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

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My pin is not working with my Moto G running 4.4.2/3 and when I enter the password it fails after 5 attempts?

When I enter the password it fails After 5 attempts. It does not offer the option to unlock by signing into Gmail, it recycles to let me try and log in again after 30 seconds. I am stuck in a loop. I tried going into recovery mode, and doing a Factory Reset, but that is not working either. I can see the device in Google device manager and I can get it to ring remotely but it won't setup the Setup Lock & erase options remotely. Any suggestions?

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Make sure that you do the following to perform a Hard Reset:

  • turn off your Moto G
  • press the following:

Volume down for 3 seconds

power key (then release)

  • your phone will display "boot options"
  • use volume down to scroll and volume up to choose
  • choose recovery
  • phone will reboot and you will see an Android with exclamation mark
  • press volume up for 15 seconds and tap the power button
  • you will now see additional menu options that will appear in blue text
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • confirm reboot

You can also watch this how-to video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoTAsuPey_E

If all else fails, please send your phone to its nearest service center in order to have it reflashed.

I forgot my mobile password and I want to recover it through Gmail without Data lose?

Sir, I am using my mobile after one month and I forgot my password, I want to recover it through Gmail or any simple way without losing the important data. One of my friends told me that if you give many time wrong password the option will come for you to recover password through Gmail. I tried many times but with no success because I don't receive any other option (recovery through Gmail). Another problem is that the WiFi is off on my mobile. Please I need an easy and best solution for this problem, I hope you will help me. Thanks

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What to do when forgetting pattern and phone not accepting email/password combo?

I recently found my old HTC Eris (Came out in 2010) and I really wanted to get into it to see my old pictures. I could not remember the pattern and was eventually locked out after trying 15 times. It asked me to enter my Google log in information. When I entered my up to date information it said that it was wrong when I know that I am entering it correctly. I assume the phone can not connect to the internet to get that my password has been updated and I do not remember my password from 6 years ago. Is there any way for me to get into my phone?

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Just bought Multipoint Bluetooth from eBay India..phone not getting opened after putting the pass key?

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Please help me, I am using Micromax unite2 a106 Android mobile. Android ver. 5.0 and I activated Android device manager and smart lock on my device. Today I changed my SIM and switched on my phone but my phone was locked and phone changed my password pin.

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