How to Unlock Android Phone with/without Google Account
Setting up a screen lock is a secure way to prevent unauthorized access to the data on our smartphones; however, it can also lock you out of the phone if you made your password, PIN or pattern so hard to guess that even you can't remember it. If this happens to you and you can't unlock your phone, worry not! Depending on whether you have added a Google account to your device or not, there can be different ways toget back into your Android device. In this post, we'll guide you on how to unlock Android phone with or Google account. Plus, we will also look at how to unlock Google locked Android phone if you are stuck on Google account verification.
- Part 1: How to Unlock Android Phone without Google Account
- Part 2: How to Unlock Android Phone with Google Account
Part 1: How to Unlock Android Phone without Google Account
If you lock yourself out of your Android device due to a forgotten screen password and you haven't add a Google account to the device, the following method will help you out.
Use 4uKey for Android to Unlock Android Phone without Google Account
Tenorshare 4uKey for Android is a handy Android screen removal tool that helps remove lock screen password, Pin, pattern, fingerprint locks and bypass Face recognition on almost all Android devices with ease. Apart from removing the screen lock, it also allows you to unlock a Google locked Samsung phohne. So, if there is no Google account registered on your phone or there is one, but you forget the password to the Google account, you can still get back into the locked device with this tool.
Let's see how to unlock Android phone without Google account.
Download and install the latest version of 4ukey for Android on your Windows PC or Mac.
You will find that there are two features on the home interface, select "Remove Screen Lock".
Select Remove Screen Lock(the first option) again and click "Start".
Confirm the data loss warning message by clicking the "Yes" button.
4uKey for Android will start removing the screen lock from your Android device. During the process, you'll need to follow the on-screen instructions to complete the unlocking process.
Wait for the process to complete and you can access your phone without any password.
Video guide on How to Unlock Android Phone without Password
Remotely Unlock Android Phone without Google Account
The above method works on most Android phone, while the method introduced in this section works on Samsung devices only. Samsung devices come with a Remote Recovery feature through which you can remotely unlock your Samsung phone when you forget your unlock metod. To utilize this feature, you won't need a Google accout, but you need to make sure that you have added a Samsung account to your device and that the Find my mobile and Remote unlock are enabled.
Here's how to unlock Android phone without Google account remotely.
- Visit Samsung Find My Mobile website on any available computer or mobile and sign in to the Samsung account that was used on your device.
- Select the locked device from the device list.
Now select the Unlock option frm the right panel.
Click Unlock again and enter your Samsung account password for verification.
Your Samsung phone will be unlocked in a while.
Part 2: How to Unlock Android Phone with Google Account
In the case of your Google account being used on the locked Android phone, you can try to unlock Android phone using Google account, but the premise is that you remember the password to the synced Google account. If you forget your Google account password and are looking for advice on how to unlock Android phone locked with google account, this section also tells you the way to remove Google account without password.
Unlock Android Phone Using Google Account
Google has a security feature called Find my device that allows users to erase data from their Android devices. As long as you have linked your device to a Google account and turned on Find my device before, you can easily unlock your Android phone with Google account. Below we'll show you how to unlock phone using Google account.
- Make sure your locked device is connected to a WiFi network or the mobile data is turned on.
- Go to Google's Find My Device website in your computer browser and sign in to your Google account that is synced on the locked device.
Select the evice you want to unlock from the list of devices your Google Account is connected to. Click "ERASE DEVICE".
- On the popup windows, click on "Erase" to confirm.
- Allow several minutes for the data erase process to complete. Once done, all your device data including the screen lock information will be cleared and you'll be able to get into your device without password.
Bypass FRP to Unlock Google Locked Android Phone
As previously stated, Tenorshare 4uKey for Android allows you to bypass Google FRP lock on Samsung. When you are locked out of your Samsung device with Android Device Protection turned on, you can ultilize this tool to unlock Android phone locked with Google account.
Let's look at how to unlock Samsung phone with google account.
Note: The software can remove Google account without password from Samsung devices running on Android 6 or above.
Starting by downloading and installing 4uKey for Android on your computer. Open the program and select "Remove Google Lock(FRP)".
Restart your device and when it opens with the Welcome screen, connect it to the computer and select your device OS version. Click "Start" after confirmation.
Tap on Emergency call and dial *#0*# to enter the phone's hidden diagnostic mode.
After the phone enters the diagnostic mode, clcik Next on your computer.
Wait for a while, you will successfully unlock your Android phone without Google account verification.
Video Guide on How to Unlock a Google Locked Phone
When your phone is locked due to a forgotten screen password or Google account password, read through this article to get right ways to unlock Android phone with/without Google account. If you just can't wait for the timer, Tenorshare 4uKey for Android is your go-to solution.
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