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

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How to unlock my phone I forgot my password?

I cannot open it I forgot my password

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When it comes to your device in this situation you are going to need to perform a Hard Reset on the device so that you will be able to regain access to your device. These steps below will give you the steps to hard resetting your HTC touch:

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-Power down your device

-Hold power + volume up key

-Use the volume keys to highlight the factory data reset option

-Press the power button to make the selection

-After the reset has been performed use the volume keys to highlight the reboot device option

-Press the power button to make the selection

The steps above will help you to Hard Reset your device in order to give you back access to the device. Here also is a video on hard resetting the device:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DJktMI9Oe4

How can I unlock my phone if I forgot the pattern and my Gmail account information?

I put a pattern on my phone last night, and this morning I forgot what it was. I was trying to check my messages and failed all the password attempts. I also don't remember my Gmail account or password. Can you help me?

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Unfortunately, the only way that you can unlock your phone is by hard resetting it. This will erase all of your device data. However it's possible for you to backup some of your files before performing a Factory Reset. You'll need to remove your SD card first, and should also read our main guide to learn about other ways to backup a locked Android device.

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Once that's done, follow the steps below in order to perform a Hard Reset on your phone:

  1. 1
    Turn off your device by pressing the power button or removing the battery.
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  2. 2
    Press the volume down and power buttons simultaneously
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    This combination of keys are different for each mobile phone, some of the most common combinations include:
    • Home button + Volume Down button + Power button
    • Power button + Home button + Volume Up button
    • Power button + Volume Up button + Volume Down button
    • Power button + Volume Up button
    • Power button + Volume Down button
    • Power button + Home button
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  3. 3
    Once your phone is turned on, release the buttons.
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  4. 4
    Now your device should be in recovery mode.
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  5. 5
    You can scroll between the options by pressing the volume up or down buttons.
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  6. 6
    Highlight the 'Factory reset' option.
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  7. 7
    Select it by quickly pressing the power button.
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    Your phone should now start the resetting process.
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  9. 9
    Wait for the process to finish.
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  10. 10
    Your phone should now be unlocked.
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If you need more help unlocking your phone, let us know in the Q&A section below.

My phone is not accepting my Google account password so how can I get my phone unlock?

Trying to unlock phone by using Google password

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If you can't remember your pin and you're having difficulty with your Google account, consider resetting your phone to factory default settings. You can find a guide to do so here: Perform a factory reset on Android Device

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My younger played many attempts in patterns.. and I don't know my username. how can I unlock my phone?

Android phone cannot open. how will it be?

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