[Solved]Forgotten the Password of the Lock Screen
People like to set up pattern lock to keep the privacy data like
pictures, messages, contacts in the phone from being checked by
familiars or strangers. However, sometimes we ourselves may forget what
the lock pattern is and can’t remember it after a long time struggle.
Today I will show you two different ways to solve the problem when you
forget the password of the lock screen.
- Solution 1. Unlock with Google Account
- Solution 2. Restore Android Data from Lock Screen
- Solution 3. Reset Phone to Factory Settings
Solution 1. Unlock with Google Account
Precaution: You should make sure that you have set and signed up
Google account before your phone was locked and you should remember the
password of the Google account.
Step 1 Input any password arbitrary and the system will alert you that
you have typed the wrong password for 5 times. Try it again 30 seconds
Step 2 At this moment, you will see “Forgotten the password” on
the lower left corner of the unlock interface. Input the Google account
and the password and you can have your phone unlocked.
Note: You should make sure the phone is connected to the
Internet, or you are not able to log in Google account and remove the
Solution 2. Restore Android Data from Lock Screen
Lots of people would be anxious about that the data would get lost when
the phone is locked. Actually, your data on the lock-screen Android
phone can be accessed with the proper way. A practical method will be
illustrated in this post to solve what you are anxious about.
Step 1 Run Android Data Recovery on PC [Click here to download]
Get the tool enabling you to regain the files of the locked phone on the
computer. Run the program and go to “More Tools” > “Android Lock
Step 2 Get into Removing Password
When you see the interface as below, click “Start” and connect your phone to the computer via USB cable.
Notice: The software requires you to have the USB debugging
enabled and chosen “MTP” mode in advance. In addition, it is only
workable for several Samsung phones.
The software will ask you to preview the agreement before removing
password. After that, click “Start” to move to the next step. In a
while, the screen lock on your phone will be successfully removed. Now,
you can easily restore the lost data on your phone.
Solution 3. Reset Phone to Factory Settings
Step 1 Power off your phone and then press the “Power” button and “Volume +” in HTC devices or tap “Power” button, “Volume +” and “Home” button in Samsung devices simultaneously and you will enter the Recovery Mode.
Step 2 Tap “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” to erase all the settings and data in the phone. Then, reboot the phone, the pattern lock will be removed.
Note: This method is not recommend if you got something important
which having not been backed up yet in the device, because all the data
stored in the smartphone will be thoroughly deleted and can no longer
In short, unlock the phone with Google account is suggested.
However, for those who haven’t signed in Google account in the phone,
they can only move to the second method, risking of losing all the data
in the device, but one thing good, to use the phone again.Therefore,
Back up your important files frequently is very important in case
getting into trouble like forgetting lock screen pattern.
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