How to unlock phone if forgot picture password

How to unlock phone if forgot picture password

With the development of technologies to protect personal data has become much easier. Graphic keys and passwords of course very reliable, but sometimes users tend to forget them. What to do in such situations to avoid wasting time and money on visits to service centers. You will find the answer in this article.
Following are the methods to remove picture password on Android devices.





Using Google account

The easiest and very effective way of unlocking the phone with a forgotten password graphic. Its implementation does not need anything except the phone itself and data of your Google account.
How to unlock phone if forgot picture password
May meet the problem that you forgot the password from Google. Then you have to first recover access to the account from the computer, then enter the new data to the phone.

To remove the password using "Find phone" or "Android device Manager"

This method is similar to the method of removing a forgotten password on the iPhone. There was used the function "Find IPhone".
How to unlock phone if forgot picture password
Through the function "Find phone":
  • go to the website of the manufacturer of the phone support function (example in the screenshot below);
How to unlock phone if forgot picture password
  • select "clear and lock the phone" or something similar. From different manufacturers have somewhat different inscription;
  • to recover the desired data through synchronization if necessary.
The limitations of the method in that the phone requires access to the Internet and enabled geo-location.

Use Pin

This method is similar to method 1 but has some differences
How to unlock phone if forgot picture password
The method is simple, but has one big disadvantage – the Pin must be installed in advance of forgetting the graphical password.

Remove password through mistakes

Sounds a bit absurd. But some phones have the option to clear data after you enter a certain number of incorrect passwords.
How to unlock phone if forgot picture password
Perhaps this method is not only suitable for graphical password, but to all the rest.
Attention! If the device supports this method is recommended before removing the SD storage device (flash card)

Reset to factory condition

The most reliable, but at the same time challenging way. The reliability that the password will be removed in 10 cases out of 10. But this will remove all info like in the previous method.
Before using this method, it is recommended to remove the flash card.
How to unlock phone if forgot picture password
All of the above methods work not only on Android phones but on tablets.
The protection of their data is necessary, it is an undeniable fact. But don't get too carried away and put a password that can be easy to forget. Better somewhere to write them down or use a thumbprint scanner, if available on the device.

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