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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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Can I reset my Android phone using my PC?

I have the message that I've entered too many patterns attempts, but I do not have Google account. How can I resolve this?

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Yes, you can reset your device with your PC if it is set up to allow that. You can use the ADB tool, but only if you're previously enabled ADB. Information on using that tool to reset your Android password is linked in the main guide. To get there, either scroll to the end of the article summary presented in this Q&A, and follow the link at the end of it to the full guide, or click the title of this page. In the intro, select option 6, which will take you to our guide on using the ADB tool.

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In the event you do not have ADB enabled on your device, you will unfortunately need to perform a factory reset. In the event your data is extremely important, you may try using the paid Screen Lock Pro app to unlock your Android device. Just note that it requires an internet connection, and is not guaranteed to work on all devices. For device specific help, you'll need to follow the link and contact the developer for more information.

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I need to reset my password on my Android device but I am failing to. I don't want a Factory Reset because I have important documents on it?

I used my Android device last night, but this morning I found that the password I have always used is being rejected. Either someone changed it while I was sleeping or something else weird has happened. I have a very important document on it and need to access it like yesterday. Please help

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My phone is not resetting by any method how to reset?

I tried to reset my phone by both methods soft and hard but both methods don't work then what I do to reset my phone. I have tried: Resetting my phone. I think it was caused by: All apps are stopped working

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Could I get my blu phone off the starting menu?

The starting menu isn't coming off. I have tried: Taking out the battery and turning it on again. I think it was caused by: I don't know

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I have forgotten my sign-in password for my Lava Android phone?

I have tried to enter different passwords 30 times in my Lava phone. It gives me 5 chances, then asks me to wait 30 seconds before re-trying. The cumulative count continues!. My problem is that the phone is not prompting me to provide my Google sign-in ID/password details, which you say will enable me to fetch my Lava password.. In the circumstances, how do I go about invoking Google?. Grateful for your response.. Anil Lamba. When will Android require me to provide my Google sign-in details? After how many password attempts? I have tried 30 times already but no such prompt has come up which allows me to retrieve my Android password without factory reset. I have tried: I have tried different permutations/combinations as password 30 times. I think it was caused by: I have forgotten my exact password, hence I am trying the gamut of password possibilities that I employ

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