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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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accessing google account

Verizon thinks google locked my Samsung j3 eclipes phone because it thinks it's stolen. I have successfully changed password by phone doesn't respond it sends me back to sign in e-mail address page ...
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How can I find/bypass original google acct. tablet was synced with? [duplicate]

I was given a tablet, but I can't set up after factory reset. I do not have original google acct info, previous owner does not remember it. Is there any way to get by it so I can use my own account ...
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How to reset pattern lock on SM-T580?

I have a SM-T580 with a pattern lock In order to turn off the tablet it asks for the password again so I can’t do a hard reset to it. Is there a way to bypass this?
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Forgotten passcode Samsung galaxy tab a

Hi my son has forgotten his pattern for his tablet. It is not giving me the option to unlock with Google and I can't turn it off without the pattern to do a hard reset. Any more ideas please ?
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I forgot the password to my Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung galaxy tab A6 but but I can’t remember the password, turn it off to get to the help screen, or reset it what can I do? I know that this is a basic question but I can’t get any actual ...
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Forgot password on Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 - how to reset?

I've lost my password on my almost new Samsung Galaxy S4. Now I can't unlock the tablet, and I can't shut it down since all these actions require the password. The only thing I can do is restarting it....
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Sony F5121: Forgot Device Encryption Passwort, locked bootloader

I forget the device encryption password for my F5121 (locked bootloader). Is there any way to hard-reset the device, so I can use it again (I don't care about the data on it)? I already tried some ...
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How to remove pattern lock wihout wiping out data?

I have Samsung J7 Nxt and I forgot the pattern lock .Icing on the cake,I have locked my phone with findmydevice app too. Is there any method to bypass the pattern lock?
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How to unlock Samsung Galaxy J3 Orbit 2018? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy J3 that I bought from a friend. I was told it was ready to go but when I tried to set it up it is frp locked. She can't remember her Google password for this account. I have it ...
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FRP and OEM locks bricked my Samsung phone after root

I recently flashed my SM-J701F (Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt, Android 8.1) with TWRP and Magisk. Both OEM and RFP locks somehow turned themselves on when I tried to reboot, effectively bricking it by ...
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Locking the Android UI

I'm running Android Nougat. I would like to know whether there is a way to lock the device while watching a YouTube video or doing some other critical operation so that you don't accidentally kick ...
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Is there a way to remotely sync data on a locked Android device with Google Account?

Is there a way to remotely sync data on a locked Android device with the Gmail account in which the device is signed into? Thanks in advance for your help.
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Why does Android Device Manager not changes my password?

I have an Android phone with password, but I don't remember it. I have access to the phone through Android Device Manager. I tried to change the password with it, but when I set the new password, ...
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Can't unlock screen after changing password

So one night i was using my Galaxy Tab A and realized that someone had taken my screen lock off, so every time I had opened my screen cover it would just automatically unlock my screen. So I decided ...
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How to fix lock screen stuck at “Tap to speak” when entering password?

I can’t access my phone. When I try to enter my password to unlock my phone it displays "Tap to speak" with microphone and the word "Google". There is also sign of setting and "X" but they are not ...
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How do i reinstall the system keyboard?

I recently rooted my OnePlus 3 (Android Oreo) and began removing system apps i deemed useless. At one point i removed the gboard application since i prefer using Swiftkey. At the point of removal ...
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How to unlock my device after blocking with “Find my device”?

I lost my phone in a taxi and blocked it using Find My Device. I managed to get it back but now it has a button to call my home and a lock icon, but won't unlock.
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How to regain access to phone when unable to use password and fingerprint?

I use a Samsung S5 (Globe LTE) which has a fingerprint security system, but I forgot the password, and I can't use the fingerprint anymore. What should I use? Should I do factory reset or hard reset? ...
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Forgot Pattern and now cannot Erase Remotely

So I ended up forgetting my pattern lock. (I'm sure I remembered it yet no luck. Maybe too many attempts and no info from google) I went to Android Device Manager and tried the lock function to set ...
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Pattern unlock not working after OS upgrade to android 6.0.1 Sansung J7

I upgraded my Samsung Galaxy J7 device from system update menu. It was working fine after the upgrade but it is not accepting my pattern after the restart. I don't remember the PIN also. I have ...
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Android owner locked: Can't update phone

i am samsung galaxy tab E user. I don't have custom recovery system in my device. The owner of tablet is locked and I forgot the password. I know the google account signed in owners it's mine but ...
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After moving gatekeeper.pattern.key to unlock, Settings>Security keeps crashing

Context: I forgot my unlock pattern, so I used TWRP and ADB to move gatekeeper.password.key and gatekeeper.pattern.key to /sdcard, so now I am able to use my phone again :-) Problem: I want to set a ...
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I can't remember my passcode!

This seems like a generic question, but I can't find answers anywhere! I have my older Galaxy S7 which I'm trying to retrieve photos and texts from. Unfortunately, when it rebooted, it asked for a ...
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Fondi 4.4 Wifi Tablet - Pattern locked and can't remember the gmail log in and password

My Wifi tablet Fondi 4.4 is locked with a pattern and I can't remember the gmail account settings for this tablet or the password how do I retrieve this? The tablet was locked in July 2017 and I have ...
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can I still be able to reset my phone and i don't know my password and the fingerprint is broken?

