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

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Forgot pin on Samsung Galaxy Prime?

Please help me unlock my pin.I just got it yesterday

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put my pin one too many times and my Samsung Galaxy is locked

Pull the battery to do a soft reset. Then attempt the pin again until you see Forgot Password and use your Google Account. If this fails, you will have to hard reset the device. Also, if you did not sync your Google Account or it has not fully completed a sync, then it will not work to bypass the pin. You can also try Samsung's Find My Mobile to unlock your device if you registered with the Samsung App or website and synced the account.

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Forgot the pin of my phone (Samsung Galaxy GRAND PRIME)?

I have forgotten the pin of my phone (Samsung Galaxy GRAND PRIME); want to recover it but don't want my files to be deleted.... I have tried: Nothing; actually don't want to delete my files...

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If you do not want to lose data completely, you can attempt to see if you can hook up the device to a PC but usually, the lock screen prevents it. If you can't click Forgot Password and use your Google Account when you hard reset your phone and put your Google Account in, it will reset to the last sync point for your Google Accounts so that means you will at least restore your phone contacts. You can also try Samsung's Find My Mobile, but it may be tied to the previous Google Account when you setup the device the first time.

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How do I bypass forgotten 4 digit code on my cell?

Don't know my passcode or Google account info connected to cellphone when it was connected to cellphone during initial setup

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Well, you will have to hard reset the device then. After that, go to YouTube and search Bypass Google FRP (Your device name like Moto X Play). You will need this if you have Lollipop 5.0 or Marshmallow 6.0 OS. The first Google Account is the Owner Account unless you manually change the assignment role later.

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My screen lock says it is secured with a pin but I didn't set one up and just want it to be a swipe action?

My grand prime phone shows that my screen lock is with a pin however I didn't set one up and would like it to be just a swipe action. I have tried: Restarted phone. I think it was caused by: I have no idea

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Did you authorize any third party apps like Kaspersky Internet Security to be able to access your security settings? There are several third party apps for security locks or even have ads in them for other apps. If you are not paying attention you could do that. Also, if your phone screen was active during a phone call, you may have activated the pin. Try 0000 or 1234. They might work. Then see if you can use your Google Account or Samsung's Find My Mobile to unlock your device. Just as a preventive measure, new phone's should always have a pin setup like your ATM PIN code as prevention for situations like this.

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: My phone isnt coming up with the sign in option after 145 attempts

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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device
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I forgot my password to my Samsung Galaxy prime and I was wondering if you can help me get back in?

I would like for you to help me get back in my phone and change the password that I forgot. Well I set a password on my phone and I forgot the password and I can't get back in my phone and its not showing email to get in my phone as well. I have tried: I tried some passwords that I thought was, but that wasn't it. I think it was caused by: Well I think my sister changed it but she said she doesn't remember the password.

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It can take up to 30 attempts before you finally see the Forgot Password link. If you do not have data or WiFi enabled, then the Google Account will not unlock the device. Go to your Google Account on the PC. Under My Account, there is a section for 2 Step Verification. Make sure this is disabled

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How do you take off the passcode if you can't get in your phone?

I had find this phone on the street and it has a passcode pin in I don't know how to get in it or how to reset it. It is just hard for me to reset it cause I can't get in it

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Hi, I wanted to know if I could reset the number passcode to my Galaxy prime?

I forgot the passcode and I tried every passcode that I remembered and nothing happened, how can I restart my phone?

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I can't remember my pattern to get into my Samsung express 3?

Please help me without doing a hard reset or anything to help get in my phone without wiping out all my data

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