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Hard reset your Android phone or tablet when you forget the passcode or lock pattern

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How can I reset phone if these steps are not working?

I have been on phone with tech. Tried 20 times. He told me good luck and try through computer... I am a property manager and I just purchased this phone for maintenance man, then he quit. He had it on the tap screen, in which I didn't know so I'm now stuck on the back up pin screen. Nothing is working. I have tried: hold vol up and power (starting with phone off), but ends right back on screen wanting backup pin. Held vol down and power (starting with phone off)...Ends the same. I think it was caused by: I have no clue... I don't know the back up pin

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Is it possible to bypass FRP if hard factory reset was done first?

Kyocera Hydro Wave. Model # C6740N. OS: Android 5.1. . I found the above in a casino restroom over 7 days ago. The lost & found there does not accept cells without the owners info readily seen on the home screen.. I actually hung around this latrine for over an hour.....nothing.. Had them say over the speaker repeatedly that someone found a phone...nothing.. After trying to find the owner for a few days I gave up. Its a cheap-O but I will use it if it works. I did a hard factory reset due to (PIN code).. I really am NOT a thief. This is, in fact, what happened.. Now Google wants the person's email & password. I don't have it.. Am I wasting hours and losing sanity trying to figure out if I can somehow bypass the FRP even though I Factory reset through the recovery menu?. . Thank you very much for your time. . Jennifer. I have tried: * HOURS of mind numbing Google searches that result in unsure, open ended and/or conflicting answers.

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  • That's about it seeing as I cannot access anything in the phone.

After the fact reset/wipe all data was performed I believe I pressed the option for restart/reboot phone.

Now the thing is saying "Android is starting" and it "Optimizes App's" ...144 I believe. Only problem is.....The SIM card is not in and.....I did a hard factory reset / wipe all data TWICE.

I'm no genius and I am NOT very cell phone / computer literate so I'm fairly sure I may have caused the "problem", lol.. I think it was caused by: The only things I can access right now is:

  • Depress the volume & power button and go back into the Recovery Menu
  • Power it up and it will ask me for the Gmail address or Google Acct (which I don't have)
  • I've connected it to a WiFi HotSpot


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