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

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I have forgotten the pattern and Tablet has no SIM or connectivity. I am connected to Tab vis USB cable to Laptop?

I have forgotten the pattern and Tablet has no SIM or connectivity. I am connected to Tab vis USB cable to Laptop.

Since you have no connectivity with WiFi or data connection, do the following:

  • turn off device
  • press the following:

power button

volume up/down or both

home button (if any)

OR

Look for a reset button/hole

  • press until you see a logo
  • press power (5 times) if the menu has not shown up
  • choose recovery mode
  • choose wipe/data Factory Reset
  • choose yes
  • device will ask you to reboot or will reboot automatically

NOTE: This process will delete all apps and data

More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: I got this Samsung Galaxy S7 from this guy Josh off of Craigslist and told me that I just need to set it up to my WiFi then take it to a phone service provider and I was good to go. When I got home, I set it up to my WiFi, but then the phone said I need t

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