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Even I have seen duplicated thread as in: Cannot unlock tablet as have no internet connection?

But Here's my situation:

  1. I have wifi/data turned off.
  2. I have the developer option turned on and my laptop does recognized the device with usb plugged in. (As I'm android developer)
  3. I'm using unrooted Nexus 4 .

Is there any way of unlock the screen using adb way, i.e: turn on the wifi? If no luck I would probably go with hard reset.

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marked as duplicate by eldarerathis May 3 '13 at 14:22

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Okay I finally got it solved using a developer way. :)

Here's my reference for my solution: Turn on wifi via self-made android applicaiton

Got the wifi the moment I compiled into my Nexus phone, and volla! It works and I got my phone back after login through Google account!

I hoped this thread might helped people who came across this problem as a developer.

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