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

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I forgot my Gmail ID linked with my Android phone?

Hi! I have forgotten my Gmail ID that is linked to my Android phone. I need to recover my data that is backed up with the Gmail account. Please help retrieve the Gmail account linked to my Android phone. I have tried: I tried a couple of Gmail IDs, but none of them worked. I think it was caused by: I got my phone repaired, so the personnel took it back to factory settings

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Recover your possible user names.

  1. 1
    Navigate to the following web page
    :
    https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery.
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  2. 2
    Start with "I don't know my username"
    .
    Click it and choose "Continue".
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  3. 3
    Click either the email or phone option
    .
    Type either your recovery, email address (the one that is most used for you to check email messages) or your phone number that you use.
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    If you have chosen a phone recovery option, then choose the way you want to recover your Google account name
    .
    Click either "a text message (SMS)" or "an automated phone call".
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  5. 5
    Enter your name for the account
    .
    This is your actual name, most likely.
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  6. 6
    Pass the human test by typing a word or checking a square.
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    Click "Submit"
    .
    A list of usernames that might have been used by you on the smartphone will be sent to your phone or email address.
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Recover your password. Start with user names one by one if you are not sure which one you have used.

  1. 1
    Navigate to the following web page
    :
    https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery. If you log in from your computer that used it previously, then the chance of success during the recovery will be higher.
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  2. 2
    Click "I don't know my password".
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  3. 3
    Enter your username
    .
    Click "Continue".
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  4. 4
    You will be asked to enter the last password that you remember
    .
    Click "Continue".
    • You can skip this and click "I don't know".
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  5. 5
    You may be offered to enter the way to receive the security code (via calling or SMS)
    .
    You will also be able to choose the option of not being able to access the device.
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  6. 6
    Enter your phone number
    .
    Click "Continue". You will receive a message with the security code.
    • Alternatively, click "Verify your identity".
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    If Google decides that you need to verify your identity, then you will be asked several questions about your account like the last digits of your credit card number.
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    If you received the security code, then click "Continue".
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    You will be able to reset the password by typing and confirming it.
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Now, test the recovered account on your phone. If you had several usernames recovered and the recovery on the phone with applications and contacts is not the one that you have expected, then use the next username. You may need to repeat the password recovery procedure for the next username too.

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I locked myself out of my Android Metro PCS Phone?

After I locked myself out, I did a hard reset. So then, It says now I have to verify my Google account. I enter my email address and password and it just keeps going around and around. Email/password/email/password and will not login.. I have tried: Hard reset twice now. I think it was caused by: Hard reset is what caused the problem.

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I want to know my email that is registered to my phone by IMEI or something because this is all I have IMEI of my mobile is there a way? I tried to make a new firmware for mobile but my problem is the internet is not that fast to download it, it would take here around 2 day to download, so I need a way to open my mobile without a firmware. I have the phone and IMEI of it but I forgot the email and the password of the account that registered to my phone, so please any one can help me with it and thanks for all. I have tried: I've factory reset for mobile but it asked me for the account that is registered to my phone which is Samsung j1 mini. I think it was caused by: Nothing I forgot the information of my mobile and all my email account and password, regards.

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