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

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My Samsung Galaxy S5 is locked and the WiFi is off?

My phone is locked with a password that I cannot remember. This is usually not a problem for me, because I can just use the Samsung Find My Mobile site and unlock it; however, the WiFi on my phone is disconnected; so I cannot access my phone through my laptop. Is there any way that I can put the WiFi on without being on my phone or is there anyway I can access my phone without a Hard Reset?

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Connecting to WiFi with a locked screen would require your smartphone to be rooted and enabled for USB debugging. If you have these, then you will need to download Android Studio, which features ADB. Then, open Command Prompt on your computer and use the "adb devices" command. Then, type "abd -s #000000000 shell svc WiFi enable". Where "#00000000" is your serial number that you have gotten from the "adb devices" command. This will enable WiFi.

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If you do not have a rooted device, then you can copy this file to your microSD card. Reboot in the recovery mode (turn off your device, press and hold volume-up, home, and power buttons until you boot into the recovery menu), and select "apply zip", "choose zip", "install zip", or something similar with the volume and power buttons. This will install the ZIP file from the microSD card onto your device, allowing you to reboot your device (select "reboot system now") and entering any password to open the device.

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Hello, I have a locked Samsung Galaxy S7?

I have typed and retyped the Gmail associated with the account, and it is not accepting it as the synced email on the Phone.

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I have been locked out of my Samsung Galaxy Note5 after turning it off in a theater?

I want to back up my picture files before doing a reset on the phone but my Apple computer won't let me configure without my password! Is there anyway around this? I have tried: I have tried 3 different passwords but none of them worked. I don't use other passwords.. I think it was caused by: Don't know. All I did was turn my phone off in a theater. Now it won't recognize my thumbprint. Keeps asking for a password but won't accept my password.

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Locked Samsung Galaxy Tablet 4?

I have forgotten my pin code to unlock my tablet. I want to back it up to my computer before I have to do a hard set. Is there any way I can back it up if it's already locked?. I have tried: I tried connecting to my desktop to import my info but it didn't work.. I think it was caused by: I had it locked with a pin code some time ago but I took it off. Then I wanted to put it back on. I was instructed to let it get to 80 per cent to redo the code. When it got to 80 percent, it automatically locked it self without me putting in a new code. I can't remember the old one as it has been such a long time ago. Please help.

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