Hi I'm Andy. Has Anyone ever experienced a message from McAfee mobile saying that the phone is locked & needs an pin to unlock it but what if you don't know the pin & want to get back in. # Mobile Security #T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S9.Is there any fix to resolve this issue.
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If you are facing this issue after the android upgrade please Knowledge base article TS103015, you find the article in service.mcafee.com. If you still face issue resetting pin please contact our technical support for further assistance .
Pleas follow the below McAfee Article that will help you unlock the phone as well as to setup a PIN.
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I forgot to mention that the keyboard to type the pin required doesn’t pop up when I click on the pin box. Is there any way to unlock it restarted the phone & the mcafee locked screen comes up instead of the home screen when unlocking the phone
Please turn off the mobile and turn it back on. Try to enter the PIN.
If the phone doesn't turn off, You may need to perform a hard reboot in order to restart the mobile. Hold the volume down key and power button altogether for 10 seconds and let go of the buttons once the screen turns black. The phone will restart in few seconds and try to enter the PIN.
I've tried that & still unable to get passed the locked screen Forgot the pin doesn't help is there another way to get passed locked screen if unable to insert the pin & changed pin
When you tap Forgot PIN, you should see an option Send me the email with PIN. Please select that option and enter the e-mail registered with McAfee Mobile Security. You will receive a temporary PIN to your e-mail.
Please enter that PIN to unlock the phone and then you can create a new PIN of your choice.
Changing the pin still doesn’t work because the app wasn’t even setup on the device that is locked is there any way to get passed the locked screen if it was never setup
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