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

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Hi my son locked his tablet, he forgot his pin number, how can we get back in?

Locked Samsung tablet with pin

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The best way to unlock your son's Samsung Tablet is using his Google account. By using this method you'll be able to reset the pin code and unlock the Tablet without losing any data. However, if he forgot his Google account password too, you'll need to first reset this account.

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Follow the steps below to reset his Google account password, if he knows his account password, you can read the second section of this answer on using the Google account recovery tool to unlock his device:

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    On your PC desktop, open a web browser.
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    Select 'I don't know my password' and enter his email address.
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    Click on 'Continue'.
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    Follow the Google instructions to reset the password.
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    Once the process is finished and you've answered all the questions, you can enter a new password for his account.
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    Now the password is reset and you can follow the steps below to unlock his device.
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In order to unlock his Samsung Galaxy Tablet, follow the steps below:

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    On the Tablet lock screen, tap on the 'Forgot Password?' option.
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    Enter the Google email address and password that he used to register the Tablet.
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    Follow the Google steps to unlock the phone.
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    Once the steps are finished, you'll be able to enter a new pin code for his device.
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    Write down the new pin code so you won't have this problem again.
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    The Samsung Galaxy Tab is now unlocked, and he can enjoy using his Tablet again.
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If you aren't able to unlock the device, read more in our main article, and follow the other instructions on the article to unlock his Tablet.

Haven't used my tablet in forever, PIN code totally was forgotten. How do I get back in?

I have a Verizon tablet, I cannot get the PIN code figured out on and DON'T know if I can help it, want to erase it and lose everything. I've always used stupid pins like 0000, 1111, 7777,9999, 1400, 1408, 1409, 1739, 0852......simple visual pins. cannot remember my last one! Any way to do it without erasing it all? cause I can't save what's on it via computer can I? while on the lock screen?

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My Daughter has me locked out of her Android, if I get it opened by Google manager she will change it again, I need to know how can I get her current pin code without her knowing it and she won't change it or is there a way around it?

My Daughter has me locked out of her Android, if I get it opened by Google manager she will change it again, I need to know how can I get her current pin code without her knowing it and she won't change it or is there a way around it. I have tried: Guessing it, get locked out a lot. I think it was caused by: She locked me out, so I cannot know where she is and when she sneaks out of the house

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Hello. Someone has locked my Google nexus tablet with a PIN code?

Someone has locked my Google nexus tablet with a PIN code. How to unlock my device without losing my data? I want to know the process or know about the software how may open and use my device normally. I have tried: I tried random codes and wrote the numbers appearing as different patterns. I think it was caused by: Some arrogant or stupid people always want to bother others in different ways. Locking someone's device is one of those ways.

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HI MY KIDS HAS LOCKED ME OUT OF MY TABLET AND I Can't GET IT OPEN?

I BOUGHT ME A LITTLE Samsung TABLET AND THE KIDS HAS GOT INTO IT NOW I Can't GET BACK INTO IT AND I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING THAT I KNOW HOW TO GET IT BACK OPEN AND I Can't GET IT TO RESET I AM OUT OF IDEAS CAN YOU HELP ME REST IT I HOPE SO SHORT STUFF

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