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I am locked out of my galaxy centura how do I reset

How do I unlock my galaxy centura I forgot my lock screen passwords I have tried pressing power and volume down and still nothing
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How can I recover my password or unlock pattern?

I messed up the unlock pattern 5 times and now my S4 is asking for a passcode that I don't remember setting up. Is there a way to get back to the first password that was set and to avoid the ...
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Reset password on Galaxy Player [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Player 4.0 and I haven't used it in ages. With that being said, I forgot my password. When I tried to unlock it, it told me to put in my email, but I forgot my password to that ...
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locked galaxy tab 3

Please help. Am locked out of tablet. Keeps saying wrong password even though I know it is correct. Have tried on and volume. Have tried on and home button. Can only get password screen. What next?
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Is there a way to bypass PIN code for Galaxy S3 without losing storage device pictures?

I changed my password to my Galaxy S3 and forgot it. I don't want to hard reset it because I have pictures I need to get off the device storage. I tried to setup clockwork mod and another one that I ...
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Open recovery mode but volume button is not working

I want to open recover mode but my device volume button was not work how can i open it. I also forget pattern lock and g mail id.
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Device remote-locked by Antitheft, and I cannot unlock it

My sony xperia is locked by the AVG Anti-theft programm allegedly it was stolen but it is not. I tried to type password but window pops out saying "wrong password." I logged to avg.com with my user ...
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Cannot remove the lock from android [duplicate]

my issue is when i try use Google services that Allow remote lock and factory reset. if the mobile stolen, then i want to try it and i locked my personal phone successfully it locked by password when ...
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Locked-out HP Slate 7 tablet due to invalid password

I have a HP Slate 7 tablet. It is locked, and when I entered the password, it said that the password was wrong. I have Antivirus Guardian on my tab. I logged in from my laptop and changed the ...
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Android lock screen won't accept password from Android Device Manager

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo with android 4 TouchWiz (I'm not sure about the exact version). I've locked my phone using Android device manager. It seems successful, the recovery message is displayed ...
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forgot Samsung Tablet password & do not want to do a factory reset

We have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 ---- I've been reading some comments on what to do --- but a Google account was never setup (still do not know about how to do that) and there is no option now for a ...
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Locked-out Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 asking for GMail pass and username

My 8 year old son has locked himself out of his Samsung GALAXY Tab 3. It is now asking for GMail password and username. I have no clue what they are. So far, I have tried: Hard reset, but it ...
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Wrong pattern attempts

My phone got locked due to wrong attempts of pattern! I have tried many times giving the gmail id and password but that is also not helping! And unfortunately i couldn't locate the hard reset buttons ...
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Unlock screen lock on Philips W337

I tried unlocking the screen pattern on my Philips W337 but I'm locked out. I tried fastboot but it didn't work. Is there any other way to unlock it?
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Asus TF700T Does not prompt for forgot password

I've read through the many posts about being locked out of a tablet/phone, but haven't found one where the forgot password / forgot pattern option is missing. I haven't used my Asus TF700T tablet for ...
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Samsung GT-S5360 screen unlock [duplicate]

My mother has forgotten her screen lock password. is a four digit number. how can I reset phone so she can use it again? Please assist!
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Accidentally remote-locked my device, now I get a black screen only

I just purchased an Android mobile device, and was exploring its great features! I mistakenly activated the Google Android Device Manager found on my phone just to feel how it works. Meanwhile, I ...
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htc wildfire s android 2.3 broken volume key AND pin locked impossible to recover?

debugging mode disabled volume keys broken pin locked STOCK ROM pin locked and no option to reset via google despite multiple attempts of failed pin entry Can't hard reset with no volume buttons ...
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how to unlock android tablet after too many pattern attempts [duplicate]

I went on vacation with my family and my big brother lent my little cousins my tablet and I was trying to access my google accounts but does not want to
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Locked phone google error [duplicate]

Im locked out of samsung illusion after too many pattern attempts. Despite resetting my google password it still says incorrect/invalid username or password. Any suggestions??
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how to unlock phone which gs no internate connection [duplicate]

How can I unlock my phone since it needs Google account sign in , while my phone has no internet connection neither wifi connection.
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Changed keyboard, now can't enter password

For some reason, I changed my keyboard to Greek, yet my password is in English. I am unable to enter the password to unlock the phone. I can't pair with Bluetooth without unlocking, and there is no ...
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my samsung knox is locked and i need help ASAP!!

I have a samsung galaxy s4 and i use knox. I suddenly forgot my pattern and after 10 times it got automatically locked. Now it asks me to contact my administrator to unlock. I need immediate help ...
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S3 screen broken, developer mode on, how to transfer data

My screen on my Galaxy S3 broke and I need to transfer an app that's on my phone to my computer. I have developer mode enabled on the phone and I want to be able to transfer the app without opening up ...
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Recover Data From Pattern-Locked Galaxy Nexus

A colleague's relative passed away and left behind a Galaxy Nexus phone. It is pattern-locked and we don't have the pattern nor his Google email account password (or access thereto). All my colleague ...
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Samsung Galaxy S4: Get files from broken & locked screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. I broke the screen a few days back and it was locked at the time. The phone is working because it can charge and I can hear the alarm and incoming calls and messages but I ...
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I can't access my old android device [duplicate]

I have Samsung Galaxy S1 and I don't use it for over a year. In the last time I used it, apparently I put pattern lock. I forgot it' and I can't access it with my Google account because it's my old ...
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Locked out of my Samsung Galaxy S Duos (forgot password) [duplicate]

I had set a security password on my Samsung Galaxy S Duos mobile and unfortunately forgot the unlock password. I tried hundred's of times to unlock my phone with many possible passwords but was ...
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How to unlock Google Device Manager remote lock?

