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

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How to unlock Android cell when password/pattern are forgotten?

I have not used this phone for years but need to obtain an old contact number. I have forgotten the pattern or password to get in and I also don't remember my Google account password and username. Help!

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  1. 1
    Take out the microSD card and copy this file onto it.
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  2. 2
    Boot up into the recovery menu
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    We describe how to do that in our article on how to reset Android devices. However, as we do not intend to reset the smartphone, please do not select "wipe data/factory reset"!
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    Instead, select "apply..." or "install..." options.
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    Choose the file on the microSD file that you have copied in step 1.
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    After applying the patch, reboot the phone and enter any pattern or password to get in.
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    If that did not help, use the Google Recovery Web site to gain your user name and password
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    Then, just open https://contacts.google.com with your credentials to find your contacts.
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I am using Lenovo K4 note mobile, I forgot my Pattern lock. Now I am using only fingerprint lock. Can you please let me know how to reset my password?

I am using Lenovo K4 note mobile, I forgot my Pattern lock. Now I am using only fingerprint lock. Can you please let me know how to reset my password

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Forgot unlock pattern for Moto g and it doesn't offer a "forgot password" option?

I have a Moto g and forgot the unlock pattern, I've tried on multiple occasions to unlock it, with well over 100 attempts and there is no forgot password options or sign in Google option. It doesn't tell my how to bypass a forgotten unlock pattern on a Moto g when there is no "forgotten password" option after countless attempts. ALSO doesn't tell me what to do if factory reset doesn't work because I've tried that multiple of times but screen is still unlocked

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