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 use my phone to contact my friends but I can't access it because of the privacy protection password.

Please help me to remove it.

My brothers tried to unlock it but failed and I am scared of taking it to the service centre, due to concerns about the quality of service.

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    Welcome to the Android Enthusiasts! Please take a look at our locked-out tag-wiki, which holds some first-aid and links to useful information on this topic. – Izzy Dec 19 '15 at 13:16

If you can't remember your password , there is only one way to fix this but it will wipe all your data...

Follow this steps to fix this:

Turn off your device

  1. Press and hold the VOLUME DOWN button, and then press and hold the POWER button.

  2. Wait for the screen with the three Android images to appear, and then release the POWER and VOLUME DOWN buttons.

  3. Press VOLUME DOWN to select FACTORY RESET, and then press the POWER button.

The boot may take some minutes


If you have enabled the Android Device Manager, this is a simple fix. Open up the device manager from a desktop computer and set a temporary password on the phone. You can use that temporary password to get past the lock screen. Otherwise, you will need to factory reset the phone.

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