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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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How to disable air plane mode on locked Samsung Galaxy A51?

I'm locked out of my Samsung Galaxy A51 - forgot the PIN password and can't get back in. The phone is stuck on flight mode. I'm trying to enter the phone without losing any data at all. Is there a way ...
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Resetting Samsung A13 without PIN & reset PIN

I have a Samsung A13 phone that has been used, but have no PIN code. The phone is turned on, but locked. To reset the phone I need to shut it down, but to shut it down I need the PIN. The battery is ...
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Enable USB debugging through recovery mode and ADB sideload

This is a follow-up question to Apply update from ADB: how to use it when you are locked out of the device. Basically, I intend to somehow use this command to remove the lock screen: adb sideload ...
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Forgot screen lock PIN, airplane mode on

I have a Samsung Galaxy A30S. I added a screen lock PIN code and can't remember it. The airplane mode is activated and I cannot turn it off, cause it's asking for PIN. I don't want to do a hard or ...
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Forgot PIN to unlock lock screen on Nokia C110

My relative put a PIN password on his Nokia C110. He forgot the password and cannot get into it. I have tried to factory reset the phone, holding volume up and power, holding volume down and power (...
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Cannot swipe to unlock due to broken screen

My Vortex tablet has a cracked screen and I'm not able to swipe up to open my home screen. How do I bypass that for a screen where I have to swipe up?
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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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Cannot connect to WiFi or access settings after data wipe

After the factory reset on OnePlus Nord, the screen says, Hello, then connecting to WiFi, and it states it cannot connect. I cannot access my settings. I cannot do anything with this phone as I cannot ...
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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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My samsung s21 locked and showing too many incorrect attempts...also phone in a flight mode how to resolve this issue pls help?

My samsung s21 locked and showing too many incorrect attempts...also phone in a flight mode how to resolve this issue pls help? Is factory reset is only last option ?
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Data recovery on locked out Infinix Hot 10 [duplicate]

I had forgotten my PIN on Infinix Hot 10. I am unable to get in without a backup. I got the phone new and didn't create a backup as a first-time Android user, which I had saved important notes in my ...
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Redmi Note 11 forgotten password

I have a Redmi Note 11 phone with a lock screen password set by someone who has now forgotten it. I have tried the steps it says on the phone by holding the power button along with the volume-up ...
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lg v20 locked by frp [duplicate]

I have an lg v20 android version 8 that's frp locked. It's been unused for a couple of years now and I decided to charge the battery and give it a go. It doesn't even have an sd card from at&t. I ...
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How to remove pattern lock In Samsung Phone without data loss?

I have a Samsung Galaxy M12 which I forgot the Pattern lock of it and This has some very important data in it. So, Now I have been running around Internet for the probable solution but nothing worked ...
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Bypassing the lock screen PIN on Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 without factory reset

My aunt suddenly passed away with no will as she was young. She has a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 that I'm trying to access for pictures off of it for her memorial service. I've tried at least 20 different 4-...
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Unlock Samsung pattern lock using Family Link

How do I unlock my son's Samsung Galaxy S20 pattern lock using Family Link? I tried the hard reset option but couldn't get to factory reset. The phone keeps throwing the message to unlock the pattern. ...
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Know password, but can't type it

Xperia 5 II. No root. No bootloader is open. Debug mode is enabled, but ADB requires authorization. Situation: There was an error and my phone's theme has changed. I changed the theme back and ...
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Forgot lock pattern on Huawei P40 Pro, how to reset it without losing data?

I forgot my lock pattern in my Huawei P40 Pro. I have Huawei Cloud but my phone IS now in airplane mode. How can I reset my phone without losing data? Can I at least connect it to the internet with ...
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Screen lock password forgotten on Autel MaxiCheck MX808

I have an Android device as following: Manufacturer: Autel Model: MaxiCheck MX808 Automotive scanner tablet Firmware Version: 1.0 I forgot the screen lock password. I communicated with Autel Tech ...
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How can I unlock the lock screen of my RealMe 9 Pro Plus without formatting device, or retrieve just the storage?

I haven't been able to unlock my Realme 9 Pro Plus phone with the passwords that I remember. And I'm not sure what to do next. I have always found it a bugging issue when my Realme phone asks me to ...
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Forgot lock screen PIN on child phone with Family Link, can't figure out how to get into it or reset PIN

My child forgot her lock screen PIN and I use Family Link, but I can't figure out how to get into it or reset the PIN through the app. What are my options?
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Cannot verify Google account after factory resetting Huawei tablet [duplicate]

There is a tablet Huawei AGS-W09, which I have not used for a while. I have restored it to factory default. When it starts, it asks for the Google credentials that were used in it; this is probably an ...
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Use fingerprint to unlock the lock screen after booting Pixel 6

