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

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I entered my correct username and password but it is not signing in. Please help me?

No other buttons work, that is WiFi and such.

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When you have a locked Android mobile phone or Tablet, and can not access it, even with the correct user name and password, you need to reset your information.

To do this, follow the steps in our guide on how to recover a locked Android cell phone or Tablet when your password and login is being rejected.

I have a Samsung Tablet but its locked and its asking me for my Gmail account. I punch the account details in but it says it's incorrect. I know it's not because I tried it in my computer. It also asked me for a pin code?

Can you help me unlock it please?

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Samsung makes a variety of tablets, including the Note II, Note III, and Tab. Depending on the Tablet you're running, and the version of Samsung's Android operating system you are using, you should be able to unlock your locked mobile device.

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Simply follow the steps in our guide for how to unlock your Samsung Tablet when it won't accept the correct Google ID. You can also reference other steps in the linked guide for additional help.

My mother locked my phone and when I turn it on it asks me for the password and an email address of my Google account. The problem is I forgot my password and my email? Can you help me fix my problem?

I have been confused of how I will restore my phone and unlock it without losing any files and without harming it?

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When a family member locks your Android phone, it can be especially frustrating. To unlock your phone, whether it's a Samsung Mobile, HTC One, or even a Nexus, you can simply use Google's account recovery options.

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We have a detailed guide on this topic, which covers all of the steps you need to follow for how to regain access to a locked HTC One, Samsung Galaxy, or Nexus running Android if you can't remember your Google account details. You can also read other sections of the guide for additional solutions, and even for steps on how to perform a Factory Reset.

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My Sony Xperia Play broke a few months back and it has been repaired but upon opening it I discovered my unlock code was different after a few failed attempts a message on screen appeared saying you have entered your unlock pattern please wait 30 seconds to enter it again (and yes I meant to say pattern) and its not giving me an option to unlock it through a Google account?

I should mention it was me who fixed my phone and it was a flex cable problem

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I factory reset my Moto 3rd gen and now it won't accept email details, just says enter email that is synced with phone before reset?

I factory reset my Moto 3rd gen and now it won't accept email details, just says enter email that is synced with phone before reset, which I have done, since about the 21st I had this issue. I have tried: Resetting password as it suggested. I think it was caused by: I have no idea

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Moto 3G reset, because of lost home button and alerts. Now I can't sign in after reboot?

My Moto 3G has ran out of space, so I deleted various apps. It then lost its notifications and the home button refuses to work normally. All calls go straight to answerphone, and can't reach settings via swipe down. So pretty useless for most normal purposes - a factory reset was recommended by shop geek. Trouble is, it won't let me sign in now. Just in a sign-in loop. There is not a satisfactory solution in the answer given here. I have tried: I have ensured that I am using the right password for the account, via laptop and iPad. I have rebooted the phone. I think it was caused by: I am really not sure. I removed various apps to create space as phone was refusing to save things. (I do have a microSD for photos and music). Some people seem to think this is caused by an update to Marshmallow, but I am not clear if this can have happened without me activating it.

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