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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 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 ...
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I'm unable to remember my old phone's passcode. I've tried just about everything I know of.

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it is a typing/word password-my carrier is AT&T. This phone isn't currently activated (as in I'm currently using a different phone, an iPhone to be specific, so ...
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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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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 can I make my lockout time stack?

If anyone has ever used an IPhone (Or tried to mess with someone else's - yes, I'm looking at you) you may be aware the the lockout timer scales with each fail after 5 attempts. I want to do this on ...
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Factory reset not working

S7 mobile is continuously coming up with a warning on a blue screen ,OS and ODIN are written in capitals then a screen shows with download do not turn target off and just freezes on that page
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PIN number forgotten, phone is locked

Note 3 was accidentally locked, PIN number forgotten, tried using Google account to retrieve photos saved on phone, but Location is not enabled on the device and phone cannot be located. Only 2 ...
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McAfee Security locked out of my LGL33L

Is there a way around this security lock? I'm not sure if the phone is rooted or not. Is there anything I can use to flash a new rom or firmware/software or something. I have android studio an my ...
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Remove lock or enable usb debugging on non-rooted phone?

So my little sister locked herself out of her phone which was not rooted, had no recovery software (Cwm, Xrec, etc.) installed on it, and has usb debugging and auto-mount disabled. We don't know the ...
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Rooted S7 but cannot get pass FRP

I managed to root my Verizon s7 sm-g930v but am unable to disable the frp lock. I was locked out of the phone because of the Google verification. It still starts up in the wizard but I installed a ...
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How to get in samsung galaxy s6 actve

I had made a password for my Samsung galaxy s6 and I forgot it a few hours later and I don't know how to get into my phone and the thing where it say to sign into google is no working either i have ...
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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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ADB Sideload Password Reset on Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 on Sprint?

My Problem A few days ago, I forgot my 3 by 3 pattern password and backup pin for my Samsung Galaxy J3 2016 (using the default home and lock screen). I don’t want to factory reset or flash a custom ...
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Passcode reset without factory resetting phone

My girls put a passcode on my phone. If I try and guess 1 more time it will factory reset. Any ideas?
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A way to copy data from android?

I have a samsung s4 on android 6.0.1 and the phone has a cracked and unresponsive screen. I tried to plug the phone to my computer so see if I could copy pictures from my internal drive but it wouldn'...
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Galaxy s2 stuck in flight mode

I am attempting to unlock my old galaxy s2 without needing to reset it. My original plan was to get the pin wrong 5 times, then unlock using google account. However, when I inserted the sim card I ...
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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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Recovering private mode pictures from locked out s6? PIN required on reboot?

I got an s7 and transferred all of my pictures from my old s6, but the ones from private mode didn't transfer over (I don't think I had private mode on on the s7). Now I've realized I don't have all ...
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Unable to use PIN or fingerprints at start up

My LG G5 request PIN at start up. It always work except for twice where my PIN won't work and I have to do a hard reset and losing all my data. For the second time, I tried locking into my Google ...
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I forgot my phone PIN plz help?

i forgot my Huawei g6 u10 PIN and i try too much time to open it but i'm not success to open it and i search about forgot-ting password on internet they said press volume up and power button in the ...
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Forgotten Pattern/Pass Lock on Android

How to remove pattern/pass lock from an android device if the USB Debugging is off and Recovery Mode is inaccessible and it doesn't have a Gmail account? It's a Chinese Tablet Name & Model: Eken ...
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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 do I get OTA from I got last update np. Had no idea my s5active even had custom rom yesterday update failed “kernel” in red locked me out.

Ok so I got a cool salesman who initially said my phone was bricked & tried 2 sell me a new phone. I explained I'm as broke as possible & was really upset about my phone not working!! Also I ...
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Disable Pattern lock with usb debugging or Login to WiFI network

Summary I forgot the pattern lock on my new phone, it's an Acer Z630S running android 5.1. I managed to turn the WiFi on, but the only network my phone knows right now requires me to accept some ...
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Forgot screen lock PIN on Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Logged in to device manager using gmail account. Over internet locked the phone and reset the password. Received the message on the phone that it is locked using android device manager. But when I try ...
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Android Kitkat 4.4 no volume button

I forgot my password on the Android Kitkat 4.4 tablet how do I unlock the device? There is no volume button, only power and home button.
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Genymotion pattern forgotten

I am using genymotion to emulate Google Nexus 9.It so happens that I was not using this virtual machine for about a month so I have forgotten its pattern(yes it was protected by pattern lock). Now I ...
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How to backup contacts when my touchscreen is cracked?

