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Quick survey: fingerprint cleared on factory reset?

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Do you expect factory reset to clear your fingerprint data?

  1. Yes

    645 vote(s)
    79.6%
  2. No

    134 vote(s)
    16.5%
  3. Don't care

    31 vote(s)
    3.8%
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  1. ratification Ice Cream Sandwich Mar 16, 2016

  2. Papao KitKat Mar 16, 2016


  3. griffincash Froyo Mar 16, 2016

    griffincash, Mar 16, 2016 :
    No it's doesn't wipe fp
    Wipe and Flash h2os and and you will see
    It resets only after setting it up again in o2os

    Edit: if OnePlus says it does, they are lying
     

  4. itsmesdn Honeycomb Mar 16, 2016

    itsmesdn, Mar 16, 2016 :
    I would expect Factory reset to make my phone to just how it was like out of factory. It didn't have my fingerprints out of factory so it should not have when factory reset.
     

  5. jaksridhar Froyo Mar 16, 2016


  6. hardik_ Froyo Mar 16, 2016

    hardik_, Mar 16, 2016 :
    I have seen that factory reset removes Pattern locks and so i think fingerprints are also deleted
     

  7. josefn24 Jelly Bean Mar 16, 2016

    josefn24, Mar 16, 2016 :
    I believe technically your data isn't completely gone and unrecoverable unless your phone was encrypted anyways. That being said factory reset should wipe your prints however I think they would still be in there until you do another set up. Just a guess though. For people that want to sell their phones and don't already know a good thing to do is encrypt then factory reset.
     

  8. josefn24 Jelly Bean Mar 16, 2016

  9. Helen Honeycomb Mar 16, 2016


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  10. camohan Marshmallow Moderator Mar 16, 2016

    camohan, Mar 16, 2016 :
    You deserve it. I setup the trend with first vote and first comment. Lol. Just kidding
     

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  11. whatisid Gingerbread Mar 16, 2016


  12. viraaj11 Jelly Bean Community Expert Mar 16, 2016


  13. Willy80 Eclair Mar 16, 2016


  14. wesleywood2412 US Brand Ambassador Mar 16, 2016


  15. ElfStone Ice Cream Sandwich Mar 16, 2016

    ElfStone, Mar 16, 2016 :
    Enjoy it! :)
    Thanks for the backpack! :D :D
     

  16. Mike Ice Cream Sandwich Mar 16, 2016

    Mike, Mar 16, 2016 :
    Woop! Thanks everyone. @Helen is already drunk. Also, bigups to my boy/girl @AlteredCarcass2 who won a backpack. Not bad! Just kidding about Helen, she's a consummate professional.
     

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  17. Nicole Q. Brand Person Staff Member Mar 16, 2016


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  18. 1ikhan Ice Cream Sandwich Mar 16, 2016


  19. mvmsaikrishna Ice Cream Sandwich Mar 16, 2016

    mvmsaikrishna, Mar 16, 2016 :
    No, the fingerprints will be intact. Yesterday I flashed twrp recovery cleared: system, data, dalvik, cache and installed CM13 by GARAK. but the finger prints are still there..
     

  20. viufinslamort Gingerbread Mar 16, 2016

    viufinslamort, Mar 16, 2016 :
    1. I don't want a permanent memory on my fingerprint.
    2. I want to be able to sell it or give it away to anyone.

    Maybe a fingerprint request before a factory reset would be fine, but I'm concerned about the possibility of having the FP broken and resulting on impossiblity for a factory reset.

    So, I think it's better to make it dissappear on a factory reset.