Questions tagged [locked-out]

Use this tag for issues with your device having locked you out and won't let you in anymore. See the full tag wiki for details and some first-aid hints.

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Cannot connect to WiFi or access settings after data wipe

After the factory reset on OnePlus Nord, the screen says, Hello, then connecting to WiFi, and it states it cannot connect. I cannot access my settings. I cannot do anything with this phone as I cannot ...
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Cannot swipe to unlock due to broken screen

My Vortex tablet has a cracked screen and I'm not able to swipe up to open my home screen. How do I bypass that for a screen where I have to swipe up?
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Forgot PIN to unlock lock screen on Nokia C110

My relative put a PIN password on his Nokia C110. He forgot the password and cannot get into it. I have tried to factory reset the phone, holding volume up and power, holding volume down and power (...
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My samsung s21 locked and showing too many incorrect attempts...also phone in a flight mode how to resolve this issue pls help?

My samsung s21 locked and showing too many incorrect attempts...also phone in a flight mode how to resolve this issue pls help? Is factory reset is only last option ?
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Data recovery on locked out Infinix Hot 10 [duplicate]

I had forgotten my PIN on Infinix Hot 10. I am unable to get in without a backup. I got the phone new and didn't create a backup as a first-time Android user, which I had saved important notes in my ...
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Redmi Note 11 forgotten password

I have a Redmi Note 11 phone with a lock screen password set by someone who has now forgotten it. I have tried the steps it says on the phone by holding the power button along with the volume-up ...
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lg v20 locked by frp [duplicate]

I have an lg v20 android version 8 that's frp locked. It's been unused for a couple of years now and I decided to charge the battery and give it a go. It doesn't even have an sd card from at&t. I ...
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How to disable air plane mode on locked Samsung Galaxy A51?

I'm locked out of my Samsung Galaxy A51 - forgot the PIN password and can't get back in. The phone is stuck on flight mode. I'm trying to enter the phone without losing any data at all. Is there a way ...
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How to remove pattern lock In Samsung Phone without data loss?

I have a Samsung Galaxy M12 which I forgot the Pattern lock of it and This has some very important data in it. So, Now I have been running around Internet for the probable solution but nothing worked ...
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Unlock Samsung pattern lock using Family Link

How do I unlock my son's Samsung Galaxy S20 pattern lock using Family Link? I tried the hard reset option but couldn't get to factory reset. The phone keeps throwing the message to unlock the pattern. ...
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Know password, but can't type it

Xperia 5 II. No root. No bootloader is open. Debug mode is enabled, but ADB requires authorization. Situation: There was an error and my phone's theme has changed. I changed the theme back and ...
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Forgot lock pattern on Huawei P40 Pro, how to reset it without losing data?

I forgot my lock pattern in my Huawei P40 Pro. I have Huawei Cloud but my phone IS now in airplane mode. How can I reset my phone without losing data? Can I at least connect it to the internet with ...
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Screen lock password forgotten on Autel MaxiCheck MX808

I have an Android device as following: Manufacturer: Autel Model: MaxiCheck MX808 Automotive scanner tablet Firmware Version: 1.0 I forgot the screen lock password. I communicated with Autel Tech ...
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How can I unlock the lock screen of my RealMe 9 Pro Plus without formatting device, or retrieve just the storage?

I haven't been able to unlock my Realme 9 Pro Plus phone with the passwords that I remember. And I'm not sure what to do next. I have always found it a bugging issue when my Realme phone asks me to ...
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Forgot lock screen PIN on child phone with Family Link, can't figure out how to get into it or reset PIN

My child forgot her lock screen PIN and I use Family Link, but I can't figure out how to get into it or reset the PIN through the app. What are my options?
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Cannot verify Google account after factory resetting Huawei tablet [duplicate]

There is a tablet Huawei AGS-W09, which I have not used for a while. I have restored it to factory default. When it starts, it asks for the Google credentials that were used in it; this is probably an ...
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Use fingerprint to unlock the lock screen after booting Pixel 6