My touchscreen on my Samsung Galaxy screen is cracked. I am unable to use the screen. It has a pattern lock. When I use Kies 3 it says that my phone is locked. How do I unlock it with the pattern ...
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samsung i9300 galaxy s3 corrupted

my samsung mobile fell down and restarted. i noticed my screen wall paper getting changed. so i checked my about phone. it showed 4.1.1 android(previously it was 4.4) i immediately checked my ...
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Device Protection locked me out

I just ordered a new HTC One M9, which arrived today. The ones I previously ordered came preinstalled with Android 5.0, so I just created a new Google Account (tmp<random_number_of_random_numbers&...
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Qmobile Forgotten Unlock Pattern [duplicate]

I've forgotten the unlock pattern for my Qmobile i7i and it does not provide me with the option to enter my email, backup pin, etc. Factory restore is not an option as there is important data on the ...
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How to reset my LG Rumor Reflex if I forgot security pin

How do I hard reset my LG Rumor Reflex? I forgot my security PIN, please give me steps to fix it.
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Forgot code to access phone. Any way to recover pictures on it?

A little while back, I passed on my Samsung Galaxy S6 to my mom. She used the fingerprint scanner to get into the device. Today, her battery died for the first time and because you can't use her ...
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how to select wipe data/factory reset in iball andi 4p class x V-8 in recovery mode

i also have this problem in my android phone iBall Andi 4P class-X my android version is 4.4.2 kitkat. I successfully get into recovery made there i can move the highlight with the help of volume keys ...
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How to toggle USB debugging on?

My phone says failed to validate boot image. I need to flash it with stock or custom rom but my usb debugging is off. How to toggle it on from outside coz my phone is dead now , it goes nowhere from ...
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Samaung S7 locked out

My new s7 has been locked and it doesnt let me use my fingerprint aince it restarted. i have tried to use android device manager to lock the phone. it sends instruction to the phone and when I enter ...
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Galaxy Stylo encrpted forgot password

I encrypted my device then I changed the password. The encryption password changed too, but I can't remember to what, I thought I changed the password back to what it was. I tried default_password ...
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I have locked myself out of my Samsung Galaxy S5

How can I get my Samsung Galaxy S5 unlocked without having to do a factory reset? The phone is asking me to enter a back up pin number, but I don't know what that is. I have tried EVERY password ...
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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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Locked phone-google account info not working to unlock-can't use device manager

My Samsung Galaxy is locked due to me letting my grandbabies draw incorrect pattern too many times. Screen on phone says"to unlock, sign in with your Google account". I have tried this. Phone ...
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Locked out of my phone as the touchscreen isn't working

I have a LG Optimus G. Some parts of the touchscreen doesn't function. I wish to retrieve the media content from my phone. Nothing more. So, hard reset is not an option. I can't use a mouse over OTG ...
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How do I unlock my device after locking it with Device Manager?

I locked my phone using Device Manager because I lost it. It was returned to me, so now how do I unlock it?
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Why I need swipe screen before enter pattern?

I use Android 6.0.1 (Samsung S7). Phone locked by pattern. But to unlock it I need swipe screen first, and enter pattern code after that. I don't have this problem(features) on s4 Android 5.0.1. How ...
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Unlocking the screen of Nexus 4 from pc

I am trying to unlock myphone through pc as the screen is broken and does not work. For now only power and volume buttons work. I tried looking around and found about ADK but whenever I tried to run ...
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How can I unlock patterns on my Huawei Ipad

I need your help. My son locked my Huawei Ipad and he doesn't know what patterns he used and I can't log in on my Ipad, I tried everything, if there is anyone who knows, please help.
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PIN forgotten.no option of “forgot password”

Using oneplus one (not rooted). PIN forgotten. no option of "forgot password". Android device manager doesn't locate my device. cellular data is on. doesn't connect to the wifi automatically. din't ...
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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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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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Galaxy S5 mini - Locked and I don't know the alternate password

For some reason my Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800) is locked and asking for the alternate password instead of my fingerprint. I already restarted it, took of the battery, but it always goes to the same ...