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What happens if the failed passcode lock attempt security option is activated in Android OS?

A) The device erases itself after 10 failed attempts

B) The passcode will randomly change after every 10 attempts

C) The device locks and requires a Google login

D) An email will be sent to the device owner after 10 failed attempts

E) The phone continuously plays an annoying ring tone

The answer: C) The device locks and requires a Google login

The Android OS will counter failed consecutive passcode attempts by requiring a full login into Google.

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