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

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Connecting my Android device with the PC?

When I am trying to connect the device with the PC using MoboRobo, a window comes that tells me I should "enable USB debugging"

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You need to enable the USB debugging feature on your phone to use this program. It may sounds very confusing, but by following these easy steps you can enable USB debugging on your Android phone:

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    On your home screen, tap on the 'Apps' icon.
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    Navigate through your apps and open 'Settings'.
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    On the 'Settings' page, scroll down to the 'About phone' option.
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    Now tap on the 'Build number' seven times.
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    Once you tap seven times on the 'Build number', you will see a popup, displaying that you're now a developer.
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    Now go back to settings.
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    Tap on the 'Developer options'.
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    Under the 'Debugging' section, mark the checkbox next to 'USB debugging'.
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    You should now see a popup asking for your confirmation, click on 'OK' to proceed.
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    Now you can enjoy using the MoboRobo program on your PC.
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MY HTC ONE IS SET WITH FACE RECOGNITION OR A PATTERN?

LOST THEN FOUND PHONE, HOWEVER NOW THAT I LOCKED IT - IT IS ASKING FOR AN UNLOCK CODE??

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When you set up your face recognition, you should have been prompted to set up a backup password. If you can't figure out what that password is, keep attempting to access the device until you get the option to use your Google Account to log into the HTC One.

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I know the email that is associated with my tablet but I don't understand why it doesn't work?

I forgot my passcode and I tried using all my emails but it didn't work, so I don't know whats the problem. I tried with the same tablet but another one and it worked. I have tried: Reboot and reset like pressing the volume and power button simultaneously.. I think it was caused by: I don't know.

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Because you know your password does work, hard reset the tablet and although you will lose data, the tablet will be accessible again.

Email on Active 7 isn't popping up?

We don't know what email was put in phone and now we factory reset it and it is asking to verify email?

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I am a police officer in Uganda, I recovered one plus one mobile phone for Jessica (but I have failed to communicate to her about the recovery of her phone). This phone is locked and it is asking for the Gmail account, is there any way this mobile phone can be delivered to the owner? If not is there any way it can be opened such that any one can use?

RECOVERED ONE PLUS ONE MOBILE PHONE Model E1003 S/NO. 933ab7d8. I have tried: I just tried opening it but when it asked for the Gmail account, I left it. I think it was caused by: Since I recovered it from a thief, I am not the right owner

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Yes my son is 8, his aunt bought him a Tablet and they both forgot the pattern and the email associated!

I tried following the steps to reset to default but they are not working. Vol+ and Power button at the same time, but the Android does not come on the screen like it should. Well I got this pop before I could even read the article. I have tried: The Android factory reset steps are not working, tried several times with no luck. I think it was caused by: He forgot pattern and never saved account information.

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