To hide apps, it is important to set an access code on the OnePlus phone. But if you want to change or reset the access code in case of forgotten it by any chance then here is the complete guide to change & reset the access code on a OnePlus phone.
Access code is used to make files/data privacy by hiding the apps. Access code looks like #123# and the user needs to dial this code on their phone’s dialer app, from where they can access the hidden apps.
Changing and resetting the access code in case of forgetting it is the same and the steps also remain the same.
Why to Change Access Code
There can be various reasons why the user wants to change the access code, like if the access code is being disclosed to other people or just the user wants to change the access code for any personal reasons.
How to Change Access Code in OnePlus phone
You can change the access code on your OnePlus phone by following the below steps :
- Open the phone’s settings.
- Then go to ‘privacy’ options.
- Now tap on ‘hide apps’.
- Then tap on the setting icon on the top-right.
- Now tap on ‘change access code’.
- Now enter the new access code that you want to set, and tap on check on top-right.
- Then click on done.
That’s it, the access code is now changed on your OnePlus phone and you can now access the hidden apps by only using the new access code.
Can you use the access code on the third-party phone app
No, the access code only works on the preinstalled dialer app, If the user dials the access code on the third-party installed dialer apps from the play store, it will not work and the user can’t access the hidden apps that way. Hidden apps can only be accessed by dialing the access code by the system dialer app.
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