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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

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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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