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my Galaxy tab 2 is locked due to wrong password and gmail id & password also not remembered how can I open thetab

my Galaxy tab 2 is locked due to wrong password and even my gmail id & password also not remembered. now how can I open the tab.
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Forgot screen lock PIN on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Logged in to device manager using gmail account. Over internet locked the phone and reset the password. Received the message on the phone that it is locked using android device manager. But when I try ...
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Android Kitkat 4.4 no volume button

I forgot my password on the Android Kitkat 4.4 tablet how do I unlock the device? There is no volume button, only power and home button.
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Genymotion pattern forgotten

I am using genymotion to emulate Google Nexus 9.It so happens that I was not using this virtual machine for about a month so I have forgotten its pattern(yes it was protected by pattern lock). Now I ...
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Locked out wont verrify google account

after trying and failing to root my Android A846L (running 4.4.4) it reset itself and asks me to sign in with the google account it was previously synced with. But no matter how many times I enter the ...
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lg aka not entring recovery mode

my lg aka is locked and I cant remember the password so I'm trying to hard reset it but I cant seem to get it to enter recovery mode, I've tryed every method out there but its not working. any idea ...
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How to unlock phone using android account manager, when you forget password? [duplicate]

I lost my galaxy S 5 and placed a lock on it through android device manager. then the next day it was recovered, but i forgot what password i used, how do i get phone unlocked?
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Android device mgr locked my samsung galaxy tab7 and my google password wont open it [closed]

Google device mfr locked my tablet and I don't know how to unlock it how to turn off device mgr .. . .......
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How to backup contacts when my touchscreen is cracked?

My touchscreen on my Samsung Galaxy screen is cracked. I am unable to use the screen. It has a pattern lock. When I use Kies 3 it says that my phone is locked. How do I unlock it with the pattern ...
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samsung i9300 galaxy s3 corrupted

my samsung mobile fell down and restarted. i noticed my screen wall paper getting changed. so i checked my about phone. it showed 4.1.1 android(previously it was 4.4) i immediately checked my ...
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accidently locked friends cell phone remotely through google

I lost my Samsung galaxy s4 android phone. I was concerned about my info. security so I tried to remotely lock my phone, and another phone that I wasn't sure of. This turned out to be a friends phone ...
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I locked my android Xiaomi Note 4g with google account

I locked my android Xiaomi Note 4 g with Google account " Find your phone option". I had set a password, when I re-enter the same password on Mobile it says wrong password and just locks my mobile, ...
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Device Protection locked me out

I just ordered a new HTC One M9, which arrived today. The ones I previously ordered came preinstalled with Android 5.0, so I just created a new Google Account (tmp<random_number_of_random_numbers&...
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Can't unlock Kyocera Brigadier locked with Device Manager

I was testing Device Manager and locked my phone, but never entered a password in the set-up screen for DM. Can't unlock phone now. Tried using the "Forgot Password" function, but phone won't accept ...
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Locked out of Xgody X100 password unknown

OK, I traded for a Xgody X100 Android phone. It's sim unlocked, but password locked, so I can't get past the unlock keypad. The guy I traded with is long gone so no help there. I have tried all the ...
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Locked Galaxy Note 4

I had an incident and a friend changed my screen lock passcode on my Note 4 and also my google password. How can I get into my phone without doing a factory reset?
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Pattern Lock removal via Android Device Manager not working (NOW FIXED)

The black screen saying "Locked by Android Device Manager" is visible, but there is no input space for a password. I was unable to correctly enter my pattern (which I put right after installing ...
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how to enable usb debugging when locked out of phone

My fiance recently died and Im trying to get the photos that were saved on his phone without having to do a factory reset. He has a galaxy note 4 model sm-n910v. Ive figured out how to bypass his ...
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Qmobile Forgotten Unlock Pattern [duplicate]

I've forgotten the unlock pattern for my Qmobile i7i and it does not provide me with the option to enter my email, backup pin, etc. Factory restore is not an option as there is important data on the ...
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FORGET LOCK SCREEN PATTERN - ANDROID LOLLIPOP

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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How to reset my LG Rumor Reflex if I forgot security pin

How do I hard reset my LG Rumor Reflex? I forgot my security PIN, please give me steps to fix it.
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Forgot Screen Lock Password ( N750 )

Last night I changed screen lock password and now I am stuck as I forgot the password. I have tried following solutions that I found on Google: Android lock screen can be bypassed by overloading ...
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Key combo for factory reset won't work lg g2

Currently I am locked out since I guessed the password incorrectly too many time. I can't use my gmail account to get in since I can't remember my account password and can't recover the password since ...
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Forgot code to access phone. Any way to recover pictures on it?

A little while back, I passed on my Samsung Galaxy S6 to my mom. She used the fingerprint scanner to get into the device. Today, her battery died for the first time and because you can't use her ...
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how to select wipe data/factory reset in iball andi 4p class x V-8 in recovery mode

i also have this problem in my android phone iBall Andi 4P class-X my android version is 4.4.2 kitkat. I successfully get into recovery made there i can move the highlight with the help of volume keys ...
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How to toggle USB debugging on?

