1. Smitty13's Avatar
    Hey all,

    Random question about the device password and encryption. I know that encryption on my device is set to work off the device password; if I encrypt my device now and change my password at some random point in the future (while the device and media card is encrypted), will this cause any problems, or will the encryption key 'update' itself as the password changes too? Thanks!
    09-19-14 06:35 PM
  2. anon721037's Avatar
    You still need to know the old pass word before it will let you change it,
    09-19-14 06:46 PM
  3. Smitty13's Avatar
    You still need to know the old pass word before it will let you change it,
    Yes, but I was concerned more on the encryption side. I know I would need the old password before changing it to a new one, but the encryption key used to encrypt the device and media card is based upon this password; my concern is, if I change this password, will the key 'update' itself along with it, keeping the encryption running smoothly, or will problems persist?
    09-19-14 06:48 PM
  4. anon721037's Avatar
    Well if it lets you change your password I would think it would change the key , so I would think you would have nothing to worry about.
    09-19-14 06:52 PM
  5. serbanescu's Avatar
    I don't believe there could be a problem - password change is fairly common and if it would interfere with device encryption we would have known by now.
    Smitty13 likes this.
    09-19-14 06:53 PM

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