HTC Desire 530 - How to reset your backup password

Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Phone: HTC Desire 530
Factory OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

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How to reset your backup password

If you find you’e forgotten your backup password, try the following using Google’s Android Device Manager:

On a computer or in a mobile browser, go to www.google.com/android/devicemanager.

Sign in to the Google Account that you previously added to your device.

If you have more than one device, select the arrow next to the name of the device you’re locked out of. Android Device Manager will show you the approximate location of your device on a map.

Select Lock.

Enter a temporary password for your device, then click Lock again.

On your device, enter the temporary password on the lock screen.

Drag down your notifications bar and select Settings. Then select Lock screen and security.

Enter your temporary password again, then follow the prompts to reset your device?s screen lock.

 
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