Now you can unlock your android phone

Now you can unlock your android phone
Highlights

  • Forgot the password of your phone? Don’t panic. It is a very common situation faced by many Android users and we will show you how can unlock the phone.
  • We all know that lock screens are designed to be hard to get into. Here are a few ways to bypass them.

Android Device Manager

An instant way to unlock an android phone is to use the Android Device Manager. You need to login into your Google account to use this route. This feature can work only on the most modern phones. You can access this feature from any device you have a preference.

Once the feature gets connected with your device, you need to click on the 'Lock button'. The tool will ask you to enter a new passcode to replace the present locking code set on the phone. Once again you have to tap the lock button to confirm the new code.

If the device manager is not able to pick up your phone, to get there you can refresh the page for a few times. The hard refresh feature (CTRL + F5) will clear your cache too.

The 'Forgot Pattern' Tool

Using the 'Forgot Pattern' tool you can unlock the android phone in case you are using 4.4 or still a lower version Android. While unlocking your phone if you already made five failed attempts, you will see a pop-up message. In the bottom right side of your phone screen, you will see 'Forgot Pattern?' button. Tap this button. Once you feed the Google account details, you will receive an email including the new unlock code that will open your phone.

Factory Reset

If you have a lot of important data stored on your phone, and you have forgotten the passcode you can adopt a drastic measure to open your phone. That is the 'Factory Reset' option. In fact, this is a very good way to start over all again.

Every phone has got some check features to stop the factory reset option. Though, to go through this step you can make use of your Google log-in details.

This route of Factory Reset will be different across phones. So it is advisable that you should know how to make use of this option with respect to the phone model you are using. Go to the phone's boot loader menu. Go to recovery mode. Try the "Wipe data/factory reset" option. To complete this step, you will need to input your Google account information.

Bypassing the lock screen in Safe Mode

For the lock screen feature, if you are using a third party app on your phone, it is feasible to bypass the locked screen by booting the phone in Safe mode.

Press to see the Power Menu on your phone. Long Press the 'Power Off' button. You will be prompted with the message whether you want to boot into safe mode. Accept this and when the phone boots up, you will find the disabled lock screen.

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