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

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Why I cannot unlock my Android Tablet?

Can you please help me to unlock my Android Tablet

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You will need to provide the email (Gmail) and password you used to sync your Google Play store with. However, you have to be connected via data connection or WiFi. If not, you will have to do a Hard Reset. Unfortunately, this will delete all apps and data on your phone. Do the following to do a Factory Reset:

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  • turn off Tablet
  • press the following:

power button

volume button (up/down or both)

home button (if any)

or look for a reset button or hole (which looks like this: http://screencast.com/t/fzfGvTOTJlV)

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

You can also watch this how-to video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6u2qWWeaEM‎

How do I unlock my Android Device?

Well, I locked my Tablet and I can't unlock it. I know the "forgot password" tool is supposed to be on the lockscreen but on my Tablet, there is nothing because its Android 2.2 (I know, ancient). I have no idea what to do and it's stressing me because I don't want to have to reset the factory defaults and lose all my data

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You cannot reset the password because you are not connected to the internet. The only thing you can do to be able to use the Tablet is by doing a Factory Reset. Do the following:

  • turn off your Tablet
  • press and hold the following:

power button

volume up/down or both

home button (if any)

or look for a reset button/hole (http://screencast.com/t/fzfGvTOTJlV)

  • release buttons when you see the logo
  • you will now be in the recovery menu
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • choose reboot now

You can also watch this how-to video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6u2qWWeaEM

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

Can"t unlock my Android Tablet?

Its written in a different language

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If you were to reply with the model of your device I could look up a way to reset the device and also set the language back to English. If I do not know the model then I cannot walk you through the necessary steps in order to help you with your situation.

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I am going to have to look up the manual for the device to be able to walk you through the steps in order to help you with this problem.

How to access internet connection on my mobile device?

How to access internet connection on my mobile device

In order for you to be able to access your internet connection on your device you are going to need to utilize the following options to get to your internet options on your mobile device which is an Android:

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-Go to settings

-Go to mobile networks

-Go to mobile data

-Ensure that it is activated or enabled

-Also in settings you can view the WiFi option on your device to be able to toggle the option on your mobile device

Video on reaching the options

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxpqY6-m2Zo

The above questions are from the following wiki...
Recover Android Device in case of Forgot password/pattern unlock an Android device

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I am not able to unlock my Android device even after entering correct password?

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Can I have access to my cellphone without resetting the device to Factory settings?

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