Background I am trying to unlock my Google Pixel 6. Due to an accident, I lost much of my memory and in turn, forgot the lock screen PIN code for my phone. I have, however, also activated fingerprint ...
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Bought a used Samsung Galaxy A03, cannot bypass FRP, cannot enable Developer Options [closed]

I bought a used Samsung Galaxy A03. I'm pretty tech savvy but I didn't know about FRP protections and making sure he was signed out of his Google account and all, until I factory reset it and got ...
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Huawei P30 Pro locked out with "Android System: User Data Locked" error

Just checking if anyone faced an issue with "Android System: User Data Locked" on Huawei P30 Pro. My Huawei P30 Pro got locked after a middle-of-the-night auto-update. I keyed in the usual ...
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Remove internal storage from locked phone to read data?

family of a close friend who died recently asked me (technically IT guy, but not even remotely my field of expertise) whether it is possible to retrieve data from the locked phone of him. I d'ont know ...
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Can I bypass the lock screen on my Samsung Galaxy S22 without factory reset?

My phone usually asks for my thumbprint, yesterday it wouldn't let me use it and asked for the pin. When I entered the pin it said incorrect. I tried so many times that the lock screen time out is now ...
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Locked out of phone with airplane mode left on

My son has locked himself out of his phone while on vacation with airplane mode on. Now we can not get back into his phone as its not connecting to internet to change the password from a computer. How ...
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Samsung Galaxy A10 asks for password after update to Android 11

After updating my Samsung Galaxy A10 to Android 11, I get the message "your password contains at least 4 characters, including at least one letter" so I can't unlock my phone's screen. I ...
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Resetting Samsung A13 without PIN & reset PIN

I have a Samsung A13 phone that has been used, but have no PIN code. The phone is turned on, but locked. To reset the phone I need to shut it down, but to shut it down I need the PIN. The battery is ...
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How to get into my child's Family Link phone after forgotten password?

I have my daughter's Pixel 1 set up with Family Link. It should be running Android 10 I believe. Recently I changed her screen lock password via my linked Parent Phone. I forgot to tell her and since ...
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Bypassing the lock screen PIN on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 without factory reset

My aunt suddenly passed away with no will as she was young. She has a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 that I'm trying to access for pictures off of it for her memorial service. I've tried at least 20 different 4-...
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Forgot PIN. Is there a way to reset PIN code with root and unlocked bootloader? OnePlus 7T

My phone is a OnePlus 7T with a root and unlocked bootloader. I was adding face unlocking and I've also set up a new PIN code. Everything was working great until the periodic prompt with the need to ...
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Recover user data (photos videos) from a Poco X3 Pro forgotten pattern

So, I decided yesterday to change my pattern to something more complicated for terms of privacy. For my bad, I had such an awful day yesterday and I honestly don't remember the whole pattern. My ...
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My android phone won't accept correct PIN/password after I tried to change my screen lock password

I have a Realme 8 phone as my primary device. It had a PIN and my fingerprint set up as the screen lock. Around a week ago at around 4 am, I decided to change my PIN as I keep changing screen locks ...
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My motorola 5g stylus updated and the keyboard for logging in is gone

My information is as follows. My keyboard is the default keyboard. I disabled gboard. The update was last night. I was not logged in when I clicked update, (it was a security update, I turned it on ...
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Forgot password for android device not able to reset it

I recently bought a new phone and forgot about the old one, and now I can't remember the password for the old device. I tried google findmyphone: didn't work hard reset: asking for the password ADB : ...
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I can't get boot screen on proscan tablet without visible volume keys

I watched tutorial on youtube however it didn't cover this model proscan PLT1074 that has no volume rockers. It does not turn on as the video. It will turn on when only the power is held down. Once ...
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Is my Xperia Z3 hopelessly locked or there's still second chance? (Forgot pattern, USB debugging on but not OEM unlock so can't flash)

So basically I have a Stock Sony Xperia Z3 Docomo variant (if I recall correctly it was D6653) that I used all the way from 2017, until I had to store it on my desk cabinet for two years because the ...
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Can I unlock my Samsung Tablet without Internet, or can I access internet while locked out?

