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

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How do I reset my lock-screen password?

How do I reset my lock-screen password without erasing everything or without using a Google account?

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Unfortunately, if you have forgotten your lock-screen password and your Android phone isn't logged into a Google account, the only way you can unlock your phone is by performing a Factory Reset. As you may already know, this will erase all of your phone's data -- including the forgotten password -- to take it back to its original factory settings so you can get into your phone once again. To learn how to perform a Factory Reset on your Android phone, read through and follow the steps in this great VisiHow how-to article. Once the reset is complete, be sure to log your Android phone into a Google account to which you know the information. This will allow you to reset the lock-screen password in the future if you forget it without having to perform a Factory Reset. In addition, be sure to write down your lock-screen password on a piece of paper so you can refer to it in the future if you forget it, as well. Keep the paper in a safe and secure place so it doesn't become lost or stolen.

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How 2 recovery my phone password?

I forgot my password, my phone is an Android Galaxy and it was a pattern

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I need to unlock my phone to upload data, but my screen is cracked?

I remember my password, but my screen is shattered, so I can't access directly from the device. Can I bypass this using a computer?

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Lost my fingerprint scanning screen and don't know my back up password, can you help?

It is for a Galaxy Alpha, not sure how the screen moved to backup password and no fingerprint scanner.

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4.4 set screen for numerals, but old password was in letters?

BLU 5,0 Studio phone. Last password was alpha, but 4.4.2 accepts only numerals. The five tries method (that my son figured out) no longer works. Is there something on the Google site that would help?

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Forgot screen password Micromax canvas A 63, how can I solve it?

How can unlock it finally, forgot screen password Micromax canvas A 63, how can I solve it.

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How exactly do I get away from the OS download screen?

After I hold the buttons down to reset it, the phone goes to a warning a screen to download a custom OS...I only want to reset the phone.. I have tried: Tried to push the volume down button and no luck...I'm lost!. I think it was caused by: I have no idea!

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