Bypassing Android Device Passcodes

Android Password Bypass Settings

To disable passcode on Android device: 

  1. Connect the Android device to the Kobiton Desktop. 
  2. Navigate to ~/Library/Application Support/Kobiton/devices/{device’s UDID}
  3.  In the {device’s UDID}, create the following two files and the following information to each: 
    1. passcode:
      "type": "pin",
      "key": "12345678"
    2. config:
      "unlockPasscodeEnabled": true
  4. Unplug and plug in the device back to the Kobiton Mac to get started

Disable Accidental Touch Protection on Samsung devices

Samsung's accidental touch protection feature keeps the device's screen inactive when the device is in a dark space, which is meant to prevent accidental screen touches.

Samsung devices on the Kobiton platform should disable accidental touch protection to avoid potential device connection issues. To disable:

  1. Go to the device's Settings > Display
  2. Toggle Accidental touch protection off


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