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Lock and Unlock Samsung Galaxy S4

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The screen of my Galaxy S4 is broken, and I want to save my data to the PC (password required).

My screen shattered, and I cannot unlock my phone via Kies. Are there any thoughts or is it all lost?

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You can perform one trick before you bring the smartphone to a service center, but the price of the trick may not be worth it. If you have the spare parts, however, you can perform it.

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    Plug a mini-USB(male)-USB(female) mini-USB(male)-to-USB(female) adapter into the mini-USB port of your smartphone.
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    Plug any hub into the USB(female).
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    Plug a USB (not PS/2) computer mouse into a free USB port of the hub.
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    Plug a USB(male)-to-mini-USB(female) adapter into another free USB port of the hub.
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    Connect an MHL adapter for your S4 to the mini-USB(female) end.
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    Connect the other end of the MHL adapter to the HDMI input of any smart television set.
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    Select the HDMI input for your smart television set.
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    Use the mouse to control the cursor on the screen to unlock the device.
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    Then, you can back up your data and perform other procedures before you replace the parts at a service center.
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My Samsung S4 mini needs a pin of 4 numbers and 1 letter?

I cannot access the letter, as only the numbers show up. How do I activate the alphabet/letter screen?. I have tried: Pressing all available buttons on the screen

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