How to Unlock Android Pattern Lock

Method 1. Unlock Lock Pattern Using Your Email:

First method includes a simple way of logging in to your Google account and then getting RID of that lock pattern.This is easiest and most recommended way of unlocking your device.So if you have entered wrong
How to Unlock Android Pattern Lock
pattern for 5 times and then if it is showing you the Forgot Lock Pattern option, then you can login through your Google account and bypass the lock pattern system on your device.

Method 2. Unlock Lock Pattern Using Command Prompt:

If you have forgotten your email too and unable to log in to your google account then the second method could be handy that includes executing few lines of script in command prompt which will allow you to write any pattern and to get into your OS . As this method includes use of command lines , so it is not that user friendly but it is the most effective way for sure. It involves a few steps :

Step 1: Connect your Android Phone to Your Computer.

Step 2 : Open command prompt as administrator.

Step 3 : Now in command prompt window type the following code carefully exactly as it is and then press  enter.

adb shell
cd /data/data/
sqlite3 settings.db
update system set value=0 where name='lock_pattern_autolock';
update system set value=0 where name='lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently';

Step 4 : Now you will some screen as shown below and then you can reboot your phone and now when your will start again then try unlocking your phone using any random lock pattern and it will work pretty fine.

Step 5 : If you face any problem repeat same steps but instead of the above code try using

adb shell rm /data/system/gesture.key

and then press enter and now try rebooting your device to see if it works

 Method 3. Unlock Using Hard Reset Option:

Hard Reset is an inbuilt feature of android phones and tablets and every device has it. This method will unlock your device but will remove all user's data and settings as well. You should use this method when none of the above methods work for you and you need to unlock your device urgently. This will remove only the data from phone memory and not from the SD card available in phone.

It involves a few steps to unlock device :

Step 1 : Switch off your phone.

Step 2 : Now while turning your phone on , you need to press some specific combination of keys. Generally it is volume up + power button in many of the android devices so try them first and if they dont work for you so here are list of some popular device combination keys or else better way is to google it.
Nexus 7 - Volume Up + Volume Down + Power
Samsung Galaxy S3 - Volume Up + Home + Power
Motorola Droid X - Home + Power 

Step 3 : Now when your phone starts up and you see the logo of your phone , leave the power but but continue holding the volume up button until you see android recovery screen.
How to Unlock Android Pattern Lock
you will see some screen like shown above. Just navigate to wipe data/factory reset using volume keys and then press Power button to select it.

Step 4 : You will see a screen as shown below :

How to Unlock Android Pattern Lock

Step 5 : After you reach to Yes option , select it by using power switch and then it will erase all data on your phone and will unlock it and so ready to be used once again .

So these were possibly all methods for unlocking Android device and to Bypass the pattern lock of android device but if you know any other methods so please do comment below and I will add your method too .


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