So the screen actually appears saying "Locked by Android Device Manager" but I have absolutely no prompt to type or a keyboard or anything. Hitting the home button just brings the pattern back up. I would much prefer not having to factory reset this phone. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.


What os version is your phone? If it's kitkat, it should have a Forgot pattern below it if you don't draw the correct one.


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You just have to remove "gesture.key" file from your system and then reboot mobile and then any pattern you draw will unlock the mobile.

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