How can I unlock the screen lock in Android Lollipop without losing data?

I have forgotten the pattern.

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method 1Try using adb pull with the android SDK In recovery mode.

method 2If you have a phone without an SD card wiping data will only remove the apps otherwise the data will be fine. This works even in some phones without SD card.

method 3 easiestAfter several tries it will give you option of forgot password. Which will ask you Google account details. Fill it and you are good to go.

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  • How do method 1, or method 2, unlock the phone? – Ryan Conrad Apr 7 '15 at 17:44

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