopped working and wont let me into my phone

Welcome to Android Central! Which phone? Fingerprint sensors are not foolproof, which is why it's so important to remember that backup password.

What happens if you fail the unlock enough times? Are you asked for your Google credentials?
 

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