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

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Unable to unlock my Android phone. Help?

My friend tried to unlock my phone and after several times, it said "too many pattern attempts" and requires me to sign in with my Google account. However, I typed the correct username and password, but it didn't work. My phone has no internet connection at the moment. How can I unlock my phone or turn on the internet connection?

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My phone was made in China so you probably won't know the type.

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You can do the following to fix the issue:

Download the multi-tool to reset the password (this depends on your device's model and brand to work)

To download the multi-tool, go here:

https://www.mediafire.com/?7se8s62sj1y5fpo

  • extract the zip file and install on your computer
  • connect the device
  • run the program
  • choose 4 to reset the lock/pattern/password

You can also watch this how-to video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okEyk5LrNDc

Locked Samsung Galaxy S3 phone?

My phone is locked due to many pattern attempts and I cannot remember my Google credentials.

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Even though your Samsung Galaxy S3 is pattern locked, you can still open it by using your Google account. To do this, you'll need to have access to your Google account, and be connected to the Internet. Then you can use the tool Google has designed for account recovery.

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If you are connected to the internet, follow the steps below to reset your Google account password:

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    On your PC desktop, open a web browser.
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    Select 'I don't know my password'.
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    Enter your Gmail address.
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    Click on the 'Continue' button.
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    Follow the steps provided by Google to reset your password.
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    Once you finish those steps, you'll be able to enter a new password for your account.
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    Your account should now be accessible.
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You can now take the following steps to unlock your phone:

  1. 1
    On your phone lock screen, tap on 'Forgot Password?'.
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    Enter your Google account address and password.
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    Follow the Google instructions to unlock your phone.
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    Once the steps are completed, your Galaxy S3 will be unlocked.
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    Your device should now be unlocked.
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If you're still unable to unlock the phone, you can try the other methods of unlocking an Android device discussed in our main guide. You can reach this guide by clicking on the title of this Q&A page, or the link below the article summary.

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My phone is Samsung i9070 {advance} that has pattern?

I can't remember my pattern, what can I do to unlock the pattern

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My sister had this phone Galaxy Core Prime?

I got it from her and it had a lock pattern code and so I went ahead and did a full hard factory reset and it's asking me for a Google account and password

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Chinese android phone forget the pattern

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Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device
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My friend gave me and old phone but doesn't remember any of the info for it. How can I get passed the part where it asks for the one of the original Google accounts?. I have tried: I got the phone to factory reset and take the pin off the lock screen. I then connected it to the WiFi and now its asking for the Google account.. I think it was caused by: I've never had to do this before and I'm trying to get it to work

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