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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Locked out of my Galaxy mini due to “too many pattern attempts” [duplicate]

I have tried everything on the website and on many others, but nothing has worked for me. What should I do?
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Pin deleted but pin lock screen still comes up

I was fooling around with VPN on my non-rooted Galaxy Note II and created a PIN as required. When I was done I disabled VPN and disabled the PIN by entering my PIN again. Later on my screen locked and ...
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how can i get back in my phone

I was playing around with my phone lock app and put in a pin password I later turn back on my phone and realized I forgot my pin I have no idea what to do will i still be able to get back in my phone ...
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Unlock ASUS Transformer Tablet

My ASUS Transformer TF700 worked fine and I did not put in any unlock code to open it. One day the initial screen showed a keypad and invited me to put in the unlock code. I read you can ...
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How to erase all data on android tablet?

My cousin locked my tablet trying to figure out the passcode and locked me out! Im trying to erase all data. please help.
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Locked Nexus 7 - no forgotten password option

My girlfriend forgot her password on her Nexus 7 and can't remember it. It's written everywhere on the web that you can use the gmail login after 5 wrong passwords but it doesn't seem to work anymore! ...
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4.0 Samsung galaxy centura

how can I get past a emergency dialer, locked screen on a Samsung galaxy centura (android 4.0)... I have no idea how I got into it, but I can't get past it or do anything else with it....
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Locked out of htc wildfire, need to get some messages of the phone, pretty much at the end of the line [duplicate]

My HTC Wildfire got passcode locked (too many tries), and the Google account isn't working. I need to get some important messages off of it. I don't know much about behind the scenes stuff but I know ...
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Ask for help according to samsung Galaxy Gio GT s5660 [duplicate]

I am honestly ask any professional who have an idea about Samsung. I forgot my password i made by my own. as a result, i cant do anything on my phone right now. i can't get through the screen. because ...
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My screen lock problem [duplicate]

Respected sir, With due respect & humble submission I like to inform you that my Samsung Galaxy Ace Duos S6802 phone is lock due to many time drawing wrong screen pattern. So, sir I request to ...
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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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Forgot login pattern on my tablet [duplicate]

I have forgotten the Patten to get in my tablet. It is an Android system. The brand is IMPRESSION, model no.: i10-LE.
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How to reset android phone which is locked and debugging mode is disabled, plus no recovery? [duplicate]

Anyone know how to reset an android phone which is locked and asking for gmail id/pass and can't boot into recovery mode, plus debugging mode is disabled?
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Need to unlock Coby tablet; MicroSD card not formatted [duplicate]

My Coby Kyros MID7024 tablet is locked with a pattern lock. The person who set the pattern lock has unfortunately forgotten it. I tried to unlock the tablet using these methods: The volume adjustment ...
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Back up files on a pattern locked phone

A friend of mine tried to guess my pattern so my phone got locked, asking for gmail account and password. The thing is that i used to use a program for keyboard symbols cause one of the symbols there ...
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Factory reset without accessing phone settings

I have a Micromax A35 Android(2.3.5) phone which has been locked by repeated wrong attempts of the pattern lock. Now the display screen asks me to enter my Google account username and password, but ...
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i am locked out of my android after forgetting the pattern [duplicate]

I forgot the lock pattern to my android zte groove and the phone has locked me out. I attempted to use my google email as it requests and it still won't let me in. Is there anyway to unlock my phone?...
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What data will be lost if I update my phone (WT19i)?

I have this WT19i (currently on ICS). I use a phone lock (it was pattern lock). My friend tried 20 times and it made the phone go to only accepting answers to my security questions. Unfortunately I am ...
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Security lock pattern [duplicate]

My son playing with my phone used up the number of times the lock pattern allows. Now my phone is locked. I use a Gionee Dual sim phone with 4.1 Jelly Bean. Any suggestion???
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Can't unlock the screen on Nexus 4

I got a new Nexus 4 yesterday. It works fine on WiFi. When I turn it on this morning, I can't get past the screen lock. It won't allow me to get into the device. It just shows the time and phone ...
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I can't use my Google Account password to bypass the lock screen

On my CM9 / ICS 4.0 phone, if I incorrectly enter the drawn pattern five times in a row, it locks itself for 30 seconds. I can't enter any more passwords, but I can click a "forgot my password" button ...
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Finding my Google email and password. I've made too many accounts

I really need help because I just got this tablet for Christmas and only had it for 2 weeks. I wanted to set the security on facelock, so I didn't have to remember the password. Instead, I set it to ...
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How to unlock the android phone after “too many patterns attempted”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot unlock tablet as have no internet connection? Just now my android phone ( HTC Desire S ) got locked ( apparently my nephew tried the unlock pattern hell lot of time :( )...
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locked out of my android tablet and am not connected to the internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot unlock tablet as have no internet connection? I locked myself out of my Android tablet. I went to the forgot pattern, but I am not connected to the internet. How do I ...
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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 ...
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How do I unlock my samsung galaxy s2 after many attempts [duplicate]

Someone tried to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S2. The result is "too many pattern attempts". I use Google account to sign in. I can't remember my Google account. What can I do?
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How to bypass lock screen in Cyanogenmod 7.2

I set up my phone to use a gesture based unlock, and told it to hide the unlock button. Now the gesture isn't working and I can't get past the lock screen. For the standard Android lock screen, ...
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S2 not accepting activesync password

I had gone on a holiday to Singapore and had inserted a local SIM card. After a day, the phone stopped accepting my original password which was for the active sync. I am now back in India. How do i ...
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How to unlock device when I forgot my password?

I've read Recovering from forgotten lock pattern which states that there is an option to disable the lock using my Google account information. However I did not noticed such an option when I entered ...
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Can't unlock LG Optimus P500 [duplicate]

I have an LG Optimus P500 phone with Gingerbread. Suddenly I am not able to unlock it by drawing the pattern. I remember the exact pattern, but its not showing what I draw there. It's not even ...
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I forgot my lock pattern, how do I reset it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recovering from forgotten lock pattern I have a Toshiba Thrive Android Table and I forgot what I used as my pattern lock. How do I reset it? Someone please help!
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Too many password attempts

While I was out, someone attempted to guess my phone password. They couldn't guess it and now it displays the 'too many password attempts' screen, which needs to be unlocked with a google account. ...
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Recovering from forgotten lock pattern

My son has an impression tablet 10 and has forgot the lock pattern. How can we reset it without knowing the code?
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Android lock screen password not being recognized

I flashed the latest Cyanogenmod ROM for my device (Samsung Captivate) last night and after doing so I set a numeric lock screen password. I then customized my phone and spent a goodly amount of time ...