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

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I do not remember my Google account username or password?

My kids locked me out of my phone. It's a ZTE Midnight Z990G.

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If you don't remember your Google account username and password, you can go to this website to try to recover it. Once you've retrieved your information, enter the wrong passcode on your phone up to 20 times. Your phone will then ask you for your Google account information; when you enter it, your phone will unlock, allowing you to change the password back to something you remember.

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If you can't recover your Google account information, you will, unfortunately, need to perform a Factory Reset. This procedure will wipe all of the data from your phone, but it's the only way you can unlock your phone so that you can use it again. To learn how to perform a proper Factory Reset, follow the steps in this in-depth VisiHow article. Once the process has completed, be sure to log into your phone with a Google account to which you know the username and password. You should also put a passcode lock on your phone yourself so you can prevent your kids from locking you out again the future.

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My LG Tribute 2 phone had a master reset?

My boyfriend master reset my phone, and now we can't log in to Google because it won't accept my passwords and takes us back to the WiFi screen.

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You can recover your LG Tribute 2 by using Google Account Recovery. The process is explained in the VisiHow article on this page Recover Android Device in case of Forgot Password/Pattern Unlock an Android device. If the phone is not connected to WiFi, this may be your issue, and you will have to root the phone.

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Factory Reset problem on Android Core?

I factory reset my phone due to me not remembering anything about my previous Google account. Then, soon after, it asked me for the information about that account, but I could not remember, because I had been using a new account, and my apps that I used did not require any use from the old one. Is there any way I can use my new account to get past the factory reset set-up process?

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If you completely hard reset your phone and wipe all apps etc off your phone you will be able to use the new Google Account. If it still is not accepting your password they go to Google Accounts Recovery which is explained in the VisiHow article below. You may be able to retrieve your old Google Account this way with the cell number if you never changed it.

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Had reset my phone, but keep getting verify your account after I input my email and password?

After inputting it over and over, it keeps taking me back to the same verify your account. I had reset my password after I did the reset, is that an issue I read somewhere something about 72 hour wait time

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If you have tried Google Accounts Recovery and are still in the 72 hour period with no changes then there is nothing you can really do. You could try flashing your phone with the new firmware but wait until the 72 hour period is over. Because you reset your password after the hard reset you are in a penalty phase basically. Try this Youtube and when you Swype the partition it may resolve your issue.

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Samsung phone unlocking problems?

I've just found my old Samsung Galaxy, and I've switched it ON but it has a pattern password on, I can't remember what that was and I've tried to sign into my Google account but that is not working either, is there a way to reset my phone or anything?

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Please refer to the VisiHow article on this page. Google SubTokens or Accounts Recovery may still let you recover your device but unfortunately, if that does not work you will have to hard reset the phone. These methods should allow you to unlock your phone.

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Factory reset of a MyTouch LG by T-mobiles?

Hi, well, I have been trying to do a factory reset of my LG phone but with no success. Here are the tries that I have given so far. 1- I try a hard reset by pressing both power and down volume buttons but unfortunately for me it wasn't successful. I read somewhere that when you press both buttons simultaneously, after a certain moment if the LG logo appears, then the factory reset must have been successful but in my case, it didn't work because after pushing on the phone. I was stuck with the Google account sign in again.. 2 - I try reinstalling a new firmware, but when I connect my phone to my machine, I'm asked to enable USB connection and data transfer. As the phone is blocked, I 'm unable to do both actions. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks very much.

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Remove the battery and after reinserting attempt again to hold the power and - volume at the same time. Sometimes you have to hold this for more than 30 seconds before the LG logo appears. You will have to try to recover your Google password with the methods in the VisiHow article because your phone is locked and that is why you can't root the phone. It has gone into protection mode locking down the USB transfer function. Please refer to the YouTube video posted in the answer below.

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Can I unlock my LG665? It does not work with hard reset?

Did a hard reset and it still tells me to sign in with Google account

If you did not see the LG Logo and go into recovery mode then you did not do the hard reset correctly. LG has provided the steps to take and if you did not hit the power/lock button after releasing it when the logo appeared then you did not do a proper hard reset.

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Hi, I have an LG G4 and I did a hard reset but now its asking me for a Google account which I do not know since I bought the phone from a flea market?

How can I bypass this Google account and just add another one. I have tried: Hard reset. I think it was caused by: I did not know the Google account

If the phone is on a Lollipop 5.1 unfortunately, this can get tricky. You can try the method posted above in the YouTube video by RootJunkie and see it that works because for some LG G4's it has. Otherwise, you can take the phone to someone and see if they can flash new firmware on the phone.

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My mobile wants a Google account, how can I solve it?

I don't remember the account and password

Google Recovery and SubTokens can still help you get into your phone. Please refer to the article posted on this page and verify using the 2 Step Verification from Google.

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How to reset a locked LG due to too many pattern attempts?

