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

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How can I unlock the pattern lock of my phone?

My friend gave me a phone before she go in Korea.when I opened the phone, it shows a pattern lock and I do not know how to unlock it.

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Here is an easy way to unlock the password or pattern lock of your phone:

  • Switch off your Android phone.
  • Long press the up volume button until it reaches maximum level and then hit the down button.
  • Tap and hold onto the "Power" button together with the you volume button keys.
  • When the terminal interface appears, tap on the "Home" button.
  • Scroll and choose the "Delete all user data" option.
  • Wait until your device restarts which means your phone has been unlocked.
  • You can now access your phone and assign a new pattern lock if desired.

I need to unlock my phone but can't what do I do?

I had a pattern on my Android device when I was absent ,a friend of mine tried to unlock my phone and through many attempts pressed "forgot password".I tried entering my Google email and password and each time it said it was incorrect,I want to give my daughter my phone but I still can't unlock it.It has been quite awhile since I last tried to unlock for I had given up,but now that my daughter wants it I have tried several times and all have ended in a negative result.I am in need of your assistance.

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Help me unlock my phone I can not remember my user name and password?

I can not unlock my phone because I forgot my Google account password my son played with it and entered the wrong pattern too many times

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Without either of those options being available to you, you won't be able to access your phone. You'll need to perform a Factory Reset to be able to use your phone as normal.

You can find a guide explaining that process here: [[1]].

HOW TO UNLOCK AN Android PHONE WITH ALPHANUMERIC PASSWORD?

I am using Xolo q800, my phone is locked, debugging is off and the option of 'forgot password' is not available in my phone. I want to unlock phone without losing my data

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I can't unlock the phone I don't remember the email or password?

My son got a phone from my mom he decided to put a pattern lock on it after I told him not to and now the phone is locked. I'm using the email she has set up on her other phone she gave my other son but I don't know the password and neither does she

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How to unlock Android cell phone if you forgot your Gmail password?

I put a password on my Android phone and my older brother tried to opened it until the cellphone won't open unless the Gmail username and password would be given. I have tried: I tried to connect it on the computer but it is not appearing and when I looked at the cellphone, it still acquire for it's Gmail account. I think it was caused by: They opened it a lot of times but their password guessing was wrong

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