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

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I have forgotten my Google password?

I have attempted to unlock my tablet 5 times and it locked itself after that. I know the username for my Google ID but I don't know the password? How will I fix this problem?

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If you remember the username for your Google account, you may be able to recover the password so you can unlock your tablet using your Google account. To do that, go to this Google website to see if you are able to retrieve your account information. If you are able to retrieve it, enter your information into your tablet. It will then unlock. If you aren't able to retrieve your information, however, you will unfortunately need to perform a Factory Reset. This will wipe all of your tablet's information. To learn how to perform a proper Factory Reset on your Android tablet, follow the steps in this great VisiHow guide. After the reset is complete, be sure to log your device into a Google account to which you know the password so you don't have to perform another Factory Reset in the future if you forget your pattern lock again.

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A purchased tablet is password-locked?

I bought a Microsoft RT tablet on eBay. The unit is password-locked by the previous owner. How can I bypass this, so that I can use this tablet?

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  1. 1
    Power up Surface RT.
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    From the Windows sign-in screen, tap on the power button in the lower-right corner.
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    Open the virtual keyboard and tap on the "Shift" key.
    At the same time, tap on "Restart".
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  4. 4
    Tap on "Troubleshoot".
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    Tap on "Reset your PC".
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    Tap on "Next".
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  7. 7
    Tap either "Just remove my files" or "Fully clean the drive".
    Choose the latter for better results.
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    Tap on "Reset".
    The RT will reset itself to the initial state.
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My Galaxy tablet is locked and I don't remember the password?

After too many incorrect attempts my Galaxy tablet is asking for a Gmail account and password but I don't have a Gmail account. what can I do?

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My tablet is locked by again again trying the pattern and m also forgot gogle ID and password no waht to do?

My tablet is locked by again again trying the pattern and m also forgot gogle ID and password no waht to do?

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My daughter's tablet (iRULU) is locked and she does not remember the pin?

How to I reset the tablet? I have tried the Factory Reset button on the back and haven't gotten anywhere

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Can you take out battery ro reset tablet password?

Tablet lock forgot password can I take back off and remove the battery

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Hi. I have locked my device by mistake through Google?

I thought it was my phone that was stolen.The device says Locked by Device Manager. I do not remember the code I entered at the time.

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How do I unlock tablet screen if I have forgotten pin and Google ID etc.?

Can't remember screen lock pin

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My tablet is telling me to go to account.live.com/password/reset in order for me to log on to my tablet. Someone was trying to log on to my tablet and locked my account?

Someone was trying to log on to my tablet and locked my account.

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How to reset? Locked out, cannot recall password or find the option to reset, no "forgot password" option visible, Android tablet?

I cannot recall password and there is no visible button for "forgot password" or option to reset. This is a Digiland 10 tablet, Android thanks.. I have tried: Tried to enter reset mode with volume and power keys, received resetting droid with "no command" which shortly left the screen, and returned to enter password.. I think it was caused by: Bad memory

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My little brother was playing around with my 760tpc iVeiw tablet and now I can't get in because he changed the password is their a way to hard reset it?

I need help with a hard reset for a iVeiw 760tpc

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