Saturday, March 25, 2017

Fix disabled by administrator, encryption policy or credential storage in Android device

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Many users facing this problem in android device. In this condition, device showing following message when they try to change screen lock type.
disabled by administrator, encryption policy or credential storage in Android device
You can fix this problem by several ways.

1. Disable Device Administrator

Sometimes, device administration from other apps may create above said problem. You can fix it by going to Settings > Security > Device administrators and deselect all apps (e.g. Android Device Manager, which allow Android device manager to lock or delete lost device).

2. Encryption

If disable device administrator doesn't solve your problem then check encryption settings. To this, go to Settings > Security > Encrypt Device and input your PIN.

3. Clear credentials

Last but not least, it will solve your problem definitely. Go to Settings > Security > Clear credentials. You will be asked to confirm to do this action. Click Yes and your problem will be fixed.

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