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[Discussion] [URGENT HELP NEEDED!] - Xiaomi Redmi 4A 32GB: PIN suddenly changed to request for password?

2018-03-01 11:37:18

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1738923200 replied at 2018-03-01 16:42:54
the password is it mi community password?

Tried that - no it's not =(
2018-03-01 14:25:14
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Chinito replied at 2018-03-01 16:46:32
JDH most of the search I got are ending up hard reset. :( This will wipe out your data like a factor ...

Thanks Chinito. i'm looking at the same search results. I really don't want a hard reset and lose all my contacts and photos... =(

On the other hand, i really want to know how can this happen that my screen lock suddenly changed from PIN to password by itself?
2018-03-01 14:27:32
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Chinito replied at 2018-03-01 17:14:16
Agree remove your SD card JDH. Remove sims. Then restart the phone and test. If u save and back up ...

Thanks guys! Appreciated

Didn't install anything unless it was a MI automatic update that i didn't notice. No SD card

Mi cloud is asking me for Verification OTP sms which i cannot view as my phone is locked -_-lll Infinite loop.
Similar with bank accounts.....Very frustrating.

Will try to remove SIM and reboot when i get home.

2018-03-01 15:06:44
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NikhilKapoor replied at 2018-03-01 18:21:29
can you see your phone in google account, if so then you recover it through that.  As your phon ...

Thanks guys..Tried taking out and putting in my SIM. Didn't work.
Unfortunately, Google account can only set the lock screen password if there isn't already one. If there is a password existing, the lock screen password will not be changed

Still waiting for word from MI Service centre to reply my email. Can't get thru to them. I'm almost resigned that i may have to do a hard reset damn...
2018-03-02 07:02:11
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Just to udate - Service centre finally replied me and basically told me to wipe and reset. Ah well, just did it.

Thanks everyone who tried to help. Have a great weekend all.
2018-03-04 12:44:14
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