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

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I forgot my pattern and WiFi is off also. What shall I do?

I forgot my Tablet pattern and WiFi is off also. what shall I do?

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If you're locked out of your Tablet, you can recover the password with your Google account. If this option is not available to you for some reason, then the only real way is a Factory Reset of the device.

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1. Power the Tablet off

2. Hold down the Volume Up and Down Buttons+ Power Button. If that does not work try Volume Up+Power/Volume Down+Power, and even some tablets it is Home Button+Power. Once the device boots up release the buttons.

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3. Use the volume keys to navigate through the menu and select Factory Reset. Use the power button to select it.

4. Now press yes to confirm and allow Tablet to reset

How do I get the "forgot password" option?

On my Samsung Galaxy Tablet 3.7, I got locked out because I forgot my password, and at the bottom of the page there is no "forgot password" option which is really weird because I used to have that option, and I do not anymore. I've read that if you are not signed into a Google account it won't have that option, but when I go in my settings it says I am signed in. I already know how to do the Factory Reset. If I delete the Google account and sign back in, will it have that option? I'm not locked out now but I used to have a backup pin and I don't anymore and I want to know how to get either the backup pin or the "forgot password" option.

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On a Tablet there is no forgot password option that will appear on your device after you put your password in the wrong way too many times on your device. Instead you will need to use the Gmail sign in option which will allow you to gain entry into your device.

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The Gmail option will require you to enter your Gmail username/password which is associated with the device in order for you to be able to gain access to the device successfully without having to perform a Factory Reset on your device.

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If you do not remember your Gmail information you can use the link below:

https://www.google.com/accounts/recovery/

I forgotten my password and can't get in?

Please help me unlock it so I can play on it

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I suggest you enter the Gmail you have provided to sync with your Google Play store. But you have to be connected to the internet via WiFi or data connection. If not, you will have to perform a Factory Reset.

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NOTE: this procedure will delete all apps and data on your phone.

You will have to do the following to do a Hard Reset:

  • turn off the phone
  • press the following:

Power button

Volume button (up/down or both)

Home button (if any)

or look for a reset button or hole

  • release the buttons once you see the logo
  • choose recovery mode (if asked)
  • use power button to select and volume buttons to scroll
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • choose reboot now

Can't remember pattern to unlock and have forgotten Google password?

Can you help me unlock my daughter's Android Tablet

On your Android Tablet you will have a different number of ways for you to in fact Hard Reset the device. Without having your Gmail password this means that you will not be able to enter your device to save all of your information meaning that you will in fact have to perform a Hard Reset in order to gain entry into your device.

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I will place the button combination below in order to help you to Hard Reset your device with the different combinations that are available:

Option 1

1. Turn device off

2. Press and hold power + volume up key

3. Hold these buttons until you reach the boot menu

4. On the boot menu use the volume keys to highlight factory data reset/wipe

5. Press the power button to make the selection to begin the Factory Reset option

Option 2

1. Power off device

2. Press and hold power + volume down key

3. Use the volume keys to highlight Factory Reset/wipe

4. Press the power button or menu button to make the selection

5. The device will begin to Factory Reset itself

More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: How do I enter my phone again

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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device
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I have used all ways to unlock my call-touch tab which is asking for my Google account but I failed?

Please help to unlock my call-touch tab. I have already used all mentioned ways like pressing power and volume keys but nothing happening.

I can give you the steps below so that I can help you with hard resetting you device so that you will be able to gain access to your device successfully. Here below are the steps and video that you can use so that you will be able to perform the Hard Reset on your device successfully.

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You can use the steps below to be able to Hard Reset your device:

-Power down your device

-Hold the home button + end button

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

-Press the power button to make the selection on your device

-After this locate the reboot device option so that you will be able to reboot the device after the reset of your settings

You may have to do the following to make sure you reset the tab correctly:

  • turn off Tablet
  • press the following:

Volume up/down or both

power button

home button (if any)

or look for a reset button

  • release the buttons when you see the logo
  • use the volume buttons to navigate and power to choose
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • choose reboot now

If all else fails, please send your tab to the nearest service center.

Can't get into my old phone Gmail?

I don't know how to access my Gmail on my old phone because I don't have my username or remember my pattern

When you do not remember the Gmail information or the pattern unlock to your device you are in fact going to need to perform the Hard Reset option on your device. The steps below will allow you to be able to perform a Hard Reset on your device:

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-Power off your device

-Hold the power button + volume up key

-Hold these buttons until you reach the boot menu

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

-Press the power button to make the selection

After you have confirmed the Hard Reset you are going to need to use the volume keys to highlight the reboot device option and then press the power button to have your device reset successfully to its factory settings.

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I have tried to power and vol. UP, also power and vol. DOWN, cannot reboot my Zee pad?

Cannot remember pass-code, tried everything suggested in forum

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Sony Xperia Arc S. My boyfriend used the phone for a while, he lost his and I had another one that I was using. We broke up recently due to me uncovering the perverted ways he cheated on me and now he refuses to unlock the phone for me, scared that I would see whats on the phone too. Is there any possibility that I could remove this phone lock password without losing any data?

I kept his SIM card and memory card in the phone so that he cannot do a SIM swap or block the device, I want to see whats been going on while I was oblivious to his cheating

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