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

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I can't reset my Android, what really is the problem?

How can I reset my Android phone? I have forgotten my pattern.

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If you are unable to complete a full, proper Factory Reset by [Perform a factory reset on Android Device following the steps in this VisiHow article], it means that your phone is suffering from a hardware malfunction. Factory resets only fix hardware issues; if your phone is unable to complete one, it means that a component in your phone is defective, which is preventing your phone from properly performing the reset. Unfortunately, you will need to contact the manufacturer of your Android phone to schedule a repair. If you're under warranty and you didn't cause the malfunction, you will be able to get your phone repaired for free. However, if you aren't under warranty or you did cause the malfunction, you will likely have to pay for the repair.

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How can I reset the Android screen lock pattern remotely?

My Android phone which has anti-theft installed was stolen, now I am looking for a way to reset the screen lock pattern so that whoever took the phone will just make use of it in that way I will be able to locate the phone but I think with the screen lock pattern on he will format hence the ant theft will be lost

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How do I reset my Android passcode pattern?

I haven't used my phone for a while and can't remember the passcode pattern

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Samsung Android phone screen pattern is blocked due to wrong press by my baby?

My Samsung Android phone screen is blocked due to the wrong press by my baby. Moreover, I have e-mail ID. But my mobile connection is OFF. Please give me a smart solution.

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Reset my HTC and set a pattern, but I forgot it?

Reset my HTC and set a pattern. But something went wrong, either I forgot the pattern or device cannot recognize it

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How to reset Samsung advance pattern password?

My phone can't be opened because of that password. Can you help me?

Navigate to the Samsung Web site to reset your password. Just log in with your Samsung credentials and click "Unlock my screen" under "Protect my device". Confirm your action by clicking "Unlock". You may need to reboot your device after that.

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If that did not help, copy the file onto the microSD card and boot into the recovery menu by following steps 1-6 in this tutorial. Select "apply update from external storage" and point to your file. Reboot the smartphone by choosing "reboot system now".

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The last resort is hard-resetting your Samsung as shown in this tutorial.

My phone is Samsung S5 the Samsung send me a subscription they said you must subscribe, if not the apps will close, then I reject to subscribe and my mobile is closed

My phone is Samsung S5 the Samsung send me a subscription they said you must subscribe, if not the apps will close, then I reject to subscribe and my mobile is closed

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How do I reset my pattern on my Sony Xperia Z2?

Morning, I recently changed my pattern on my Sony Xperia Z2 and I can't seem to remember it. I don't have MyXperia and I haven't backed up my information.

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Can I perform a soft reset to get rid of fingerprint pattern?

The fingerprint scanner is no longer recognizing my thumbprint to my device, how can unlock it without resetting my device?

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Using S7 edge & it not showing any other option than the pattern on screen?

Pattern which I had entered is showing wrong and not getting any other option. I have tried: Only pattern after waiting too long

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Always restarting after every 1 min?

I cannot hard reset my Samsung Galaxy tab 2 7.0, still in the same set up after I hard reset it.I. I have tried: Hard reset. I think it was caused by: I don't know

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Why won't the volume down button work when I try to reset my phone?

I'm trying to reset my phone, I've gone to recovery mode but when I try to select it, nothing happens, the button is not broken because when my phone is on it still turns my phone down, do you know How can I fix this and reset my phone and erase everything? Volume button will not let me select recovery mode, I have tried: I have tried taking out the battery and putting it back in, still didn't work. I think it was caused by: I have no idea why it is not working, doesn't really make sense

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