Did you forget the screen lock password to your Android device? It’s happened to the best of us. Here are some solutions if you have forgotten the PIN or unlock pattern on your Android device.
Option 1 – Samsung Unlock
If you are using a Samsung Galaxy Android device and you have used a Samsung Account, you may be able to unlock your device from the Samsung Account page.
Factory Reset From Device Managerli>Ensure the device is turned on and is connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
Factory Reset From Device Startupufacturers provide a way to restore the phone before it boots into the Android OS. This usually involves holding a button or combination of buttons while you are powering on the device. Almost every device has a different way to do it. Unfortunately, many manufacturers don’t commonly provide instructions for the button method factory reset in their manuals or on their websites. HTC is one of the few manufacturers that do provide this information in their user guides. If you have a device by a different manufacturer, you should be able to search this site or Google for instructions.
Once you obtain the instructions and perform the factory reset, you’ll be able to access your device without issue and without having enter a screen lock password. Good luck!