Setting a password on your device is a common way to prevent your important data or private information from leaking.
But if you forget your password, pattern, or pin, get your device broken with a screen cracked, enter the wrong password enough time, or other instances, you won't be able to access your phone and the files on it.
Many users are stuck on this problem and are wondering how to unlock their device without a password. There are three simple methods that you can try, especially if you are using an Android device.
Android Device Manager
If you have enabled Android Device Manager on your phone before locked it, you can take advantage of ADM to unlock your device.
The first step is to visit Google Find My Device on your computer or another smartphone. Sign in using your Google login details that you used on your locked phone.
Next, choose the device you wish to unlock, select "Lock," enter a temporary password and click "Lock" again.
Then when you are done, you will see a confirmation below the box with the options: Ring, Lock and Erase. You will also see a password field on your phone. Just enter the temporary password.
Lastly, go to your phone's lock screen settings and disable the temporary password.
PhoneRescue for Android
PhoneRescue for Android could be the ideal choice for all Android users to help unlock their Android phones without a password, as it requires no technical knowledge to access your device.
The PhoneRescue for Android can safely bypass Android lock screen password, fingerprint, pattern, or pin without any data loss. All of the files and privacy will remain secure. The locked screen removal feature of PhoneRescue for Android is free for users.
It also works well with almost all Android models, including LG, Sony, Samsung, Google, Huawei, and more. It also supports recovering deleted or lost photos, messages, contacts, apps, and other Android file types.
First, you need to connect your Android phone to the computer. Download PhoneRescue for Android and install it on your computer through its USB cable.
Then choose the Lock Screen Removal Mode. Click the second button on the upper left corner to choose the Lock Screen Removal function.
Click on the Unlock button. After it recognizes the device, click on the Start Unlock button to start the removal process. When the screen lock is removed successfully, the interface below will be displayed, and your phone will restart automatically.
Every phone allows users to enter the wrong passcode at least five times, and then the user will be blocked. At this time, you will receive a message showing that you have to wait for 30 seconds, according to How to Geek.
In this way, if your phone is running in Android version 4.4 or lower, then you will be able to unlock the Android phone by using the Forget Pattern feature.
If you forgot your password, just enter the wrong code five times on your device, then tap "Forgot Pattern" at the bottom of the lock screen.
Enter your backup pin, tap OK or sign in with your Google account, and tap 'Sign In.' After that, your device should be unlocked now.
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Written by Sieeka Khan