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How do I unlock my Tablet (using a pattern lock) when there is no “Forgot Password” button?

I forgot the password for my account on my brother's tablet, and being that it is not mine I cannot factory reset it, and even after about 100 failed password attempts, there is no "Forgot Password" ...
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locked out of my Note4!

I am unable to get into my Note 4. I have no google account attached to the phone. It is asking for a password I do not know. I don't care about the apps, but would really like to save my pics. I ...
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How to clear the unlock code off my htc desire an the factory reset isint working

I have a htc desire I got from my sister an there is a 4 digit pin code on it an she doesn't know it. I tried all the take the battery out an stuff to do a factory reset but it doesn't fix the problem ...
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Samsung Note 4 - Network Locked - But which carrier?

I bought one Galaxy Note 4 on Amazon. I used it in Europe with no problems. Few months are passed and now I moved to China for a while. Well, I can't use my phone here because it is Network Locked ...
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How can I unlock my s6 Edge Lock Screen w/o having to factory reset it?

Given how sensitive the fingerprint sensor on this phone, the 5 tries were used and the phone was asking for the backup password after. The problem is that i cant even remember the PW. I can unlock it ...
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phone locked me out after restoring (factory settings?)

I have recently restored my Landvo l200g (Chinese phone), and now it seems to have setup a password without my knowledge. So when I boot up the phone it asks me for my pin code which I dont know ...
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“Enter alternative password” S5

I used to have the fingerprint lock set up, but somehow the phone doesn't have the fingerprint swipe option and only asks to "enter alternative password". I have tried all I can remember but I'm ...
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How can I still operate my phone with a locked screen? [duplicate]

Yesterday, I have my newly-bought Samsung locked as I totally forget my passwords. I have given up the attempt to find out the right codes. Now I want to know if anyone knows how to operate a locked ...
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How to Change the PIN lock on Galaxy S4 Lollipop

I had set a pin lock on my s4 but forgot the pin and now even after 100 tries there is no prompts of using my google account id so how do i unlock my device ??
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How can I unlock my Samsung S5 after too many wrong finger prints?

I have a Samsung S5 with a finger print lock. After so many attempts (5) it locked and asked for an alternate password which, unfortunately, I did not set up. Now I cant unlock my phone. I called my ...
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After Factory Reset, how do you unlock phone when it is not connected to wifi?

I can't use my Samsung i9000 (Galaxy S1) for a number of years because I tried the screen lock incorrectly too many times. I no longer get that option, it just says "Too many pattern attempts" and ...
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Recover the password to unlock phone

I have locked my phone using Android Device Manager but forget the password. How can i reset or recover the password by using my Google account?
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ANdorid Lock Out

I have a S5 but I forgot the password thinking that if I locked it using android device manager the new password would allow me access but it didn't. my question is if I wipe my phone using ADM will ...
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HTC One Sv asking the password to decrypt storage, but I never encrypt the storage

My HTC One Sv w/beats audio is asking for a password to decrypt storage. Why? Phone will not go past this screen or do a hard reset. I have not set a password to encrypt storage so there is no ...
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Orkia PP555 Tablet: How to Factory-Reset

Tablet Has Keys: Reset Power Menu Esc USB Does not Respond How to go into Recovery Mode or Factory-Reset (Not Hard Rest)? Tablet has locked due to too many wrong patterns.
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How to ByPass lock screen on Samsung NOTE 4 (forgoten Pass)?

I have Samsung Note 4 and I've forgot pass on my "screen lock"... How to bypass without hard reset? I could do hard reset, but I have to many certificated apps, dates and pics on it:( Tnx for help!
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forgot phone password and dont want to hard reset

I have a samsung galaxy avant that I forgot the password and I want back in. Im really clueless. I dont think my usb debugging is enabled or location. Outlook can find my phone but google cant ...
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Locked out of Straight Talk xt830c, factory reset not working

When I set up my Straight Talk Moto E XT830C Prepaid Android Smartphone, I did not enter a PIN. Now, I am locked out of my phone, and I can't bypass the "Enter PIN" screen. I tried selecting a factory ...
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My android's wifi is off and I am prompted for the passcode. [duplicate]

I entered the pattern wrongly too many times, and now it wants my google password. I now remember my pattern. How can I access it? (No online things please.) The original question's answers didn't ...
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locked out of lenovo tablet

my daughter has locked herself out of her lenovo 2107a tablet. I have shut the tablet down and then started it back up using the power button and volume up arrow simultaneously As advised to return it ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Password

I inadvertently set a password for my Samsung Galaxy S5 that I cannot remember. I tried resetting it via google device manager (lock) option and I get the following message: "Since google has ...
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Locked out of a Samsung Galaxy S2

My phone was stolen recently, and I'm trying to use my wife's old S2 as a temporary replacement. She had a password screenlock, and she can't remember what it was. When I put in my new SIM, the ...
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Locked out of Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet

I cannot remember password on my tablet Samsung Galaxy S4. It just keeps giving me options to enter, I've tried 30 times I should have never changed it in the middle of doing something.
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Unable to use Android Device Manager to reset my Password

I recently locked my Nexus 7 (2013) having Android 5.0.2 with a password, which I forgot. I, then, thought to use Device Manager, since I've authorized it from Google Settings to make changes, such as ...
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Recover photos and/or bypass lock screen on Android 5.0

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 which I dropped on the ground so the screen broke. I had a swipe lock enabled. To be able to unlock it before it was repaired I locked it through Android Device Manager and ...
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How to unlock the Lock Screen in Android Lollipop [duplicate]

How can I unlock the screen lock in Android Lollipop without losing data? I have forgotten the pattern.
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I need to recover my data and i forgot my phone password!

