We lock our smartphones under pins, passwords or patterns with the aim of protecting your data from stalkers or preventing people from using your phone. At times, we just can’t remember our pin, pattern or password and therefore can’t access our phones. It’s not a dead end and you don’t have to lose your data. This article explains how to unlock Samsung phone lock password using Samsung’s Find My Mobile Service, Android Device Manager, and third-party software. The last two solutions work with other Android devices as well.
All Samsung devices are loaded with the “Find My Mobile” feature that is a handy tool when you lose your phone. Besides, locating your smartphone remotely if its lost, you can back up your data, block Samsung Pay, lock the screen and better still, bypass the lock screen. You need to have a Samsung account. Here’s how to bypass Samsung lock screen.
Step 1: Login to https://findmymobile.samsung.com/ using the credentials you used to set up your phone.
Step 2: Click the “Lock My Screen” button.
Step 3: Enter a new pin in the first field.
Step 4: Click “Lock” button located at the bottom.
After a couple of minutes, this will alter your previous lock screen password to the pin you’ve just created. Used the pin to unlock your device.
How to bypass Samsung lock screen without reset? This works if you had enabled Android Device Manager on your Samsung phone.
Step 1: Visit: http://www.google.com/android/devicemanager using a different phone or on your computer.
Step 2: Sign in using the Google credentials you used on your locked phone.
Step 3: Click on the device you need to unlock. (In most cases the device is usually selected by default.)
Step 4: Click “Lock”.
Step 5: Enter a temporary password in the interface that follows. Click “Lock” once more. (Specifying a recovery message isn’t mandatory.)
Step 6: The buttons “Ring”, “Lock” and “Erase” will appear if the process was successful. “Ring” will ring your phone for 5 minutes at full volume. “Lock” locks your device with a pin, pattern or password. “Erase” deletes all the data on your device save for that on your SD card.
Step 7: Enter the temporary password you just created on your phone in the password field. Your phone will be successfully unlocked.
Be sure to disable the temporary password by navigating to your phone’s lock screen settings.
Though this method works on devices running on Android 4.4 and lower, it is very effective; you won’t lose your Samsung data. Follow the procedure below to know how to unlock Samsung phone without losing data:
Step 1: Enter the wrong password, pin or pattern five times.
Step 2: Select “Forgot Pattern”.
Step 3: Key in your Google credentials.
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Bar using Android Device Manager to bypass your Samsung lock screen, the methods outlined in this article won’t cause a loss of data on your phone. For this reason, it should be the last resort. Last but not least, Tenorshare Samsung Data Recovery is one of the best data recovery software for Samsung devices. With it, you are able to recover accidentally lost photos, contacts, messages due to root and OS error during a software update, deletion or formatting.