I've locked myself out of my tablet. I haven't used it since high school, and forgot the password! It's a Samsung Tab E from 2015 I was able to find all the features for Find My Mobile, since I have a ...
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Retrieve data from locked android

I have my old phone (Huawei P9 Lite - according to the Internet it's Android 8.0 Oreo), but I don't remember the PIN code. I need to download data (photos) from this phone. As far as I know, Android ...
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Is there a way to enable Android debugging by PC?

I'm trying to turn on debugging on my Samsung Galaxy J5 so I can use adb shell rm /data/system/gesture/.key and unlock my phone screen so I don't have to reset it and lose all its data (but it's ...
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Is it possible to bypass the lockscreen using adb without a factory reset?

I found my old htc desire (O2 network) lying in a drawer and decided to boot it up to see what's on it. I seem to have forgotten the lock pattern (at least it doesn't recognise the one's I remember). ...
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LG Secure Start-Up On Boot

I encounter this once. My phone was dead batt and I didn't do anything or remember anything that I deleted something in the settings before this happened. All I know is that I slept and my phone's ...
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Will my old device reconnect with my account if I change my account password back?

Background: The device in question is an LG Stylo 3 (LS777) which I think is running Nougat. USB debugging is on and it shows up "unauthorized.: I dropped it and broke the screen a couple years ...
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Redmi Note 8 locked, need help with unlocking/backup

I need help regarding a Redmi Note 8 that no longer accepts the correct pattern and is locked. I'm looking for a solution that would allow me to either unlock my phone without data loss, or make a ...
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Found my child's LG phone but can't remember unlock pattern

Found my child's LG phone which was lost months ago. Can not remember pattern to unlock. What do I do?
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Gatekeeper timeout. TWRP vs Lockscreen

I have a locked phone (forgotten PIN). Currently, it seems, brute forcing PINs is the only option. Due to many incorrect attempts, the gatekeeper timeout or cooldown period is stuck at 480 seconds now....
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Is there a way to root a locked Motorola phone?

Someone gave me their locked phone and I want to install a custom rom on it but it's not rooted and developer options aren't enabled. The phone model is Motorola Moto G6 Play.
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Locked out of S-Color K60 Android

I recently purchased an Android phone that i sent to my mom. But my little brother put some gesture password and forgot it! My mother dont know the gesture, kid is unable to recall and starts weeping ...
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How to find google account of locked phone we found to return it to owner

We found a phone in the park and would like to return it to the owner. Samsung Galaxy S10 Battery was dead Charged the phone, its locked by pin code, not registering on network Took off SIM card and ...
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Trying to unlock & access a password locked Android cell phone that has screen damage on a small section so I can't input the last # of password

I've tried going around the password with some of those programs they have advertised, where they claim it will eliminate the password requirement and get you right into your Android device. What I ...
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Determine Android version on a device that is stuck on lock screen and with FRP

On my Motorola Moto E6 (XT2005-5) that is locked with a PIN I don't have and also with FRP, does "surfna9" mean it is Android 9? If not, where do I look without the PIN to know what version ...
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Newly set PIN doesn't unlock the screen

TL;DR There was no screen lock. I tried setting 1234 as a PIN. Now the screen is locked, asking for a 4-digit PIN. 1234 won't unlock it. But it's the right PIN since trying any other PIN multiple ...
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Android patttern lock reset

Awesome people! I need help! My wife's old Xperia z1 has a broken digitizer, the phone is pattern locked without showing the path. Of course, no one can remember the pattern, USB debugging is not ...
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ADB Device Unauthorized - Locked out Samsung S9 - USB Debugging is On, but locked out of the verification pop-up

I locked myself out of my Samsung Galaxy S9. I genuinely just forgot my gesture swipe lock, and my phone must have restarted overnight, so I couldn't use my fingerprint. USB Debugging is On I have ...
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