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

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How do I unlock my Tablet when it's locked with a pin code?

Hello. I locked my tab with a pin lock and I forgot the code. I entered too many many wrong codes, and now the tab is locked. I now remember the right code, but nothing happens when I enter it because of how many incorrect attempts I've made. What can I do? Please help me....

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Power your device off, and then start it up again and enter the correct pin number. If that doesn't work, you will need to try the option to enter your Gmail account credentials so that you can access your device and change your password.

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If that doesn't work, do a Hard Reset by completing the following steps:

Turn off Tablet Try one of these key combos (each Android device uses a slightly different key combo, but these are the most common).

Volume Up + Home + Power Volume Down + Power Home + Power

or

look for a reset button/hole

Release the power button when you see the Android

Choose recovery mode

Choose wipe data/Factory Reset

Choose yes

Tablet will reboot or will ask you to reboot

NOTE: This procedure will delete all apps and data so use it as a last resort.

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My phone got locked after too many password attempts. I am unable to access it by providing my Google account information, because my mobile data is disabled. Can you help me?

My phone got locked after too many password attempts. I am unable to access it by providing my Google account information, because my mobile data is disabled. Can you help me?

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The only other way you might get into your device is if your WiFi is still enabled. If it is, get your phone connected to the WiFi network and try to log in to Google.

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My Huawei y511 U00 is locked.

I forgot the pattern and my Google ID is not working. When I do a Hard Reset, I see a language other than English, and when I try to connect it with mobigeni on PC, I'm prompted to use the USB debugging mode, which is not working either. What do I do?

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In order for you to enter your device without having doing a Hard Reset, you will need to enter your Google account information to gain access to the device. With your device's debug mode disabled, you will not be able to get your images off of your device.

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How do I get into my locked Galaxy

Well I had my Galaxy stolen from school one day and my buddy stole the phone back. The password and Google account were changed and there is no possible way for me to get into it. Please help me.

You have to be certain that the phone you stole back is indeed yours. Once verified, you can do the following to wipe it clean again:

  1. 1
    Turn off the device.
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  2. 2
    Hold Volume down and the power button
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  3. 3
    Choose clear storage
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  4. 4
    Confirm action
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NOTE: Use the volume buttons to navigate and the power button to select.

The above questions are from the following wiki...
Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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Locked out of my Samsung Galaxy S2 i91000?

I have forgotten the password for my S2 and I cannot remember my Gmail information. I don't want to Factory Reset as it has important stuff on it. Can you help ?

Unfortunately, you'll have to do a Hard Reset on your Samsung Galaxy S2 to remove its lock. To do so, please complete the following steps.

Note: All of your data will be lost.

  • Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S2.
  • Press and hold volume up, home, and power button until Samsung logo appears.
  • Wait until Android system recovery appears.
  • With your volume key, select "wipe data/Factory Reset", then press power button to confirm.
  • Select "yes -- delete all user data", then confirm.
  • After data wipe is complete, select "reboot system now", then confirm.

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What is my my first mobile number?

My first mobile number

You'll need to look in your own phone to find out what your phone number is - that's not something we can determine for you.

My device is locked, I cannot access my Google account because I cannot open my WiFi. I'm confused about what to hold to reboot.

My device is locked, I cannot access my Google account because I cannot open my WiFi. I'm confused about what to hold to reboot.

Let's say that you want to reboot your Android device, but the on/off button isn't working. In some cases, this method may or may not work on your device, depending on the brand and model of your device. To reboot, or to force a reboot of your Android device, you should first turn it off.

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Once turned off, press and hold the on/off button and the volume down buttons simultaneously for up to 10 seconds and just wait for the screen to view the options before releasing it. Find the Factory Reset option and select it, then follow the process.

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I have a Galaxy tab3 China-made model no. T98, and it has been locked for five days. My child wants to unlock it - how can we do so?

The Tablet is demanding a username and password, and I don't know how to unlock it. I need your help.

If you had used a Google account to set up the Tablet when you initially purchased it, that would be the info you need to input at the unlock screen. If you somehow forgot your login info, you can try to recover it at Google's site here:

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Google recovery

Just follow the on-screen instructions to proceed to get your username and password recovered.

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How can I access my Samsung Galaxy mobile?

I've been locked out of my device after exhausting my password attempts.

You can enter your email and password, but you need to be connected to the internet (data connection/WiFi) for that to be an option. If you aren't connected, you will need to a Hard Reset. This will delete all apps and data.

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You will need to do the following on your phone:

Turn it off

  • Simultaneously press the following:

  • Volume Up
  • Home button
  • Power button

  • Release power button when you see Samsung Logo
  • Choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • Choose yes
  • Press power button to reboot

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Can you help me crack the pattern lock on my phone?

I can't unlock the pattern.

Well, there are a few ways you could try to unlock your Tablet. First, after getting the error of an invalid or wrong code, simply choose the "forgotten" option. From there, you will be taken to Google account recovery.

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You can then choose either to recover it by using your Google account credentials (which you used to register your phone), your mobile number (which you also used to register), and lastly, answer a few questions regarding about your Google account credentials. The final option is to restore factory default of your phone. This option will erase everything in your phone.

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My daughter has a nextbook that she has been locked out of...she does not remember her Google username or password, so we cannot even use the Tablet?