My phone says failed to validate boot image. I need to flash it with stock or custom rom but my usb debugging is off. How to toggle it on from outside coz my phone is dead now , it goes nowhere from ...
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Samaung S7 locked out

My new s7 has been locked and it doesnt let me use my fingerprint aince it restarted. i have tried to use android device manager to lock the phone. it sends instruction to the phone and when I enter ...
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Galaxy Stylo encrpted forgot password

I encrypted my device then I changed the password. The encryption password changed too, but I can't remember to what, I thought I changed the password back to what it was. I tried default_password ...
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I have locked myself out of my Samsung Galaxy S5

How can I get my Samsung Galaxy S5 unlocked without having to do a factory reset? The phone is asking me to enter a back up pin number, but I don't know what that is. I have tried EVERY password ...
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Android 6.0 update - System UI not working

I updated my Z5 to Marshmallow 6.0 yesterday. Worst mistake of my life. It locked out my phone and wiped some SD photos (so I couldn't get past the keylock screen - on entering the correct code, it ...
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Locked phone-google account info not working to unlock-can't use device manager

My Samsung Galaxy is locked due to me letting my grandbabies draw incorrect pattern too many times. Screen on phone says"to unlock, sign in with your Google account". I have tried this. Phone ...
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Locked out of my phone as the touchscreen isn't working

I have a LG Optimus G. Some parts of the touchscreen doesn't function. I wish to retrieve the media content from my phone. Nothing more. So, hard reset is not an option. I can't use a mouse over OTG ...
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How do I unlock my device after locking it with Device Manager?

I locked my phone using Device Manager because I lost it. It was returned to me, so now how do I unlock it?
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Why I need swipe screen before enter pattern?

I use Android 6.0.1 (Samsung S7). Phone locked by pattern. But to unlock it I need swipe screen first, and enter pattern code after that. I don't have this problem(features) on s4 Android 5.0.1. How ...
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Phone asking for text-box password when use pattern after encrypting

I just encrypted my Moto e 2nd generation LTE running cyanogen mod 12.1, I rebooted to test it and it was just fine but now it is asking me for a text password which I don't understand! Please can ...
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Phone is locked and Volume Keys don't work

I have HTC Wildfire s, It is locked and asks for google account because of many pattern tries however I have seen that there are two methods to reset it, one is by settings and other is by volume ...
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Unlocking the screen of Nexus 4 from pc

I am trying to unlock myphone through pc as the screen is broken and does not work. For now only power and volume buttons work. I tried looking around and found about ADK but whenever I tried to run ...
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Bypass lockscreen on lg vs985 without android device manager?

Im going to bullet point this question because I see it in front of me and I'm confused on exactly how to explain this but Ill try.. 2 nights ago I set a lock screen password. It was simple password ...
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How can I unlock patterns on my Huawei Ipad

I need your help. My son locked my Huawei Ipad and he doesn't know what patterns he used and I can't log in on my Ipad, I tried everything, if there is anyone who knows, please help.
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PIN forgotten.no option of “forgot password”

Using oneplus one (not rooted). PIN forgotten. no option of "forgot password". Android device manager doesn't locate my device. cellular data is on. doesn't connect to the wifi automatically. din't ...
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Where has the forgotten password button gone?

My device is running Android 5.0 Lollipop or above and I have forgotten my lock screen password. After trying multiple times without luck, I do not see an option to reset my password using my Google ...
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Is it possible to pull data in ADB sideload mode

My phone is locked, as explained here. Since I can't find the password, I want to backup my data before a reset. I've just installed Android Studio and Samsung USB driver. Boot my phone on "apply ...
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Galaxy S5 mini - Locked and I don't know the alternate password

For some reason my Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800) is locked and asking for the alternate password instead of my fingerprint. I already restarted it, took of the battery, but it always goes to the same ...
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Lockscreen is missing, can I reinstall the lockscreen somehow?

On boot my mobile phone goes to the lockscreen background but doesn't show the unlock symbol. I've tried dragging the button blind but it's not just that it's not visible, it's not there. Neither ...
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Locked out of Galaxy S Duos - Failed lock pattern

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 which is now locked with too many failed pattern attempts. I don't remember the pin for it. I've changed my password for Google account from laptop and I wanted ...
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Locked out of Tablet

I have been locked out of my tablet by someone who is asking for money to unlock it. I was given 3 days to do this. I know it is a scam. How do I unlock my tablet?
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How to remove GoPago software on Droid Xyboard? Otherwise can't use it

So someone asked me to help get this old DROID XYBOARD tablet working that it preinstalled with GoPago. In order to access the main tablet homescreen, you have to login to gopago live which is not ...
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How to unlock samsung tab with the fingerprint scanner not working

I have a samsung tab 2 and suddenly the fingerprint scanner stopped working and I'm not able to unlock my device. Now my device asking for backup password. Which as you all guess I do not remember. ...
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Locked out of Mikona tablet, How to restore firmware

I have a Mikona MHTMID B1005DC-B 10.1 Android tablet. How do I hard reset this tablet? It has no volume buttons and is stuck on my password when booted up. Can I install an OS on SDcard and install ...
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Disable Android lock-out (un)feature

Unfortunately, someone thought is was funny to mash my lock screen buttons (phone fell out of my pocket while sitting on the floor), which required me to sign in via my Google account. Now normally ...