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

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Need to recover my locked Android phone without losing data?

My phone got locked after few attempts. WiFi not turned on, debugging not turned on. Is there any other way I can recover the phone without losing any data

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For your security, Google does not allow you to get into a device once the various authentication methods have been exhausted. In the event that a thief gets hold of your phone, this would prevent them from accessing personal data. In your case, it serves only to frustrate you and prevent you from getting into your phone.

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Unfortunately, it looks like the only way forward is to reset your device to factory default settings. You can find a guide for how to do so here: Perform a factory reset on Android Device.

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I forgot my Galaxy S3 Neo password, pattern for Samsung Galaxy S3, PIN for Samsung Galaxy S2, lock-screen from Samsung Galaxy Core, or other Samsung device.

Is there anyway to recover photos, videos, etc., from the locked device? if there is, then please tell me. Thank you! I have tried a lot of programs, but none of them were really helpful. I think it was caused by: I forgot my password, PIN, or pattern, and also my Gmail password; and I really don't know what is my email also but at least the phone still remains. How to remove or rather reset the password?

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    On your computer or another device, navigate to https://findmymobile.samsung.com.
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    Enter your user name and password.
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    Ensure that your device is selected in the upper-left corner.
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    Click "Protect my device" to expand it.
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    Click "Unlock my screen".
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    Click "Unlock".
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    Check your smartphone and reboot it if necessary.
    This should remove any lock-screen security.
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    If you still have trouble accessing your smartphone, then place this file onto the microSD card of the smartphone.
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    From the powered-down state, press and hold the volume-up, power, and home buttons until the recovery menu appears.
    Use the volume buttons to highlight menu options and the power button to select them.
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    Select "apply zip", "choose zip", or "install zip" and confirm it by pointing at the file on the microSD card.
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    Select "reboot system now".
    Enter any pattern or password.
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    If that did not help, then you will need to hard-reset your device as shown in this tutorial.
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    Optionally, to restore your Google user name and password, please use this Web site.
    You can select "I don't remember my username" first. Then, reset the password by revisiting the page and clicking "I don't remember my password". This should give you full control over your Google account.
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My Galaxy S2 is not booting, getting into loop?

My Samsung Galaxy S2 is not booting, it is getting into loop

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My Samsung Galaxy S2 phone is locked how can I reset and delete the all that email addr ess is

My Samsung Galaxy S2 gt-19105 and ssn :-19105pgsmh fcc ID :-a3lgt19105p

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Phone Locked without changing lock code and SIM card is working normally?

Hi, my phone was locked normally. I put the lock code I have and its not working. Please help me, I don't want to format it.

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Hello, please help me to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S5?

I have an Samsung Galaxy S5, and is asking me for alternative password because I have entered too much wrong passwords, how can I bypass the alternative password without Hard Reset and lose my data?

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Hi, I have my old Galaxy S2 that I would like to bring out of retirement for my Wife to use, but I can't remember the unlock code that I used. I have tried 15 times to remember it and have been locked out for 30 second after every 5th attempt. I am only interested in saving my photos as I have about 3 or 4 years worth of our children and it would be an awful shame to lose all those memories. I have tried connecting the phone to the PC via a USB cable with no luck. I am also worried that I will be locked out for good if there is a limit to how many times I can attempt to remember and input the code?

Hi, I have my old Galaxy S2 that I would like to bring out of retirement for my Wife to use, but I can't remember the unlock code that I used. I have tried 15 times to remember it and have been locked out for 30 second after every 5th attempt. I am only interested in saving my photos as I have about 3 or 4 years worth of our children and it would be an awful shame to lose all those memories. I have tried connecting the phone to the PC via a USB cable with no luck. I am also worried that I will be locked out for good if there is a limit to how many times I can attempt to remember and input the code

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Unlock S7582 mobile pin, Angola network provider?

Pin unlock forgotten, IMEI available, does it help to fully unlock it. Gmail account info not handy at the moment.. I have tried: Nothing yet. I think it was caused by: Forgotten mobile unlock pin, and email account

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My LG G3 phone is restarting continuously?

Phone is restarting again and again. It's showing the LG logo and after that it restarts again.

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I have Samsung Galaxy Note3 and don't want to delete data inside, I don't have Gmail account. Please help me to open, please?

Help me on how to open my locked cellphone Samsung Note S3 without losing data, no Gmail account too.. I have tried: Tried to open many times with the password but never opened

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Just set up password on new Galaxy Samsung core and must have typed it in wrong, now can't get into the phone. I have spent ages setting up contacts etc so don't want to lose everything. Any ideas?

How can't I get into phone if I don't know the password?

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Hi - I accidentally uninstalled my Google key pad application to free 65 MB of internal memory?

As a result, the keypad doesn't appear and I cannot login into my Android phone.. I have tried: Tried installing Google keypad through my Google account which didn't work. I think it was caused by: Already explained

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