Which Locks Your Phone Best: Pins, Patterns or Passwords?

With hacking methods getting more advanced all the time, which phone lock should you be using: pin, pattern, password, or print?

Why It’s So Hard For The Government To Hack Your Phone – https://youtu.be/W_t04ggLUyo
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Your Android device’s Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts
https://phys.org/news/2017-01-android-device-pattern.amp
“The popular Pattern Lock system used to secure millions of Android phones can be cracked within just five attempts – and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack, security experts reveal.”

Your phone’s biggest vulnerability is your fingerprint
http://www.theverge.com/2016/5/2/11540962/iphone-samsung-fingerprint-duplicate-hack-security
“In five minutes, a single person faked a fingerprint and broke into my phone. It was simple, a trick the biometrics firm Vkansee has been playing at trade shows for months now. All it took was some dental mold to take a cast, some play-dough to fill it, and then a little trial and error to line up the play-dough on the fingerprint reader.”

Police Can Force You to Use Your Fingerprint to Unlock Your Phone
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/05/iphone-fingerprint-search-warrant/480861/
The question went unanswered for a year, until a Virginia judge ruled in 2014 that police can force users to unlock their smartphones with their fingerprints. But until this February, when a federal judge in Los Angeles signed a search warrant that required a woman to use her fingerprint to unlock her iPhone, it didn’t appear that any federal law-enforcement agency had ever used that power.”

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