I've locked my LG, and I've tried everything from Hard Reset to Gmail login. I don't know what else to do. One time during the Hard Reset it came up with a safe mode button but I couldn't click on it. Help please, Thanks

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Click the power button to choose that factory mode. That is what you use to hit "Enter" during recovery mode. The Volume up and down buttons help you navigate and the power is Enter. So logo appears, release the power button, keeping holding -volume and then click power one more time.

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What is the LG D410 pattern unlock system?

Hi sir my phone is locked, please help me

The steps to hard resetting your LG D410 are explained above with other LG phones. First, try using your Google Account associated with the phone to unlock the device before hard resetting. That is explained in the VisiHow article on this page.

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I created a Google account on BlueStacks, were Singing in but I don't have a Phone?

I created a Google account on BlueStacks, were Singing in but I don't have a Phone

Download this Mk pack file. You can use this to set up the Google account in BlueStacks. There is a Youtube Tutorial here created by Shashwat Uttam.

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Actually my SIM is in off mode & I forgot my pattern lock, how to open my lock pattern?

Try using Google Account Recovery but you may have to hard reset your phone and keep your fingers crossed that this does not lock your phone still after. It should not though But if it does then watch the YouTube video by RootJunkie posted in an answer above.

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I reset my ZTE because I forgot the password?

Because I forgot my password and then when I reset it, it asked me for the Google account that was last on the device, but I don't know it, so I don't know how to skip it. I have tried: I tried looking on YouTube but didn't really find anything. I think it was caused by: I don't know

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This Youtube tutorial by RootJunkie will resolve your issue. Because you do not know the last Google Account associated with the phone you can still try to remember it using Google Account 2 step verification before using the methods in the YouTube video.

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Anyway to bypass the Google account login after resetting a device?

I work for a wholesaler for used cell phones. We have a few Droid Turbos that after being reset to make sure all data was cleared ask for the previous Google account login. I need a way to bypass this menu as whatever Google account was used on these devices I do not have access to the original owner. Any way to get around this?

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This Youtube Tutorial created by Giaimadidong.vn shows you how to bypass Google on a 5.1 Lollipop version phone. There is another video as well by RootJunkie you can look into. As a wholesaler for used cell phones, you should be aware that phones with Lollipop 5.1 will need to use this method each time as they have enabled the security features in hard reset to be tripped.

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My Alcatel one touch keeps telling me, verify your account?

But when I input it they say email does not match

Use the Google Account Recovery methods posted below in the VisiHow article, and you will be able to recover the correct password.

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I purchased an LG Stylo on Craigslist, and it will not let me login in with my info, what do I do?

I purchased an LG Stylo on Craigslist, and it will not let me login in with my info what do I do?

First, download and copy this shortcut.rar then do the steps shown in this Youtube Tutorial and this Youtube Tutorial on factory resetting the phone after the Google bypass.

How to remove Google lock off of my Android tablet?

I bought a Samsung Tab E off of Craigslist a few days ago, and everything checked out perfect as I thought. It had next to nothing on it but the guy I bought it from still has his info, so I went online to see how to reset it so I could put my own info on the machine, and that is where it all messed up. I reset my tablet and now there is a lock and it is looking for his Gmail info to open it, am I out the 150 bucks I spent to buy the tablet? Or is there something I can do to get it opened? OK from what I read in the article about how to recover if your Android locked up with Google, my info was not on the tablet before I reset it so I can't recover it, none of my info was there before the reset so I don't know what I can do to open it.

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I factory reset my Android device because I had lost this phone but found it but can not recall the pattern password for it. Now the anti theft program is popping up, but it is the old email I used, I can not remember the password and all of it. How do I bypass that?

I have read over multiple articles, but nothing seems to be working. Nothing I have read on here has worked to resolve my problem. I have tried: I have tried anything I have found, most of what I have found is just volume down and power button to reset the cache and reset. I think it was caused by: I forgot my password and all so the anti theft kicked in when I reset it.

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Bought second hand Motorola Moto g but wants Google details previously used on the device so can't get in?

Hi I've bought a Motorola Moto g phone but when I try to log in to Google in set up as the previous owner ran a reset before sending it asks for account details previously used on the device which of course I don't have can you help, please. It is slightly different as I've purchased a second hand phone which someone has previously registered on Google but after they reset it now asks for previous details used on the device.

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Having trouble logging in to my Gmail acct..After factory resetting my Kyocera phone?

Did a factory reset on my Kyocera, I had an app. lock on it before I reset it. When I try to log in to my Gmail account, I can't cause I don't remember the password because it was saved on there and never had to put it in. It sends me to recovery, but the number I have on there is an old phone number I no longer have. I believe I had a 2 way security where I would use my new phone number to log on to other devices also they ask me for the name on the account, and I put my name, and it says there no one with that name. My phone isn't locked I'm just locked out of my Gmail account cause the number for my recovery is a phone I no longer have.

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