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

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I know the pattern, but I was playing with it by doing the wrong pattern so it has a login page, but to login I need to access the WiFi, yet how can I access it without unlocking it?

What should I do? please help me

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Oh no no no! Perform a soft reset on your device by removing the battery for a minute or two. Then power the device back on and try the correct pattern. If you can't login still then you will have to hard reset because there is no way to turn on the WiFi with a locked screen.

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Android device is locked while configuring official e-mail through MDM?

My mobile device got locked while configuring my official email through inhouse MDM solution. Kindly help, is there any way to recover it as my support team said factory reset is the only option. My phone is not locked because of invalid attempts. Automatically password has been set with 4 characters but I have set 6 characters in our portal.. I have tried: We tried resetting from our portal and attempted all possible passwords. I think it was caused by: Mis-configuration of official mail had locked my device.

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