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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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 ...
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Lockscreen is missing, can I reinstall the lockscreen somehow?

On boot my mobile phone goes to the lockscreen background but doesn't show the unlock symbol. I've tried dragging the button blind but it's not just that it's not visible, it's not there. Neither ...
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Locked out of Galaxy S Duos - Failed lock pattern

I have Samsung Galaxy S Duos S7562 which is now locked with too many failed pattern attempts. I don't remember the pin for it. I've changed my password for Google account from laptop and I wanted ...
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Locked out of Tablet

I have been locked out of my tablet by someone who is asking for money to unlock it. I was given 3 days to do this. I know it is a scam. How do I unlock my tablet?
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How to unlock samsung tab with the fingerprint scanner not working

I have a samsung tab 2 and suddenly the fingerprint scanner stopped working and I'm not able to unlock my device. Now my device asking for backup password. Which as you all guess I do not remember. ...
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Disable Android lock-out (un)feature

Unfortunately, someone thought is was funny to mash my lock screen buttons (phone fell out of my pocket while sitting on the floor), which required me to sign in via my Google account. Now normally ...
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My Sony Xperia E4g is locked by android device manager and I can't

How do I unlock my phone if I've forgotten the password
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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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Locked Out of HTC One — Unknown Password

I have an htc one me, I put a privacy protection but I forgot the password. What can I do to unlock my phone? I have tried the different passwords that I thought I used it failed. I really need to ...
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Pattern-locked Samsung Galaxy with SuperSU and no internet

Some months ago, I rooted my Samsung Galaxy and installed SuperSU. Stupidly, I'd had believed that the only thing that happens when you enter the pattern wrong too many times is that you have to wait ...
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Why has my phone locked me out?

I would add photos of what it says but it won't let me. It's telling me that I have illegal content on my phone yet I don't to my knowledge, and I can leave the screen that it is locked on to check. ...
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How can I access my MOTO G3 if I forgot my mobile pattern? [duplicate]

I have forgot my screen lock pattern of my MOTO G3. What do I do now? How can I access my mobile now. If there is any solution, please let me know.
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Unlock screen lock on my Samsung Galaxy S5 - PIN code doesn't work

First I pressed the button on Google Settings that says remotely ring, lock & erase then I pressed the power button. After this my screen with locked (pin code) cones up. It doesn't open with my ...
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Forgot password. What to do?

I recently forgot my password on my perfectly working Motorola phone. I tried everything but nothing worked. What should I do?
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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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Access phone contacts by PC without USB debugging in android

My little sister entered my phone screen pattern incorrectly. My phone went to a screen that needs my Google account and password. When I enter them, it says that they are invalid. I am sure that they ...
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Desire 626 asking for previous gmail account after factory reset

I have bought a secondhand HTC Desire 626 and when I turned it on it was asking for the previous user's gmail details. I then loaded up the boot menu/dos menu by holding the volume - and power for 5 ...
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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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Huawei Ascend P7 locks out after months of usage

I have been using my Huawei Ascend P7 for months. It was acquired unlocked, I've been using the same SIM card from a prepaid carrier since the very beginning. Today, without any action taken on my ...
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Can't unlock Android

My Phone is locked, and I forgot the pin code. I tried to reset password using Android device manager, but it failed, I can't unlock device with new changed password. But when sending Ring using ADM (...
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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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How unlock S6 Edge When The Finger Print Scanner is Not Working?

My S6 edge was locked by finger print. It was working fine, but today while I was on bath my child was playing with my mobile and by mistake they tried finger print scanner, now my device is locked ...
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Password too long to type in android device.Locked out from android device manager

I have set a password from android device manager but it is too long to type from the phone - i cant change the password from the device manager. What do i do?
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Android Lollipop Forgot Password

I forgot my number password and I am unable to unlock my phone. I have tried looking things up online and the only solution I haven't tried is to perform a factory reset. I would prefer not to delete ...
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Unlocking Privacy Password on Intex Aqua Y2 Pro?

Once I had put a password on device manager and got locked remotely to track my phone and by chance once the phone switched off due to low battery.AFTER CHARGING I SWITCHED ON IT ASKED privacy ...
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Forgotten password: How do I disable the screenlock in Sony Xperia Z2?