I cant open my Oppo F3 because I forget my password and my fingerprint sensor is broken. I cant open the USB Debugging on my phone am I still able to unlock my phone again?
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before I factory reset my galany j3

my daughter has locked herself out of her phone. so before I factory reset her galaxy j3 luna. she's is hoping there's a way I could hook up the phone to a cpu and save her pics & other files?
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Screen black during phone call and it won't come back during call

I have an Xperia XZs with Android 8. Lately I'm having problems while calling. When I start a call, the screen goes black immediately, and won't come back anymore during the call. The result is that ...
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Is there a way to bypass the PIN on Galaxy Tab a without deleting anything on it?

I've had a Galaxy Tab a for about a year now, and I recently went out of town. When I came home and entered the security PIN, it wasn't working and then I realized that I changed it. I tried entering ...
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Can't unlock pattern on a MediaPad 7Lite!

My son has a MediaPad 7lite and he has forgotten the pattern to unlock his device. The device is linked to his Google account. When we tried to ask for help via the Google account, we discovered that ...
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Can't retrieve contacts from a locked HTC 300

So... here's the story. My father had his HTC Desire 300 for ages and he stored all of his contacts on the phone, not on the SIM card. One day, my unreasonably curious mother wanted to unlock it and ...
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How to reset allwinner kitkat 4.4

I have forgotten the lock code for my kitkat 4.4. Is there a way to hard reset it back to factory? I only have a power button and a volume button. Can someone please help me?
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How to unlock glitching fingerprint service forcing me wait for 30 minutes?

Samsung Galaxy S7 fingerpring is glitching: if my finger is wet or dusty, it is trying to detect this case and provide special processing for it. Unfortunately, it can't detect this well and this ...
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Are these adb commands safe?

my phone gone locked after hard factory reset, waited for 3 days but still can't login. I've found a solution on internet that works, i need to use adb and use following commands on my phone: adb ...
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How to remove pattern lock without data loss?

I have intex aqua super mobile with android 5.1 os. I aslo try google recovery find my device method but that not working. How to recover pattern lock without data loss? Device is not rooted. ...
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Forgot pattern lock on Samsung Galaxy J3 but want to keep the data

I had my Samsung Galaxy J3 set a pattern by accident and have no idea what it is. It's been 3 days and still haven't discovered any answers and am feeling hopeless. If I do a factory reset, all my ...
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Xperia Z5 compact recovery mode

My son has forgotten his password to his phone and USB debugging mode was never enabled. I'm trying to wipe all the system but I haven't been able to enter recovery mode , I tried holding down power ...
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Factory Reset an Android 7 Nexus 5x Phone with No Root or Unlocked bootloader

I just purchased a nexus 5x on ebay and there is a PIN on the phone and I need to factory reset this. I am able to get to the black screen mode on bootup using volume down and power button. Fastboot ...
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Locked phone connected to the net with blocked SIM

I got my phone stollen today. I contacted my phone company and blocked the SIM card. I tested it by trying to call the phone and was denied. However, using Whatsapp and K9 (with gmail), I could see ...
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Android 4.1 Locked Out

I am messing with an old Android my Little Sister had before she switched to the “darkside” (iPhone). It has a 4 pin lockscreen (Not 3rd party) and my sister forgot the pin. I removed it from device ...
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Unlock android phone from PC

I need to move some data from my HTC one m8 to a Samsung Galaxy S8. The only problem is that the HTC's touch screen does not work so I cannot unlock it (it's locked with a PIN). I don't have a ...
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I can't factory reset my device

I forgot my password and accidentally typed to many wrong passwords. I finally remembered it and manually changed it. But now it says that I need to reset the paasword via an email that I will get: ...
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“Samsung keyboard keeps stopping” error message. After reboot no keyboard is accessible and I cannot unlock the device

The device is a Samsung Note 5 recently updated from Sprint running the Swype keyboard. The error message "Samsung keyboard keeps stopping" is appearing over and over after trying to send an emoji in ...
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Forgot pattern for my old tablet; no recovery mode available, ADB key not verified (new computer)

I have a 2013 Nexus 7. This nexus 7 is rooted and has an unlocked bootloader but however has no recovery option. (When the device was rooted for some reason it removed the recovery and now has no ...
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how to recuperate data from Nexus 5 with broken screen and USB debugging off?

So I was exercising hard and my phone fell ackwardly from the elliptic, the phone died, when I picked it up, my screen was full of lines. The glass does not seem broken but what is under the glass ...
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Cant unlock phone after using Google's Find my Device

I forgot my phone's pattern lock, when I used Google's Find my Device, it just locks my phone and I don't know what to do. How can I get back in to my phone?
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How to bypass lockscreen Android Marshmallow?

After Updating to Marshmallow my PIN is no longer being accepted, USB Debugging is disabled, no root, bootloader is locked, what can I do? Is there anyway to get the data off the device, aside from ...
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Broken screen Galaxy s5, cannot unlock pattern

My s5 has a screen damaged such that it displays properly, but does not respond to touch. How do I release the pattern lock to transfer my data to something else?
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How can I bypass the pattern lock screen of a Samsung Edge S7?

Summary My cousin passed away last week and my aunt is asking me to unlock his Samsung Edge S7. He had the fingerprint scanner enabled but his phone hasn't been unlocked for more than 24 hours so it ...
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I have a NEXUS 4 device, I am not able to unlock because some digits are not responding. Is there a way to remotely change password?

I have a NEXUS 4 device, I am not able to unlock because some digits are not responding because of touch screen issue. Is there a way to remotely change password? I can pick a new password where the ...
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Huawei 5c - locked out wanting PIN1

First time here - bear with me. I have a rooted Huawei 5c that I'm locked out of. It requires 'SIM1 - PIN1' which AFSAK I never created. Normally one gets three attempts and then you have to input ...