How do we get into the Tablet without this info

Without having the information in regards to your Pin code or Google account information you are going to need to perform a Hard Reset on your device in order to gain access back to the device.

First, before trying to perform a Hard Reset, you can try to retrieve your information by visiting www.gmail.com. You can visit the website and use the forgot password/username option to regain entry to your account.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=El0xTW_qd3c

Secondly if you have no choice but to perform a Hard Reset on your device then you can use, the following steps (as well as the video above) in order to help yourself to get back into your device by using a reset combination:

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  1. 1
    Turn off device
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  2. 2
    Press and hold your power button + volume key
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  3. 3
    Use your volume keys to highlight factory data reset and press the power button to make the selection
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM-Ir-stVL8

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I changed my password and recovered my account, but I still can't access my phone.

I changed my password and recovered my account, but I still can't access my phone.

If you have Hard Reset your device, there will be no other password on your device. It's likely that you performed a soft reset, or as you have stated, you changed your password and then created a new password.

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If you have simply forgotten the new password, this will be the reason you can't get into your device. Ensure that you create passwords that you can easily remember.

Perform the same Hard Reset steps and this time ensure that you are entering the password correctly.

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Android colors mobile screen Pin Lock Forgotten?

Android mobile pin problem not open Android mobile

Without having your mobile pin to get into your device, you are going to need to either use your Gmail account information or to perform a Hard Reset on the device so that you can gain entry back into your device.

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If you do not remember your Gmail account information, you can use the link below in order to assist you:

https://accounts.google.com/RecoverAccount?fpOnly=1

This will help you so that you can regain your information to get back into your device

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I have lost my Android phone's pin please help?

I have lost my Android phone's pin please help

Without having your Android Pin code to get into your device, you are going to need to either log into your device by using your Gmail information, or you are going to need to perform a Hard Reset on the device so that you can gain entry. Below I will explain both options:

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When you enter your pin code the incorrect way, you will then have the option to enter your Gmail information so that you can gain access without having to perform a Hard Reset.

Hard reset

You can perform the Hard Reset option below

  1. 1
    Turn off your device
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  2. 2
    Press and hold the power + volume button
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  3. 3
    Use the volume keys to highlight the Factory Reset option
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  4. 4
    Press the power button to select the option
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How to unlock Samsung Tab4, I downloaded Firefly and need help! Please?

I have a Samsung tab 4, and I downloaded the Firefly app (Screen saver with a pin number) I changed by pin number and I don't remember it. I have tried several times, there are NO other options, and it won't let me even turn OFF my tablet. So that I can power it down or even OFF. Please I just bought this and I need help.

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Firefly claims that you can disable the lock while it is locked by clicking Disable System Screen Lock. It will sometimes not respond if you are playing a game on the tablet or low on memory/battery. To turn your tablet off, pop the back cover off and remove the battery. In the future do not install a security lock app that is not linked to your Google Account or has the option to disable remotely with their website.

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How do you figure out a 7 digit combination password?

I know 3 digits of password but not the rest

If you know three of seven digits, that means you do not know four digits. This makes for 10x10x10x10 = 10000 possible combinations. There is no way you can physically try all those combinations. You either need to remember more digits, or reset the phone and lose your data, UNLESS you know your Google ID (Gmail ID) and password. If you do use this info and follow the instructions in this wiki.

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I have a question. Can you send me a link to get a software to download?

I need a software to download to reset my Android tablet and phone they are locked

On both devices, you should be able to use your Google Account to unlock them. In the main VisiHow article on this page you can see there is software mentioned using ADB tools.

Cannot open my tab3 because of many wrong attempts?

I also forgot my Google account and password and don't have user name. Can you help me? Thank you.

Go into Google Accounts Recovery and get that Google Account information back so that you can unlock your Tab 3. If you can't remember the email, see if you can access Google Play from your PC and log in. This way you will at least get your Google Account email to begin the information process.

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Thanks. A BIG THANKS?

I followed your directions and my tablet opened OK. Just had to reset a few things like time and date. although all the downloaded games were gone, my photos, videos and my stored book files all came back. The whole gallery of my pictures. I am so pleased, cannot thank you enough.

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Thank you from the VisiHow community for letting us know that you were able to unlock your tablet. Unfortunately, a hard reset does delete things like pictures. In the future, back up your photos using Google Photos or another cloud storage system like OneDrive, Google Drive or Dropbox for instance. A free way to do this is to set up a Picture folder using Facebook. You can custom set the folder up so that only you see the post or image.

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Cannot get my screen on my tablet to unlock, don't remember pin number?

My tablet screen won't unlock with my pin code its been 3 weeks now .I've tried so many advice tips but nothing is unlocking it. Was close once with Android device manager then zip, nothing. I have tried: All the info I found on the computer unless I missed a step along the way. Feeling quite frustrated at the moment. I think it was caused by: Was sure I'm using the correct pin, but its not accepting it

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Go into your Google Account on the PC. Under My Account and within Security, there is a section on Applications. Check to see if you have 2 step security enabled as this will stop the tablet from unlocking using the Google Account. Were you in Google Accounts Recovery or Google Device Manager because those are two different programs. Go through our steps again in the Main VisiHow article on this page to make sure that you did not, in fact, forget a to include something in the steps.

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