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

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I changed my lock to a pin code and now cannot remember my pin, how can I get back into my phone?

I've entered the wrong PIN over 50 times, it doesn't tell me too many failed attempts, or give me the option for forgot p, what do I do?

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If you don't see an option of forgotten password. Then it might be due to lots of password attempt and unfortunately, there is no other way but to restore your phone to default. Your phone, might be totally locked up because of too many attempts that is why it does not have any other options.

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You can do a restore factory default by simply using some key combinations and pressing it all together simultaneously. However, this will erase everything on your phone. But, you don't have any options left to unlock your phone but to do a restore factory default.

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Here are the key combinations.

  • Power switch
  • Volume +
  • Home switch

You should press this keys while your phone is turned off.

Hi, my phone was stolen today mi4i Xiaomi. I want to know if the screen pattern can be unlocked somehow?

Also, I have tried to remotely wipe it with Android Device Manager but don't know whether it will work without internet. What does a thief usually do if they gain access to data?.

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