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

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I forgot my Android password, I need to reset it. Can you help me?

Sony Xperia dual c2004 Android Phone Password forgotten. I want to retrieve password without losing data.

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In order for you to reset the password/pattern and not delete data, you will need to provide the Gmail account and password you used to connect to Google Play store. You also need to be connected via WiFi or data connection to be able to reset your password/pattern. If not, the only way to be able to use your phone is by doing a Factory Reset. You will have to do the following:

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  • turn off the phone
  • press and hold power button and volume up for a few seconds
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • choose reboot now


NOTE: This will delete all apps and data on your phone

Hi I want to reset my Android phone password reset without Factory Reset?

Hi I want to reset my Android phone password reset without Factory Reset

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If you do not know your phone's password in order to gain access then you will only be stuck with two choices in order to gain entry into your device. On your device, if you insert your password incorrectly multiple times then the device will ask you for your Gmail address and password. If you do not know these two pieces of information then you will need to perform a Hard Reset on your device.

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In order to perform a Hard Reset you are going to need to perform these steps below:

1. Power off your device

2. Hold power + volume up key

3. release buttons after you reach the boot menu

4. On the boot menu use the volume keys to highlight Factory Reset/wipe

5. After resetting data choose the option to reboot your device

Your device will now be Factory Reset.

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Gmail problem recovering password?

I bought an Android device 2 years ago. I made a Gmail account. Now I change Android device and I don't remember Gmail password.

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In order to be able to recover your Gmail password, you are going to need to follow the link below so that you will be able to enter the information necessary so that you can get the password for your device successfully.

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Follow the steps below so that you will be able to select the forgot password option to be able to retrieve your Gmail password so that you can be able to get back into your device:

-Visit this link https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery/

-Tap on "I don't know my password"

-Tap on continue

-Enter your personal information to verify your identity

-Enter the new password into Gmail to be able to gain access to the device

I forgot my password pattern after I set it what should I do?

I forgot my password pattern after I set it what should I do?

and I forgot my account the email and the password

If you have forgotten the pattern password on your Android device then you will be able to get back into your device by performing a Hard Reset on the device in order to erase all information to no longer require you to have to use a password to get into the device.

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Here are the steps:

-Power off the device

-Hold the power + volume up key

-Release on the boot menu

-On the boot menu use the volume keys to highlight the Factory Reset option

-Press the power button to make the selection to Factory Reset

-After you have confirmed the Hard Reset use the volume buttons to highlight the reboot device

-Press the power button to begin to reboot your device

-After this, your device will reset to its factory settings

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