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[Q] APP's administrator rights block lock screen options after uninstall

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By cawith, Senior Member on 5th January 2014, 05:18 AM
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I've been using this app for a couple of days ( but decided I wanted to uninstall it again.

Now I followed the instructions by the author, so that the device administrator rights would be removed and I could remove the app.
However the 3 top options for the type of lock screen (the 3 that don't require a password) are still greyed out, and right below it says that these options are disabled by a device administrator.

I've checked the device administrator menu under security, and I only have ADM and Cerberus active, and those two were active before I tried the new app.

Help, what can I do to remove this? Is a factory reset the only solution?

Kind regards
23rd April 2014, 03:06 PM |#2  
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had this problem, finded solution another place so i just write here:

1. Go to Settings
2. Select Security which under "General" tab
3. Under Credential Storage -> Clear Credentials

credit: vinod240 from another android forum.
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