How do I unlock my phone without a password?

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Unlocking locked phone. Wants a password but one was never initiated; only finger print.  Need help unlocking my phone. Want to avoid doing a master reset if possible.

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Re: Unlocking locked phone. Wants a password but one was never initiated; only finger print.

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If you can't get the fingerprint scanner to work and you didn't set up a backup password (or can't remember it) ... did you activate Android Device Manager on your phone and associate it with your Google account?  If so, you should be able to use it to unlock your phone.

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If you can't get the fingerprint scanner to work and you didn't set up a backup password (or can't remember it) ... did you activate Android Device Manager on your phone and associate it with your Google account?  If so, you should be able to use it to unlock your phone.

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