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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.

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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

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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?

I forgot my pattern and even on entering correct email it is not unlocking...how do you unlock it now

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I am not able to unlock my phone?

The device asks for a recovery pass-code to recover else it says it will restore the device to it's factory settings which I don't want it to. I have important data on the phone and I don't want to lose it. Is there any way to unlock my phone?

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What should I do if I have forgotten my mobile security pattern to unlock?

I set a security pattern to unlock my Android mobile but unfortunately my friend tried to unlock without knowing the pattern so it asks for Gmail and password but what to do I forgot Gmail ID and password

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What does " you have not granted access to this website" mean?

Google is telling me that I have not granted access to this website? what does this mean?

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I have revoked my access on Gmail. what's next?

Where will I generate a new password?

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I have a tablet that has an unlock screen which the owner forgot the password for?

The tablet has data which we don't want to lose but due to the screen lock password which we are unable to bypass, I am stuck. It isn't giving the option of recovery via Gmail account. The Tablet is ASUS NEXUS 7

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How could I unlock my Android phone the screen is not opening?

The Samsung sent me a notification, they said you must subscribe if not the apps will close that is what they said. Then I did not subscribe because I am confused, I didn't understand. I rejected the subscription, and then suddenly my phone became blocked out, the apps are closed by Samsung, that is why I could not open it, there is a power light button, only the screen is totally black. Please help me, how can I open my phone

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How can I access my Android Galaxy S3 mini?

My sister tried to open my phone but I locked it with a security pattern. My problem now is that my phone can't be open because of too many attempts

I tried to recover it by entering my Gmail account but I forgot the original password, so I generate a new one through recovery but my problem is that I still can't access it and my phone doesn't respond to anything. Please help me..Thanks a lot.

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

A child played with my phone and now it is blocked due to exceeded patterns. Now the system demands me to enter my Google account and password. I did so, but it says that one of these information is wrong. In fact it is not, but I also know there is a bug in this device which is Galaxy Y Young GT-S6102B. I know I could restore it to Factory settings, but there are too much important information in it for me to loose. What should I do? Please, help me. Sincerely

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How do I access my Apex/ Android tablet?

I read a passage that said I could enter my Google account information, but my tablet doesn't give me that option. HELP!

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I'm locked out of my Maxwest tab-9170k?

Well, I guess one of my kids got my tab and put a password on it and now I can't even get in it or do anything with it can you help me to unlock it, I have tried everything I have, no idea on how to unlock it, can I take it to someone and can they do it. I have tried: Pushing the reset button and holding the power and the volume up and down buttons

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My tablet Note 10.1 have a five digit password. I used the same password and started the tablet. Suddenly the pattern unlock appeared on the screen. There were several unlock pattern shown on the screen. I am not sure, what did I do with the pattern. Later I turned off the device, when I wanted to start the tablet, it notified that, it needs the unlock pattern which I did not have. I will appreciate it if I am helped to recover the pattern. Thanks a million.

My tablet Note 10.1 have a five digit password. I used the same password and started the tablet. Suddenly the pattern unlock appeared on the screen. There were several unlock pattern shown on the screen. I am not sure, what did I do with the pattern. Later I turned off the device, when I wanted to start the tablet, it notified that, it needs the unlock pattern which I did not have. I will appreciate it if I am helped to recover the pattern. Thanks a million.

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