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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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locked out of HTC M9, pattern passcode, usb debugging disabled. I DONT WISH TO LOSE MY DATA. What can I do?

A few days ago a friend of mine pulled a prank on me and locked me out of my phone. I own an HTC One M9 who is now locked with a pattern screen lock, which obviously I do not know. I have so much ...
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Locked out of Note 4, can't remember password, is saving data possible? I am with Verizon

I locked myself out of a Note 4 phone by forgetting the password, not a pattern. I am trying to not lose all of my data and apps. I am wondering if it is possible to recover from what is at the ...
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Hard reset Elephone Q

I purchased an Elephone Q for my daughter. It arrived with a pattern screen lock. I tried hard reset and when I got it to go into recovery mode, it only provides three options - none of which is "wipe ...
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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 ...
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Unlocking/initializing factory-resetted phone [no sim]

HTC Magic (T-Mobile myTouch) I have an old pre-paid phone which I want to give to my dad for running offline and Wi-Fi apps. I factory-reset it to quickly get rid of my old stuff and in the hope to ...
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Samsung S6 - “Unlock via Gmail” option not appearing when password incorrect

I have forgotten my lock screen password after my fingerprint reader failed. I don't have Samsung Find my Mobile. I enter my password repeatedly incorrect but only see the "wait 30 seconds" when ...
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My Sony Xperia E4g is locked by android device manager and I can't

How do I unlock my phone if I've forgotten the password
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I have moto G (2015) and forgot my pattern lock!

I have moto G (2015) and forgot my pattern lock I don't want to factory reset since I have lot of data in my phone memory. It runs on stock version lollipop and usb debugging is not enabled. I read ...
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xperia z5 broken screen locked need data

I had a sony xperia z5 compact for about 2 weeks until i smashed the screen. I have searched online to find some help to recover my photos and videos taken with the device. I didnt have any cloud set ...
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Locked Out of HTC One — Unknown Password

I have an htc one me, I put a privacy protection but I forgot the password. What can I do to unlock my phone? I have tried the different passwords that I thought I used it failed. I really need to ...
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Forgot Alternate Password. Won't let me use my fingerprint. Please Help

So here is my problem. I have a samsung galaxy s5. I normally use my fingerprint to get into my phone. I also entered an alternate password which I forgot. For some reason, my phone wouldn't let me ...
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Pattern-locked Samsung Galaxy with SuperSU and no internet

Some months ago, I rooted my Samsung Galaxy and installed SuperSU. Stupidly, I'd had believed that the only thing that happens when you enter the pattern wrong too many times is that you have to wait ...
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Why has my phone locked me out?

I would add photos of what it says but it won't let me. It's telling me that I have illegal content on my phone yet I don't to my knowledge, and I can leave the screen that it is locked on to check. ...
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Locked out of phone. Android device manager will not work

I have a Blu Life One from 2014 and recently was locked out. I've tried every number pin but nothing works. I don't want to factory reset, so would I be able to use fastboot to change or delete the ...
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How can I access my MOTO G3 if I forgot my mobile pattern? [duplicate]

I have forgot my screen lock pattern of my MOTO G3. What do I do now? How can I access my mobile now. If there is any solution, please let me know.
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Unlock screen lock on my Samsung Galaxy S5 - PIN code doesn't work

First I pressed the button on Google Settings that says remotely ring, lock & erase then I pressed the power button. After this my screen with locked (pin code) cones up. It doesn't open with my ...