I have a Sony Xperia Z2 upgraded to Lollipop 5.0 and I forgot my pattern lock. There is no "forgot password" or anything. How can I remove the code or fix it? If there is no solution to my problem, ...
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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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Blu Dash JR K locked-out; “Yes” confirmation option to reset is not present in recovery mode

I have my sister's Blu Dash JR K at the moment. She forgot her lock screen pattern, and there is not an option to recover via Gmail. Phone comes with stock recovery. when I go there and try to apply ...
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How to backup media without logging into the phone?

The screen of my phone is not responding. I tried to restart the phone but this didn't correct the problem. Now, I can't access it, and log in to my phone, so I probably need to take the phone to the ...
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No Keyboard on Android Device Manager lock screen in Cubot X9 running Kitkat

I have locked myself out (forgot numeric PIN) of my Cubot X9 running Android 4.4 (probably, I am not 100% sure, but as it seems there is no vendor update on Lollipop available, and I definitively didn'...
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Locked phone with Android Device Manager and can't remember the password

I lost my phone and used Android Device Manager to lock it. However, it turns out my boyfriend was last logged into my Gmail, so his phone is the one that was locked and now I can't remember the ...
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Lockscreen automatically relocks after unlock

The Problem: Sometimes, after a successful screen unlock, the device immediately relocks. Specifications: Nexus 9, CyanogenMod 12-12.1, Android 5.0.1-5.1.1, pattern lock and Smart Lock > FaceUnlock ...
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Applied Pin Lock screen to Galaxy S6 Edge, forgot password, need to get photos from phone

I have tried using Google android device manager and end up with "Since Google has verified that a screen lock is already set, the password you entered won't be needed." Samsung's find my mobile ...
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How to unlock my HTC desire 816 w after too many pattern attempts?

I got my phone locked after too many pattern attempts. Now it is asking me to enter my Gmail credentials. I tried that too but nothing is happening. I have active data service but it is not enabled ...
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I forgot my phone pattern and need to reset it or at least retrieve data from it. how can i do this?

I forgot my phone pattern. Unfortunately, in the lollipop update as there is no forgot password option, I do not seem to get any other solutions. I am unable to change the lock password using android-...
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How to exit Toddler Lock without touchscreen

My touch screen broke while Toddler Lock was enabled. Is there a way to disable it without touching the four corners? My device is rooted and developer options are enabled. So I can access it via "...
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Forgot Android Password

I've tried waiting for the reset via google account to show up, but it didn't. I've tried to use Android Device Manager, but when I try to reset the password, it says "Since Google has verified that a ...
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No option to recover password in Lenovo Tab S8 (S8-50)

So I locked myself out of my tab and I can only open it by entering the password (which I forgot). There is no forgot password option where you can enter your google account to get pass the lock ...
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How do I unlock my Tablet (using a pattern lock) when there is no “Forgot Password” button?

I forgot the password for my account on my brother's tablet, and being that it is not mine I cannot factory reset it, and even after about 100 failed password attempts, there is no "Forgot Password" ...
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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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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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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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How can I unlock my Samsung S5 after too many wrong finger prints?

I have a Samsung S5 with a finger print lock. After so many attempts (5) it locked and asked for an alternate password which, unfortunately, I did not set up. Now I cant unlock my phone. I called my ...
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After Factory Reset, how do you unlock phone when it is not connected to wifi?

I can't use my Samsung i9000 (Galaxy S1) for a number of years because I tried the screen lock incorrectly too many times. I no longer get that option, it just says "Too many pattern attempts" and ...
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ANdorid Lock Out

I have a S5 but I forgot the password thinking that if I locked it using android device manager the new password would allow me access but it didn't. my question is if I wipe my phone using ADM will ...
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How to ByPass lock screen on Samsung NOTE 4 (forgoten Pass)?

I have Samsung Note 4 and I've forgot pass on my "screen lock"... How to bypass without hard reset? I could do hard reset, but I have to many certificated apps, dates and pics on it:( Tnx for help!
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forgot phone password and dont want to hard reset

I have a samsung galaxy avant that I forgot the password and I want back in. Im really clueless. I dont think my usb debugging is enabled or location. Outlook can find my phone but google cant ...