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For some reason, I changed my keyboard to Greek, yet my password is in English. I am unable to enter the password to unlock the phone. I can't pair with Bluetooth without unlocking, and there is no option to change the language of the keyboard. Any help is greatly appreciated.

  • Did you change the built-in keyboard's language, or did you install, activate, and switch to a 3rd-party keyboard? Also, it would help to know which Android OS version you have installed, and if the device is rooted. – Chahk Jul 1 '14 at 17:34
  • The device is not rooted. It is the default keyboard's language that I changed, so it stays there in safe mode, its on 4.4 KitKat and it's a Sony xperia z. – JoelSolo Jul 1 '14 at 17:58
  • Does it not allow you to enter your gmail password after a few failed attempts? But i assume you are unable to type that either? – user61232 Jul 1 '14 at 23:19
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Use android device manager to get past your password, then you will be able to access menus and change the language.

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You can Hack the screenlock password by typing this from terminal:

$ adb shell
$ rm /data/system/gesture.key
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    But I'm not in USB Debugging mode. – JoelSolo Jul 2 '14 at 5:01

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