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ZTE N9130 Speed

How can I get my ZTE Speed out of FTM mode if I can't take my battery out? I have tried restarting the phone but the screen will not come on and the red light is staying on.
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I need help with my MID Android 4 tablet [duplicate]

I have a MID Android 4 Tablet. I had not used it in a long time and forgot my pattern to unlock the screen. Now it wants me to open the screen by entering my google user ID and password This ...
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Unlocking Privacy Password on Intex Aqua Y2 Pro?

Once I had put a password on device manager and got locked remotely to track my phone and by chance once the phone switched off due to low battery.AFTER CHARGING I SWITCHED ON IT ASKED privacy ...
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Forgotten password: How do I disable the screenlock in Sony Xperia Z2?

I have a Sony Xperia Z2 upgraded to Lollipop 5.0 and I forgot my pattern lock. There is no "forgot password" or anything. How can I remove the code or fix it? If there is no solution to my problem, ...
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Forgot Oneplus One pin. How to enable usb debugging?

I forgot my oneplus one pin. I have tried using google device manager and have tried putting in my pin (150+ times) to be prompted for my google account. I was thinking if it would be possible for me ...
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Blu Dash JR K locked-out; “Yes” confirmation option to reset is not present in recovery mode

I have my sister's Blu Dash JR K at the moment. She forgot her lock screen pattern, and there is not an option to recover via Gmail. Phone comes with stock recovery. when I go there and try to apply ...
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How to backup media without logging into the phone?

The screen of my phone is not responding. I tried to restart the phone but this didn't correct the problem. Now, I can't access it, and log in to my phone, so I probably need to take the phone to the ...
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No Keyboard on Android Device Manager lock screen in Cubot X9 running Kitkat

I have locked myself out (forgot numeric PIN) of my Cubot X9 running Android 4.4 (probably, I am not 100% sure, but as it seems there is no vendor update on Lollipop available, and I definitively ...
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How to unlock Samsung Galaxy E5 without losing data [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy E5 and I forgot my PIN. How can I unlock it without formatting? I have to reset but don't wanna lose my data.
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how to unlock my phone which is locked by Android device manager? [duplicate]

My phone is locked by Android device manager and i dont remember my password.How can I unlock it without erasing the phone.
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Locked phone with Android Device Manager and can't remember the password

I lost my phone and used Android Device Manager to lock it. However, it turns out my boyfriend was last logged into my Gmail, so his phone is the one that was locked and now I can't remember the ...
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Lockscreen automatically relocks after unlock

The Problem: Sometimes, after a successful screen unlock, the device immediately relocks. Specifications: Nexus 9, CyanogenMod 12-12.1, Android 5.0.1-5.1.1, pattern lock and Smart Lock > FaceUnlock ...
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Applied Pin Lock screen to Galaxy S6 Edge, forgot password, need to get photos from phone

I have tried using Google android device manager and end up with "Since Google has verified that a screen lock is already set, the password you entered won't be needed." Samsung's find my mobile ...
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How to unlock my HTC desire 816 w after too many pattern attempts?

I got my phone locked after too many pattern attempts. Now it is asking me to enter my Gmail credentials. I tried that too but nothing is happening. I have active data service but it is not enabled ...
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pattern forgot no wifi [duplicate]

I made a new pattern lock at my device. However, I forgot my pattern lock. When I tried the "forgot pattern" procedure, it ask me to sign in to my google mail account. But, when I'm sign in using ...
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How do i get on my tablet again, i locked it with Android Device Manager [duplicate]

Im on my android TABLET and the google Device Manager has locked me out of it and ive also tried many methods please help me :( its so frustrating and i cant do the emergency call thingy because it is ...
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I forgot my phone pattern and need to reset it or at least retrieve data from it. how can i do this?

I forgot my phone pattern. Unfortunately, in the lollipop update as there is no forgot password option, I do not seem to get any other solutions. I am unable to change the lock password using ...
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How to exit Toddler Lock without touchscreen

My touch screen broke while Toddler Lock was enabled. Is there a way to disable it without touching the four corners? My device is rooted and developer options are enabled. So I can access it via ...
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Forgot Android Password

I've tried waiting for the reset via google account to show up, but it didn't. I've tried to use Android Device Manager, but when I try to reset the password, it says "Since Google has verified that a ...
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My lg motion is locked and the power button is broken

I forgot my lock pin and my power button is broken. How can I hard reset it .
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How to reset password on Android 4.4 without hard reset?

My son has forgot his text password on Dell Venue 7 (rooted). I still can access my account (secondary account on a device). Tablet has Android device management installed, but "Lock" option on web ...
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No option to recover password in Lenovo Tab S8 (S8-50)

So I locked myself out of my tab and I can only open it by entering the password (which I forgot). There is no forgot password option where you can enter your google account to get pass the lock ...
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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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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 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 ...