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

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I have an Android tablet that belongs to my son. He has forgotten his lock pattern as well as his Google email. How can I get into it?

He lost the tablet a few months ago and found it when we moved. He has forgotten his lock pattern and his Google email account info, as well.

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First before you try anything else, see if you can recover your son's Google account information by going to this website. If you can recover the information, enter the wrong pattern up to 20 times until the tablet asks for the information. Enter it; the tablet will unlock, allowing you to change or remove the pattern so your son can use his tablet again. However, if you can't recover the information, you will have to perform a Factory Reset on your son's tablet so it can be used again. This will wipe all of the data from the tablet. To learn how to perform a proper Factory Reset on your son's Android tablet, read through and follow the steps in this great VisiHow article. When the reset is complete, be sure to have your son log the tablet into a Google account to which he knows the information so you don't have to perform a Factory Reset in the future if he forgets the lock pattern again.

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How do I unlock my tablet if I don't have a Google account set up with my tablet?

My tablet has been off for ages, I found it the other day and turned it on, it has only one bar left of battery power my charger broke and when I tried to unlock my tablet it said too many pattern attempts and now its asking for my Google account username and password and I didn't set one up on my tablet that I know of, if I did I don't remember it

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You can recover your Google credentials with the advice from the VisiHow article on this page. The problem you have though is that your tablet is not charged above 70% so it is advised to not hard reset until you can charge the tablet. Get a cheap universal charger or take it to the store and find one like those from Duracell because the charging ports have become fairly universal.

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Hello. my name is Frances I need help bypassing the Google sign in on a phone?

My daughter found a Samsung Galaxy Note4 (like new) at her job. She wants to be able to get it unlocked so she can use it. But, if you put a SIM card in, ANY SIM, it does not ask for an unlock code when you power it on. It asks for you to enter the Google account info that was previously synced with the device. We do not have that info because this was someone else's phone before she found it, Can you help me?

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Found does not mean "own". I am trusting that you tried to find the owner. You can hard reset the phone to bypass Google but that will wipe out any data if you want to use that to find who owns the phone. If you pull the battery you will find the IMEI number to use in contacting Samsung so they can notify the owner that the phone was found. You should also contact the police to see if the phone was reported lost.

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My Google account has failed sir. Can you erase it? what should I do?

So many patterns drawn got the phone locked and a Google account was asked. I entered the account and password and it did not work. Please sir, help me with steps on how to erase the lock and get access to my phone once again

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If you have a Samsung, you can unlock the device with Samsung's Find My Mobile. You should contact Google's Account Authority to notify them that your password is not being recognized for your Google Account. You can wait to generate a new password with them but this will suspend your phone for 72 hours. Your final option is to hard reset the device.

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

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How to unlock my Android phone though I gave the proper Google ID & password?

Hi, though I am passing valid Google username and password it is not accepting and getting invalid username password error message. Note; I know the pattern well. Due to multiple attempts from my kid it got locked. Please help me to unlock the device. Its LG Android phone

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  1. 1
    Log into Gmail from the computer.
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    In the upper right hand corner you can click to access My Account.
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    Click on Security.
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    Choose the section Application-Specific Passwords.
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    Turn off 2 Step Verification.
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If this was enabled then that was your issue on the phone.

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My phone is SKK MOBILE EVOLVE has been turning on and off, how will I open it?

How will I open it? it is always turning on and off again and again.

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    Take the battery out.
    Put it back in.
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    Press and hold the volume-up, home button, and power buttons until a menu appears.
    Alternatively, press and hold the volume-up and power buttons.
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    Navigate with the volume-down button.
    Select options with the volume up.
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    If you see a menu with three selections, select the "Recovery Mode" option.
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    Select "wipe data/factory reset".
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    Select "Yes -- delete all user data".
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    Select "reboot system now".
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    If that did not fix your phone, you will need to bring it to a service center.
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On the pattern..and Google account is not synced...what can I do for recovery?

My mobile: Celkon A35k

I forgot the pattern and Google account is not synced..help me to recover that one

You will have to hard reset. If the account is not synced when you try to use it to login, it will not be recognized.

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When I am trying to hard reset my LG phone, it is not happening and it asks for a sign in to email account. Can you provide me with any solution for unlocking it, or to switch on WiFi in the mobile.

When I am trying to hard reset my LG phone, it is not happening and it asks for a sign in to email account. Can you provide me with any solution for unlocking it, or to switch on WiFi in the mobile.

You probably have Lollipop or Marshmallow OS. So they enabled in these that if the phone is hard reset it will still ask for the initial account. Try this Youtube Tutorial first. If that does not work, use the Google Account Authority to get that or flash Stock ROM onto the device to bypass that email prompt.

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I am not able to unlock my Ace plus Samsung mobile set with Android lower version?

