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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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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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Unable to use Android Device Manager to reset my Password

I recently locked my Nexus 7 (2013) having Android 5.0.2 with a password, which I forgot. I, then, thought to use Device Manager, since I've authorized it from Google Settings to make changes, such as ...
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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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Android lock screen won't accept password from Android Device Manager

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 Neo with android 4 TouchWiz (I'm not sure about the exact version). I've locked my phone using Android device manager. It seems successful, the recovery message is displayed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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I used Android Device Manager to lock my phone but now it will not unlock

I have looked at the other questions about this, but none have yet to help me. I locked my phone using the Android Device Manager because the pattern had been put in incorrectly too many times. I have ...
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Locked-out Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 asking for GMail pass and username

My 8 year old son has locked himself out of his Samsung GALAXY Tab 3. It is now asking for GMail password and username. I have no clue what they are. So far, I have tried: Hard reset, but it didn't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Recover photos and/or bypass lock screen on Android 5.0

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 which I dropped on the ground so the screen broke. I had a swipe lock enabled. To be able to unlock it before it was repaired I locked it through Android Device Manager and ...
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How do I regain access if there is no recovery partition?

I have an android tablet which has no recovery partition, as I have been told in the place where I bought it. When I hold the buttons for the recovery mode, the image of the robot with the front open ...
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Bypassing passcode with emergency call code

I have forgotten my passcode to my HTC Wildfire S and I have been doing some research and the only way I have come up with for getting back into it is through a factory reset. It does not give me an ...
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Device remote-locked by Antitheft, and I cannot unlock it

My sony xperia is locked by the AVG Anti-theft programm allegedly it was stolen but it is not. I tried to type password but window pops out saying "wrong password." I logged to avg.com with my user ...
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root android device without USB debugging

Is it possible to root a galaxy note 2 locked with a pattern screen lock? I am locked out of my phone . I thought if I can root the device then i would be able to remove screen lock through admin mode ...
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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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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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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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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 ...