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Samsung s9 forgotten unlock screen pin code

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Apprentice

Hello, 

I forgot my screen lock pin code, but I was able to unlock the phone using my fingerprint. Now, after many attempts to unlock the phone with pin code, even the fingerprint is not working. Is this a permanent or I can use my fingerprint after a few hours will pass?

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Superuser I

Did your phone reject your fingerprints when you scanned them @Paulcristian  ?

 

If so then yes you do have to wait a short while for it to work again or may have to login using another avenue.

 

Other options if all else fails 》

 

Please be aware the below solutions can delete all your saved info on the phone.

 

hardreset.info/devices/samsung/samsung-galaxy-s9 

 

thecellguide.com/galaxy-s9-locked-out. 

samsung.com/uk/support/How-do-i-perform-factory-reset-on-my-mobile-device 

 

I wish you all the best with this situation. 

 

🌈 Stay Safe  🌈 

 

 

My advice comes from being a UK Samsung Phone User.

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 10+ 5G _256Gb > Model: SM-N976B._ Samsung One Ui 2.1 / Android 10.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch.
Samsung Galaxy Buds.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

Thank for you answer @BandOfBrothers.

Yes, after many attempts to unlock the phone with my forgotten pin code, my phone rejected my fingerprints. 

My question is now, how long do i have to wait until i can use my fingerprint to unlock the phone....12 ..24 hours ?

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On my phone if I use the wrong fingerprint it gives a 29 second countdown timer to be able to use my fingerprints again @Paulcristian 

 

🌈 Stay Safe  🌈 

 

 

My advice comes from being a UK Samsung Phone User.

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 10+ 5G _256Gb > Model: SM-N976B._ Samsung One Ui 2.1 / Android 10.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch.
Samsung Galaxy Buds.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

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Yes, so does my phone, but this time increases with the number of attempted mistakes. I did tried for 50 times or so....and i have this question if the device will permanently locked me, after so many attempts

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I don't think so as it just won't allow you access.

 

🌈 Stay Safe  🌈 

 

 

My advice comes from being a UK Samsung Phone User.

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 10+ 5G _256Gb > Model: SM-N976B._ Samsung One Ui 2.1 / Android 10.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch.
Samsung Galaxy Buds.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

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Then I'll wait a few hours before trying again.

Thanks for your help, mate!

 

Have a nice day,

 

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Ok @Paulcristian 

 

Have a good day too.

 

🏳️‍🌈Stay Safe 🏳️‍🌈

 

 

 

My advice comes from being a UK Samsung Phone User.

Current Phone ~

Samsung Note 10+ 5G _256Gb > Model: SM-N976B._ Samsung One Ui 2.1 / Android 10.

Samsung Gear s3 Frontier Watch.
Samsung Galaxy Buds.
Samsung Galaxy Tab A {2016}SM-T580

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