View Full Version : Play Store Pin Protection Bypass

08-22-2012, 08:57 PM
Hey all,
while I was googling around, I found this article which shows that clearing the app data from Settings also clears the PIN saved in Google Play. The PIN in the Play Store is meant to act as authentication for purchasing apps. I've tested this on Gingerbread 2.3.7 w/ latest Play Store and it's working.

Link -> Clearing Android Marketís Data From Settings Removes PIN Protection [Security] (http://www.redmondpie.com/clearing-android-market%E2%80%99s-data-from-settings-removes-pin-protection-security/)

p.s. - Though this post is quite old, this still works.

08-23-2012, 06:57 PM
nice trick. Anyways I dont like to store my credit cards anywhere.
Further more virtual credit cards comes to help in these scenarios. ;-)