I have an LG Optimus V phone. I forgot my password. I know there's a way to reset the phone, but I need my data. Any miracle I can reset the phone without losing the data?
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It won't let me reset my password [duplicate]

I have an HTC One E8 and I forgot my password, and for some reason it doesn't have a "Forgot password?" option. I need to know how to reset my password. P.S. I do have a Google account. Thanks
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backup and flashing ROM when android locked in boot screen

My android device locked in boot screen and not starting. I'm trying use uniflash and other software to backup its ROM then Flash it, but all of this software not recognized any connected device to ...
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To unlock andoid tablet “Eurostar mypad giene”

i forgot pattern of my tablet "Eurostar mypad giene" also i forgot the gmail account password. I tried to hard format the tab. But i cannot access recovery menu. When i try to press volume up button ...
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I have a Galaxy s4, I changed my pin passcode and used ADMbut it stil won't work

I recently changed my pin passcode on my phone, locked it, then tried the code and it unlocked it, so I relocked it. Ten minutes later I tried to unlock it ms it said the passcode was incorrect. I ...
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Sony Xperia ST21i forgotten PIN help [duplicate]

I set a PIN screen lock on my Sony ST21i (Android 4.0) and forgot the code. No encryption, no root, and the phone won't show up a "Forgot PIN?" button. How to regain access to my phone? There is no ...
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My Daughter forgot her pin to unlock her screen on her tablet. help? [duplicate]

I have an Asod 7 inch tablet. My daughter put in a password to lock the screen and can't remember what it is. How do I reset it so she can unlock and use her tablet?
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I forgot the lock screen PIN on my Moto G second gen XT-1068

I forgot the PIN number of the lock screen. I'm unable to do anything to get into my device as both data connection and Wi-Fi are off and USB debugging is disabled. Is there any way to enable them? ...
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Password not working on my Samsung Galaxy 3

My password was changed on my galaxy 3, my email and password isnt working, is there anyway to bypass this without a hard reset so that i dont lose all my pictures and data on my phone?!?!
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My telstra urbane froze, so i took the battery out and now the screen is the andriod robot

i have a telstra urban and it froze so i took the battery and waited then put it back in and turn it on and now it only comes up with the android robot and doesnt change. ive tried to turn it off and ...
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locked out of samsung 4s after failed pattern and do not know google pin

I called cell phone carrier. she said we can go into google android device manager. although there, it says no active devices. when I go to the dashboard, an old cell phone is listed but not my new ...
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Locked out rooted moto E; WiFi off

My phone is Motorola moto E, running 4.4.4; rooted. I was just checking some apps, so I used Xposed and applied the 4x4 lock screen. Then I rebooted the phone, to apply some modules. I rebooted by ...
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Forgotten the pattern and phone not showing the “forgot pattern” button.

I upgraded my Moto G2 to Android Lollipop using over-the-air upgrade. It was awesome but I set a pattern lock which I forgot. Usually after 5 wrong attempts it shows the "forgot password" button but ...
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Prevent my phone from being locked of multiple password attempts

It already happened three times. My Motorola XT890 locked itself from being kept in the pocket trying to guess a password, ending up with the 'too many password attempts' screen and requiring Internet ...
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How do I regain access if there is no recovery partition?

I have an android tablet which has no recovery partition, as I have been told in the place where I bought it. When I hold the buttons for the recovery mode, the image of the robot with the front open ...
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How do I remotely unlock Google Device Manager remote lock when I know the password?

Is there an option to remotely unlock the online Android Device Manager's lock feature if I have the password? I have read "How to unlock Google Device Manager remote lock?" but I do not have my ...
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I used Android Device Manager to lock my phone but now it will not unlock

I have looked at the other questions about this, but none have yet to help me. I locked my phone using the Android Device Manager because the pattern had been put in incorrectly too many times. I have ...
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Password Lock-out

I've mentioned this on another similar question. I haven't used my Android Tablet for maybe a year now, mostly because I had lost the charger. I found the charger and thought "Why not?" so I charged ...
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How can I unlock my phone? I locked it using Android Device Manager, but it claims I entered a wrong password

I have an Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo. Bus 002 Device 042: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd GT-I9100 Phone [Galaxy S II], GT-I9300 Phone [Galaxy S III], GT-P7500 [Galaxy Tab 10.1] The keyboard ...
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Unlock android phone with forgotten password and attached gmail account details too

Unfortunately My android phone Sony Xperia Go with got locked. I gave this to a friend for use and he gave this to his friend. Now the problem is no one have any idea which gmail account is linked to ...
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Samsung GT-S19105 is because of attempting password too many times [duplicate]

I'm locked out of my Samsung GT-S19105 because of attempting password too many times. Please help me out i have no internet connection.
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Bypassing passcode with emergency call code

I have forgotten my passcode to my HTC Wildfire S and I have been doing some research and the only way I have come up with for getting back into it is through a factory reset. It does not give me an ...
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Samsung GT-S7392 is locked because of attempting password too many times. Please help me out

Samsung GT-S7392 is locked because of successive password attempts; and I could not access or log into the google account as well. The question is: Can I l get unlock through theses using my google ...
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How to fix instant lock “unfortunately com.android.systemui has stopped” on Moto G with ART

I have had this problem for a couple of days on my first-generation Motorola Moto G. Normally a restart would fix it. However now I am faced with the following error message when trying to unlock the ...