How to remove pattern lock without losing data

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How to remove pattern lock without losing data?

I don't have internet connection and my phone is not detected in Windows Explorer.

If you don't have an internet connection and your phone is not detected by your computer, your only option is to perform a Factory Reset. This will unfortunately delete all of your data but this is the only way you can unlock your Tablet. To learn how to perform a Factory Reset, read this VisiHow article.

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How to remove pattern lock without resetting?

How can I remove the pattern lock on my Android tablet without resetting it? I do not have any Gmail account associated with my device.

Unfortunately, there is no way to unlock a Tablet if it's not associated with a Google account. Thus, your only option is to Hard Reset your Tablet in order to unlock it. Keep in mind; hard resetting an Android device will erase all of its content.

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Follow the steps below to Hard Reset your Tablet:

  1. 1
    Turn your device off.
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    Press and hold the volume down and power button simultaneously.
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    When your phone turns back on, release the buttons.
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    Now you should be in recovery mode, where you can scroll up and down using the volume buttons.
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    Scroll to 'Factory data reset' and select it by quickly pressing the power button.
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    You should now see a popup asking you whether you're sure you want to erase everything or not.
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    Confirm the popup to proceed.
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    Wait until the tablet is reset.
    Do not press buttons or try to turn your device off during this time. Especially do not remove the battery, as you could damage your device, rendering it unusable.
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    Once the process is completed, your Tablet will be unlocked.
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    You should now be able to use your device again.
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If you need more help resetting your Android Tablet, or if you have any difficulties performing these steps, let us know in the Q&A section.

Hi, I do have question; how can I remove my password from my Samsung Android without data loss?

I have a question on how to remove password from my lock phone without data loss.. I have tried: Re-enter and retry password and connected to PC to even try to recover password. I think it was caused by: I couldn't remember the new password

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How can I access my Droid Razr without wiping my device?

This is my old phone that recently broke, the screen cracked. When I got it repaired I couldn't get past the lock screen because I ran out of attempts on the pattern and it's not taking my Gmail account info

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You will need to try one method before you will have to hard-reset the phone.

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    First of all, from the computer, download the ZIP file and save it to your microSD card.
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    Then, put the microSD card back into the phone.
    Keep the phone turned off.
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    Press and hold both the volume and the power buttons until the recovery mode appears.
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    Navigate with the volume-down button.
    Select options with the volume-up button.
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    Select "install zip" and apply the ZIP file from the microSD card.
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    Select "reboot system now".
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How to unlock Xperia Z3 without erasing any data?

Hi, I forgot my pattern on my phone. I tried a few times but the forgot pattern option is not coming. I also used my Xperia website and my email account cannot be detected with my device. How can I unlock my phone without deleting stuff?. I have tried: Log in to Android manager. My Xperia. I think it was caused by: I have no idea.

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How to unhack my cellphone by unlocking attempts?

Too many attempts at my pattern password hacked my phone.Now it asks me to sign in to my Gmail account,but it says ID or password incorrect.I don't want to lose my contacts and data.. What should I do?

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Writing is in Chinese, I can't understand?

I want to unlock my Qtab q120 and writing is in Chinese, I can't understand

As we are not sure what is happening on your screen, we can offer two solutions:

  • hieroglyphs next to "eMMC" (hard-reset), the 7th option in the picture below;
  • using an online translating tool. Navigate to http://ce.linedict.com/dict.html#/cnen/, click the pen icon at the top, and draw the hieroglyphs that you see one by one to form a phrase or words. This will help you to perform your next actions to unlock your smart device.
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How can I reset my password on my rca tablet without erasing any data?

I replaced my 7 voyager rct6773w22 rca tablet screen and now it won't turn on and I have charged it for a full 8 hours and I don't want to erase any data because I also forgot my password

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Got stuck in the process of unlocking my Android smartphone - Sony Xperia?

Hi Daniel, I followed some steps posted by a certain blogger, but got lost on the way, it is an Android Sony Xperia smartphone. please advise should I remove the battery and start a fresh.. the steps were as below. 1. Turn off your phone. 2. press the down volume button and the power button simultaneously. 3. Follow the steps. . sorry for my poor English and Grammar. Regards. I have tried: Unlocking using a blogger's advice but got stuck amid the process and the phone can't go to the previous state since it has no back options. I think it was caused by: Got stuck on the way

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Data recovery on my tablet device?

I have forgotten my password on my Telefunken tablet, but I have so much data which is important for my work, so how can I recover it, without wiping the device

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My screen broke so my pattern got locked, I have repaired the screen but it is asking for the Gmail account, I could open on computer but not on my mobile, what should I do?

Please guide me. My screen broke so my pattern got locked. I have repaired the screen but it is asking for the Gmail account, I could open on computer, but not on my mobile, what should I do?

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What does FTM mean on my ZTTE zMAX T-Mobile?

Forgot my password (pattern) from a ZTE zMAX T-Mobile

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Urgent help needed please, I am locked out of my phone for 60 minutes and can't remember either passwords/pins?

I forgot my pin and password, and now I am waiting for an hour to "try again", I was just messing around with the directional lock and then added a pin but it seems every thing I try doesn't work, I want to get into my phone, and disable the lock and pin without having to put all the directional stuff in and the pin to change, is there an easy way to do this? my phone is a Samsung Note5 so it doesn't have external memory, thank you

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If I select no option, then my data will save or not?

In factory data If I click No . Then my data will save or not.. I have tried: I forgot my email ,pin code, pattern. What can I do to unlock pattern?

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How to do factory reset on Samsung S3 mini?

I want to format my Samsung S3 mini after press hold the power + volume up + home button the phone came up with 'No command', please want can I do

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How to reset Android 5.0 phone?

Three colors appearing when I clicked and hold power and down volume button. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: I forgot my password

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I have an LG phone with two more attempts to use the password. How do I get past this without losing my pictures?

The phone isn't allowing me to enter the correct password.

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    Open https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager on another computer or hand-held device.
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    Log in with your Google credentials that you use for the LG smartphone.
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    As soon as the Web page opens, ascertain that your mobile smartphone is selected in the upper-left corner.
    You may need to click the picture to select another device from the drop-down menu.
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  4. 4
    Click "Lock".
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    Enter a new password in "New password" and confirm it in the input box below.
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    Click "Lock" again and check your phone.
    You may need to reboot your LG smartphone for that.
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    If that did not help or you have no Internet connection, then copy this ZIP file to your microSD card.
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    Turn off your phone.
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    Press the key combination to enter the recovery menu.
    The key combination corresponds to the instructions on hard-resetting the smartphone, even though you are not going to erase data.
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    Once in the recovery menu, select "apply from SD card", "install zip", or similar selections.
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    Select the file that you have put onto the microSD card and apply the fix.
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    Reboot your phone by selecting the first option in the recovery menu.
    This may help you override the password.
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I forgot the PIN of my Coolpad Note3 smart phone so please tell me how to open it without loosing data. I have tried: Only wrong PIN. I think it was caused by: Only I forgot

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Hi I tried a factory reset on my Gionee S6 mobile and I tried to switch it on by using the power and volume button and chose ADB recovery, accidently.

After which the phone is stuck with just a welcome screen with option to select language

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How do I find the zip file in the apply update to SD card menu?

I'm using a BLU Studio 5.0, I had the phone for a while and I replaced it but I now need some files on it so I can't factory reset. When I select the "apply update from SD card" option I'm not seeing the zip. Please help!

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