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The Samsung Galaxy S24

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Monday, May 4th, 2020 6:17 PM

Switching back to an old phone

I have Galaxy S8 active that has died. While I figure out waht to do, I wanted to switch back to an old S5 active. I thought it wuld be as easy as putting the SIM card from the S8 into the S5. They look to be a different shape and I don't want to break anything. I also appear to be locked out of my old phone because I can't remember the password. If I do put the new SIM card in the old phone, will that allow me to use my new password, from the new phone to unlock the old phone?

Former Employee


32.9K Messages

4 years ago

no the password is phone specific, if your screen lock is forgotten you would need to do a factory reset but that doesnt always work you would need to get a compatible sized sim

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