Everyone uses some type of screen protection on their devices nowadays, even if personal belongings (pictures/messages) or not, using any type of screen protection gives us a sense of security and privacy and it is actually an It’s a good habit if your phone is stolen, you do not want them to have full access to your phone. But there are times when you get locked out of your device, like losing your home key. From this, you think that is more common than that. Or sometimes, friends can bother you by setting a password on your phone, so you lock it with your phone
If you forget the password or the pattern that locks your Android device, or a child or a relative is playing with it and has entered a wrong password or pattern for a long time, which is now locked, then this guide will help you. Will do Whatever the reason, in this wiki we will actually do to unlock your Android phone.
There are several ways to unlock your device without unlocking and losing all your data. Just below this section, we provided a list of solutions. Each one can link to a series of detailed steps to solve your particular problem. We will start with the solutions that are the easiest to implement, and will not cause any loss of data.
Unlock Android 5.0 and above:
If your device is running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or new, then follow the guide below to unlock your phone:
Step 1. Go to the Android Device Manager (ADM) website using the following URL from your PC.
Step 2. Sign in to the ADM using the same Google Account, in which you have linked to your Android device. Once you log into the ADM website, simply select the device from your left corner, if it is not selected by default.
Step 3. There are three options: ring, lock and erase. Select the Lock option.
Step 4. After a popup window appears, enter a new password (which will replace your existing password on your device which you have forgotten), after confirming the password. The other two fields are optional, leave them.
After successfully unlocking your device, lock the screen setting on your device and disable temporary passwords and set a new one according to your requirement.
Unlock Android 4.4 and below:
If your phone is running Android 4.4 and below, then the password reset method is also simple, follow the steps given below:
Step 1. You will most likely be able to lock your passcode, pattern lock, or password incorrectly and the Android OS will lock you from your device for a certain period, which is usually 20-30 seconds. You will need to repeat the incorrect passcode, again and again, to repeat the wrong process until it pulls you out.
Step 2. In the 5th attempt, you will see that your lock screen now displays a “forgotten pattern”, “forgot pin” or “forgot password” button, tap the button.
Step 3. You will now be presented with a Google sign-in form, So fill it with your Google Account credentials, as if you first set up your Android device.
Step 4. Most of the time, your phone will be unlocked immediately if it is unlocked, you can skip the steps given below. If not then keep gooing.
Step 5. Occasionally, Google would like to ensure that ‘Is it you or not’, therefore, Google will send a password-reset email to the Gmail ID associated with your device. Now go to your Gmail inbox with a different device. It can be a smartphone, tablet, desktop or laptop computer open the confirmation email that Google has issued to that address.
Step 6. By email, confirm that it was really you, the owner of the device, which has been discontinued from the device. Then Google will allow you to reset the password.
Please keep in mind that Google does not give you an infinite number of the reseller. If you reset your password or passcode, I would say that you should remember it.
Unlock Samsung Android devices only:
The above methods will also work on Samsung Android devices. But if for some reason, things do not go as expected, then there is an alternative way. Please keep in mind that this method is only for Samsung built-in Android.
- This method will work only if you have a Samsung account and you have signed on your Samsung-built Android with your Samsung account.
- Your device must be connected to the internet via a Wi-Fi or cellular data connection.
#Steps to Unlock Android Device
Step 1: Just like Google’s Android Device Manager, Samsung has a similar device called “Find My Mobile“. Go to the following URL using a computer or tablet.
Step 2: After going to the following URL, log in with your Samsung account credentials. Once you have successfully logged in, select “Unlock My Screen” from the left panel and then click on Unlock button.
Step 3: As already mentioned, if your device has access to the Internet, then click on the “Unlock my Screen” and then “Ok” button to confirm and unlock your Samsung device.
All existing passwords will be removed from your device. If you want, you can create a new passcode on the device.
Unfortunately, if none of the above methods works for you, then the only option is to have your device to do a factory reset. Factory resetting your device will lose all your data, but at least, you will get your phone back!
Android, this is a huge ecosystem, there are lots of phone calls for different types and sizes and capabilities. Does work on an Android phone, can not work on another, So if you have a tip that we have not included in this guide, which you think can help someone, then Leave a comment below, and we will update the article (definitely give the proper credit).