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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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I have a Galaxy s4, I changed my pin passcode and used ADMbut it stil won't work

I recently changed my pin passcode on my phone, locked it, then tried the code and it unlocked it, so I relocked it. Ten minutes later I tried to unlock it ms it said the passcode was incorrect. I ...
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Cant unlock tablet, please help

I broke my tablet screen and now i cant get into it because part of the screen wont work it rotated so now the pin part is on the side that doesn't work what can i do to get onto it.
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Not Rooted Huawei Device, Android 4.4.4, Locked Out. USB debugging not enabled

Thanks for your time. I have a huawei phone which isn't rooted and USB debugging isn't enabled. Furthermore, I am locked out. Please suggest any remedy. I have searched out the whole internet but ...
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Unlock android phone with forgotten password and attached gmail account details too

Unfortunately My android phone Sony Xperia Go with got locked. I gave this to a friend for use and he gave this to his friend. Now the problem is no one have any idea which gmail account is linked to ...
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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 can I enter an English unlock password when the keyboard is Arabic?

How can I unlock my tablet that my password is in English and the keyboard is in Arabic?
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Samsung tablet unlock system question?

I have a Samsung tablet but I’ve forgotten the password how do I unlock it?
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Locked out of my Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0

I have been locked out of my Galaxy Player. When I clicked on "forgot password" it told me to log in to my Google Play account. I forgot my password to it too. I need help to figure out how to change ...
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How to reset a Nikon COOLPIX S800c camera?

I have a Nikon S800c. I forgot my unlock pattern and now the camera asks for my Google account. I'm facing two problems: I can not set up Wi-Fi since the device is blocked. Being a camera, it has no ...
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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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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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Forgot lock pattern in One plus one phone

My girlfriend set a pattern lock for One plus one phone and she cannot remember the pattern now. I have a very sensitive data and also many valued pics. kindly help me recover the data or remove the ...
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How do I unlock my voyager rca tablet

My daughter set up her new tablet. Now it will not unlock. It keeps asking for a password. She stated that she never was asked to have a password. How do we unlock it and get the current unknown ...
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Samsung Note 4 - Network Locked - But which carrier?

I bought one Galaxy Note 4 on Amazon. I used it in Europe with no problems. Few months are passed and now I moved to China for a while. Well, I can't use my phone here because it is Network Locked (...
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Forgot Oneplus One pin. How to enable usb debugging?

I forgot my oneplus one pin. I have tried using google device manager and have tried putting in my pin (150+ times) to be prompted for my google account. I was thinking if it would be possible for me ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (forgot password) Disable the lock screen

I have had my Samsung Tab for over a year and my mom put a password on it and she forgot what the password was. Is there anyway I can access it without losing any of my games or files, or will I have ...
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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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Phone is locked and already at 60 min

I have a finger print lock and the backup is a password. I forgot the password for backup and there no way of getting on my phone. When i use fingerprint it ask for password when nothing is wrong with ...
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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 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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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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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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Is it possible to pull data in ADB sideload mode

My phone is locked, as explained here. Since I can't find the password, I want to backup my data before a reset. I've just installed Android Studio and Samsung USB driver. Boot my phone on "apply ...
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How to get out of non-responding screen swipe on locked Galaxy Edge 6?

I have a Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge phone and twice now, the phone has gotten into a locked state, but the screen swipe does not work, it does not respond to finger swipe to unlock the device. I can push ...
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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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Recovery is not working on Huawei MediaPad 7 lite

A friend of mine owns this tablet and has entered the password incorrectly too many times and now the device is locked asking for a Google account. Unfortunately the Google account password is ...
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How to clear the unlock code off my htc desire an the factory reset isint working

I have a htc desire I got from my sister an there is a 4 digit pin code on it an she doesn't know it. I tried all the take the battery out an stuff to do a factory reset but it doesn't fix the problem ...
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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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Locked out of Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet

I cannot remember password on my tablet Samsung Galaxy S4. It just keeps giving me options to enter, I've tried 30 times I should have never changed it in the middle of doing something.
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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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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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How to login to resetted phone when verified password not accepted?

I reseted my Oneplus 2 phone with OO3.5 by wipe cache and data because I wanted to set up my business gmail in my phone, not my personal: Wipe data and cache Volume down + power > Format phone Now, ...
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How can I unlock my s6 Edge Lock Screen w/o having to factory reset it?

Given how sensitive the fingerprint sensor on this phone, the 5 tries were used and the phone was asking for the backup password after. The problem is that i cant even remember the PW. I can unlock it ...
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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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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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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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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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How to factory reset a locked Sony Xperia S

Bit of a dilemma, I have an old Sony Xperia S that I cannot get into as I can't remember the passcode to unlock it. I also cannot remember the gmail address that it was registered to so cannot reset ...
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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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Where has the forgotten password button gone?

My device is running Android 5.0 Lollipop or above and I have forgotten my lock screen password. After trying multiple times without luck, I do not see an option to reset my password using my Google ...
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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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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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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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xperia z5 broken screen locked need data

I had a sony xperia z5 compact for about 2 weeks until i smashed the screen. I have searched online to find some help to recover my photos and videos taken with the device. I didnt have any cloud set ...
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Android 6.0 update - System UI not working

I updated my Z5 to Marshmallow 6.0 yesterday. Worst mistake of my life. It locked out my phone and wiped some SD photos (so I couldn't get past the keylock screen - on entering the correct code, it ...
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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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Can not unlock my Android device as have no internet connection?

I have an Android device which is running Android 4.0.3 (or something like that). My little brother decided to try and guess my lock screen pattern the other day, and ended up locking me out. I ...