Background I am trying to unlock my Google Pixel 6. Due to an accident, I lost much of my memory and in turn, forgot the lock screen PIN code for my phone. I have, however, also activated fingerprint ...
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Bought a used Samsung Galaxy A03, cannot bypass FRP, cannot enable Developer Options [closed]

I bought a used Samsung Galaxy A03. I'm pretty tech savvy but I didn't know about FRP protections and making sure he was signed out of his Google account and all, until I factory reset it and got ...
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Huawei P30 Pro locked out with "Android System: User Data Locked" error

Just checking if anyone faced an issue with "Android System: User Data Locked" on Huawei P30 Pro. My Huawei P30 Pro got locked after a middle-of-the-night auto-update. I keyed in the usual ...
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Remove internal storage from locked phone to read data?

family of a close friend who died recently asked me (technically IT guy, but not even remotely my field of expertise) whether it is possible to retrieve data from the locked phone of him. I d'ont know ...
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Can I bypass the lock screen on my Samsung Galaxy S22 without factory reset?

My phone usually asks for my thumbprint, yesterday it wouldn't let me use it and asked for the pin. When I entered the pin it said incorrect. I tried so many times that the lock screen time out is now ...
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Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro (YT3-X90L) factory image, OTA update or backup needed

I was playing around trying out some new stuff with my Lenovo Yoga tab and locked it. There is an old Google account on it, but I can't remember it. I've tried so many things: I've tried to factory ...
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Recover user data (photos videos) from a Poco X3 Pro forgotten pattern

So, I decided yesterday to change my pattern to something more complicated for terms of privacy. For my bad, I had such an awful day yesterday and I honestly don't remember the whole pattern. My ...
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Locked out of phone with airplane mode left on

My son has locked himself out of his phone while on vacation with airplane mode on. Now we can not get back into his phone as its not connecting to internet to change the password from a computer. How ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy A10 asks for password after update to Android 11

After updating my Samsung Galaxy A10 to Android 11, I get the message "your password contains at least 4 characters, including at least one letter" so I can't unlock my phone's screen. I ...
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How to get into my child's Family Link phone after forgotten password?

I have my daughter's Pixel 1 set up with Family Link. It should be running Android 10 I believe. Recently I changed her screen lock password via my linked Parent Phone. I forgot to tell her and since ...
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Unlocking password-locked RCA Voyager tablet

After setting up a new RCA Voyager tablet, it will not unlock and keep asking for a password. However, there was never a moment when it's asked to have a password. How to unlock it and get the ...
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Change Input Method without unlocking the phone?

I have Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini unrooted and I think the Android version is 4.4. Recently, I installed a WiFi Keyboard application on my Android phone. This way, since both the phone and my computer ...
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Forgot PIN. Is there a way to reset PIN code with root and unlocked bootloader? OnePlus 7T

My phone is a OnePlus 7T with a root and unlocked bootloader. I was adding face unlocking and I've also set up a new PIN code. Everything was working great until the periodic prompt with the need to ...
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How to unlock my device after locking with Google's “Find My Device”?

I now have my phone (Xiaomi Redmi 4), but it's locked from Google's "Find My Device". Everyone keeps talking about a password option in Find My Device, but nothing like that exists! How do I ...
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My android phone won't accept correct PIN/password after I tried to change my screen lock password

I have a Realme 8 phone as my primary device. It had a PIN and my fingerprint set up as the screen lock. Around a week ago at around 4 am, I decided to change my PIN as I keep changing screen locks ...
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Huawei 5C - locked out wanting PIN1

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 PUK (which I have); that I'm aware ...
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Cant unlock phone after using Google's Find my Device [closed]

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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Factory reset Sony Xperia J with forgotten pattern code [closed]

My friend asked me if it's still possible to factory reset his Sony Xperia J phone in any way when the pattern code was entered 20 times and it locked itself. The only way to do it right now is to ...
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My motorola 5g stylus updated and the keyboard for logging in is gone

My information is as follows. My keyboard is the default keyboard. I disabled gboard. The update was last night. I was not logged in when I clicked update, (it was a security update, I turned it on ...
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Forgot password for android device not able to reset it

I recently bought a new phone and forgot about the old one, and now I can't remember the password for the old device. I tried google findmyphone: didn't work hard reset: asking for the password ADB : ...
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I can't get boot screen on proscan tablet without visible volume keys

I watched tutorial on youtube however it didn't cover this model proscan PLT1074 that has no volume rockers. It does not turn on as the video. It will turn on when only the power is held down. Once ...
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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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Is my Xperia Z3 hopelessly locked or there's still second chance? (Forgot pattern, USB debugging on but not OEM unlock so can't flash)

So basically I have a Stock Sony Xperia Z3 Docomo variant (if I recall correctly it was D6653) that I used all the way from 2017, until I had to store it on my desk cabinet for two years because the ...
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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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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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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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How can I unlock my Lenovo A7700 pattern lock which I forgot the pattern?

I use pattern lock on my Lenovo A7700 running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but today I forget my pattern. How can I unlock my phone?

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