I have a rooted Samsung S4 mini with the latest stable CyanogenMod installed (cm-10.2.1.3). I was playing with the Google Device Manager (https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager) and tried to ...
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I forgot my tablet PIN

I'm trying to log-in to my tablet, which I haven't been on in about 2 months. I can't remember my PIN. It's not giving me a chance to log-in with my Google account, so I don't know what to do.
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Samsung S2 locked due to many attempts - How can I recover photos [duplicate]

I have a Samsung S2 and it is locked, because of too many pattern attempts. It now asks for a username and password but I cannot remember the password. I have tried to reset password on the GMail web ...
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Using ADB with usb debugging disabled, and no root

I have an Android Device running Android 2.3.7 . The device is locked due to exceeding pattern attempts. So now Android is prompting me to enter my gmail id and password. The problem is, the WiFi is ...
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root android device without USB debugging

Is it possible to root a galaxy note 2 locked with a pattern screen lock? I am locked out of my phone . I thought if I can root the device then i would be able to remove screen lock through admin mode ...
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After rebooting motorola defy M525 no service network shows?

After several attempts of pattern my motorola defy mb525 has been blocked and asking for my goggle account and password but then when finished entering my account and password it will restart ...
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locked out with wifi off [duplicate]

I have an Aakash android tablet. The tablet was locked by too many patten attempts. Now I have to give my google account to log in. But the WiFi is not turned on in the tab. So I cannot log in with ...
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Unable to reset the lock screen password for xeria M

I forgot my lock screen password and have tried resetting it with Google device manager since my phone is connected to home WiFi .But when I try to give lock screen password it always says "Your new ...
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Recovery is not working on Huawei MediaPad 7 lite

A friend of mine owns this tablet and has entered the password incorrectly too many times and now the device is locked asking for a Google account. Unfortunately the Google account password is ...
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Locked out of Samsung Centura [duplicate]

I forgot the lock screen password for my Samsung Centura. I've tried logging in many times but it has never asked me for my Gmail info. How can I get my phone unlocked?
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Forgot PIN in Note 2 (Android 4.3)

I have changed my PIN of the screen lock on my Note 2 (recently upgraded to JellyBean 4.3). And unfortunately I forgot the pin. It was a long 9 digit pin. The forget pin option is not appearing ...
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Too many attempts displayed [duplicate]

My phone displays "too many attempts" and I'm not able to enter the user name and password. How can I unlock and use my phone without losing any data?
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SGH-S730M SAMSUNG DESCOVER

i have my sgh-s730m Android phone my problem is my screen is being locked it appears EMERGENCY CALL can you help me on how to solve this kind of problem?
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Clear or reset my lock screen password/PIN

I have a similar problem as the one described in this question, but that question doesn't solve my problem. Summarized here: I recently installed CyanogenMod 10 on my Galaxy Nexus. I enabled ...
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Locked out of my phone. How can I backup my sms? [duplicate]

I am locked out of my Samsung Galaxy y Duos Lite and I have forgotten my password. USB debugging is not turned on. Is there any way to backup my sms onto my pc??
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Locked out of my Galaxy mini due to “too many pattern attempts” [duplicate]

I have tried everything on the website and on many others, but nothing has worked for me. What should I do?
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Accessing phone data when locked out

I am using a BLU Quattro HD 5.7 phone, running ICS, and I have locked myself out due to my own stupidity. It doesn't have a wifi connection or a data connection at the moment because I do not have a ...
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Pin deleted but pin lock screen still comes up

I was fooling around with VPN on my non-rooted Galaxy Note II and created a PIN as required. When I was done I disabled VPN and disabled the PIN by entering my PIN again. Later on my screen locked and ...
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how can i get back in my phone

I was playing around with my phone lock app and put in a pin password I later turn back on my phone and realized I forgot my pin I have no idea what to do will i still be able to get back in my phone ...
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Unlock ASUS Transformer Tablet

My ASUS Transformer TF700 worked fine and I did not put in any unlock code to open it. One day the initial screen showed a keypad and invited me to put in the unlock code. I read you can ...
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How to erase all data on android tablet?

My cousin locked my tablet trying to figure out the passcode and locked me out! Im trying to erase all data. please help.
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Locked Nexus 7 - no forgotten password option

My girlfriend forgot her password on her Nexus 7 and can't remember it. It's written everywhere on the web that you can use the gmail login after 5 wrong passwords but it doesn't seem to work anymore! ...