According to research done by HYPR, people in the US and Canada have more than 20 Password for their-work life, and for their personal life this number exceed 45+. And similarly, a Dashlane Analysis in 2015 People have 90 Online passwords to remember and in the US it’s 120. Password protect your Phone Data but still, people tend to forget passwords easily.
Because of this massive growth in digital technology Phone Password is becoming an essential thing to remember. Recently, I forgot pattern of my phone, and also, I can’t afford to lose the data.
I tried many things. but most of the things I got from the internet were useless or fake. So, in this article, you will get to know about proven methods which can unlock your android phone password without factory reset.
Method-1: Use Android Device Manager/Find My Phone to unlock your locked Android Phone
This is the easiest method by far to unlock Android Phones if you’ve enabled the Find My Device option on that phone. If you know your Google Account details you unlock your phone password without losing any data.
Firstly, you can go to the link provided here on a PC or any alternative Phone.
Now Recall your Google Account Details to login into your Google account and if you successfully logged in there then tap on Lock and then create a new pass code.
Unlock your phone with that pass-code, see how easy it is!
Method-2: Use Forget Pattern to Unlock Locked Screen
Many of the phones have this feature: When you try wrong passwords for 5 Times then Forget Password will come and by clicking on it you can log in to your google email ID and unlock your phone. However, many phones don’t come up with this feature, they will ask you to wipe data for unlocking your phone. Mainly in Xiaomi phones, you won’t see this feature and of course also in Apple Phones.
Type the wrong password, pass-code, or pattern five times.
On the bottom right corner you will see Forget Pattern option click on that.
It will show you to enter a backup pin or Temporary Password; a backup pin is a pin where if you forgot your password you unlock with a backup pin there. Or it will show enter your google accounts detail, fill it. Then you can unlock it by tapping on sign in.
If these 2 Methods did not work on your Phone, the third one will definitely work.
Method-3: Unlock Your Android Device with Android Debug Bridge (ADB)
This is the method by which your technician unlocks your phone without the password. You need some technical knowledge for this and a PC. This Android Debug Bridge will send a command to your phone and following these commands your phone has to do some developer changes.
Read the following instructions
On your PC search on the internet ‘Android SDK Package’ and download it.
In the second step you have to go to your Android Device Manufacturer’s website if don’t know their website you can simply search on the internet.
For example, if you have Samsung’s phone, you will search this ‘Samsung Device Manufacturer website’. And there download the Android USB Drivers.
Then connect your Android Phone to your PC or Laptop. And you have to launch the command prompt window.
Copy this in your window: cd C:/android/platform-tools and then type: abd device and then press enter.
Copy and Paste this two-command next
- abd shell input text ‘your code’
- shellinput keyevent 66
Now, your Phone shall be unlocked by now and you can open it without losing any data. This method will only be working if your phone’s developer is on.
Bonus Method: Unlock Phone Password Without Factory Reset by Find My Mobile [For Samsung Users Only]
This smartphone manufacturer is giving its customer all possible services that they can. This method only works with Samsung phones only if you made an account in Samsung accounts. By following these steps, you can unlock your android device without factory reset and without losing any data.
Go to this link on your PC or any other mobile: https://findmymobile.samsung.com/
Now sign in to your Samsung account and then on the right panel select ‘Unlock my Device’ option.
Then generate a new PIN, after that click on ‘unlock’ option.
Wait for a while then you can easily unlock your Samsung phone with that new PIN. This method was similar to Google account method. In case if you remembered the detail of your Samsung account.
These are the 3 Proven methods with one bonus here. Different have different ways to unlock it, considering all we’ve picked and practiced these methods by ourselves.
In this article, we haven’t discussed any paid methods, all the method discussed here are completely free.
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