Sir, I set a pattern lock in my Samsung Ace plus Android mobile. unfortunately it was being operated wrongly by some children and might have attempted too many wrong patterns resulting the set became locked and it is coming in the screen - "TO UNLOCK, SIGN IN WITH YOUR Google ACCOUNT" and underneath two blank rectangular boxes appearing showing one for user name and rest are password. I may have Google account or not in mobile but forgot. I know my email ID and password in my computer. Please help me as I have a lot of important phone numbers in my mobile that I am unable to get again, once it will be erased by Factory Reset. I even tried switch on + volume up key at a time after switching OFF my mobile set. My set is vibrating at a very short interval without powering ON. Lastly I tried several times my email ID and password used for opening my e-mail in computer, there is no result. Please help me in a very simple way so I can unlock my mobile set. I will be thankful

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First, go to Google Accounts Authority to find out what Google Account you had, that is, if you ever set one up on the phone. If you registered with Samsung when you got the device, you may be able to unlock the phone using Samsung's Find My Mobile. As you already know, if these do not work then you will have to hard reset. If it comes to that, then try to backup the device using Kies first.

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I need help resetting my Android phone?

My friend gave me this Android phone ran by boost and she don't remember any of the info like the pin nor the Gmail. I don't know how to reset it, can you help me

You did not mention what device she gave you but the generic hard reset instructions are mentioned in the VisiHow article on this page. Your friend can still recover her Google Account using the methods from the article and she should try that first before you hard reset. Although hard resetting will wipe all the data and since this is your phone, you should not care what was on it previously.

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How do I reset my grandson's Hisene Sero 7 tablet. He forgot his username and password and has no Google account?

My grandson has a Hisense Sero 7 tablet model #E270BSA. He has made too many attempts to enter his tablet. He does not know his username or password. He never set up a Google account. It has not been accessed in over a year. When I try to do a factory reset no options prompt when I pull up the robot. It stays on about two minutes and takes me back to the same screen. Enter username and password. Help!

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To hard reset the Hisense Sero 7:

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    Power off the tablet.
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    Hold Volume - and Power until the Android man appears.
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    Hold down the Volume + and Power for a few seconds to access the Recovery Mode.
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    Use the Volume keys to navigate to Delete All Data/Wipe All Data/Factory Reset.
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    Your tablet will begin the process after you confirm.
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I forgot my tablet pattern, please can you help me recover or wipe it out to get rid of the pattern?

I forgot my tablet pattern and I have tried all methods of wiping it out with the power button and vol + but still now no solution.

You did not mention what tablet you are using for specific unlock instructions when using a hard reset. If you have a Polaroid tablet, you will need to go to the Southern Telecom website and update the firmware, for instance, to hard reset that tablet. Volume - and Power may work to hard reset. Or add Home to the hold down button sequence.

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Dear, my Motorola Android set Verizon series has been blocked due to successive pattern applied by my child. I am also applying my Google email ID and password but it is not accepting it. please help, how.I can open my mobile set?

Dear, my Motorola Android set Verizon series has been blocked by applying successive wrong pattern by my child on set. I am applying my Google email ID and password as well, but its not opening. Please help and guide.

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Most of the Motorola's can access their Settings menu during a phone call. Have someone call you and stay on the call while you access the Settings and turn off the lock. You can also try to change your password in your Google Account online. Go into your account and then security. Go into Application Passwords and reset yours.

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I have set a pattern for Aakash tab and I forgot it and I have not installed ADB app so what can I do?

What can I do for it, please tell? No problem if data is erased because it's my friend's and he is asking me about it so please help me

If he has a Google Account he can log in with that. This Youtube Tutorial shows you how to hard reset your Aakash tablet. It is in Hindi but you can click on the CC to change it to your language or just watch the process.

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Hi, my Nexus5 updated to 5.1.1 Android and I can't remember my pattern, what should I do to save my data? Thanks?

I have a Google account, and my pattern involve all of the 9 points, and also my pattern changed recently! I need your help badly

Use that Google Account! It may take 20 times but eventually you will get the prompt to use the Google Account. If you hard reset the Nexus 5 you will have to install new Stock ROM if it will not accept your previous Google Account.

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I lost my mobile, is there any way rather than Android device manager to trace my mobile?

Help me to know more, can the person access my data, I had pattern lock in my mobile. Also tell me the procedure of how to secure a mobile using anti theft so that if they even take the mobile, they cannot use it. Not even change the Software of the phone

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If you had the GPS enabled then Google Device Manager will be able to find the phone. Without GPS, you can lock and wipe the data off the phone if you are worried as this is another option in Google Device Manager. The hard reality is that a pin lock stops a thief from accessing your data but all they have to do is hard reset the device to bypass that. Also, if it has Lollipop for instance that insists on using the old Google Account after a hard reset, all the thief has to do is install new Stock ROM.

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Suddenly my fingerprint was unrecognizable and I have forgotten my backup password also device is not allowing WiFi access and data connection too, what to be done

Fingerprint unrecognizable, backup password also forgotten, device not allowing WiFi or data connection to be enabled for opening through Google account

Wipe the screen with Rubbing Alcohol. See if Samsung's Find My Mobile will unlock the phone even without WiFi enabled. If these do not work and neither does your Google Account, then hard reset the phone. In the future, write that backup password down and throw it in one of your dresser drawers. The fingerprint can fail regularly if your screen is dirty or you have something on your finger.

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I restore my user data and restore clear cache and reboot now my tab not working?

I restore my user data and restore clear cache and reboot now my tab not working

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