Before you find out if your FAIRPHONE FP1U is locked, you need to check if your device cannot be unlocked by using popular screen lock methods. Typically, for added security, your phone may have standard screen lock methods such as:
Pattern - try to draw a simple pattern with your finger
PIN - input 4 or more numbers
Password - enter 4 or more signs.
You can also use biometric methods such as:
Fingerprint - use fingerprint scanning to unlock the FAIRPHONE FP1U
Face recognition – try to use face ID unlock by the front camera
Iris or intelligent Scan – you may try advanced security methods, available on selected devices.
So before proceeding with the methods of unlocking the FAIRPHONE FP1U, please check the standard passwords, patterns and biometric methods to unlock the phone.
If your FAIRPHONE FP1U is locked, then the first thing that you need to find out is the locking reason. We would like to present the types of blockages that your FAIRPHONE FP1U may have.
screen lock blockade - locked by password, pattern or face lock. To successfully remove that kind of blockade, you need to use Android Recovery Mode, where you will be able to successfully accomplish Hard Reset operation. Click here to Hard Reset by using Android Recovery Mode will erase everything that is stored on your FAIRPHONE device.
Google Verification / Factory Reset Protection - in a situation when you forgot Google account login details. You need to find out how to activate your FAIRPHONE FP1U with a new Google account. Click here to check out how to bypass Google Verification in FAIRPHONE FP1U or click here to watch the tutorial for your on our HardReset.info YT to smoothly activate your FAIRPHONE device without Google account linked to your FAIRPHONE FP1U.