How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB from PC/Mac

Want to access a locked Android phone via USB from computer but don’t know how? Take it easy, this guide will show you the detailed steps of accessing locked Android from PC or Mac.

Joy Taylor Last Updated: May. 26, 2020

When you forget the lock password or lock pattern of your Android phone, you’re not be allowed to use your Android device anymore, let alone access the content on your locked Android phone. All of your important data like messages, photos, songs, movies, and more are out of reach.

Being locked screen of your own phone is indeed depressed. You may wonder “Can I access my Android phone by USB from my computer?” Actually, if you can’t unlock your phone at first, you cannot access the content either. However, there is a tool called PhoneRescue for Android that can help you access a locked Android phone via USB from both PC and Mac computer, as well as remove the lock screen of your Android phone.

What You Need

– Your Android phone

– A USB cable

PhoneRescue for Android

PhoneRescue is a professional iOS & Android data recovery, and PhoneRescue for Android is dedicated to helping Android users recover various types of lost or deleted data, such as contacts, photos, messages, videos, calendar, and more. Meanwhile, it also provides a free feature called Android Screen Lock Removal to help you access a locked Android phone with no effort.

PhoneRescue for Android – Unlock Android

  • Removes the lock screen in one click on the Android phone.
  • No harm to the existing data or erase anything on your Android.
  • Recover data from your Android Phones directly.
  • Secure your privacy, 100% clean & safe.

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Free Download100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Now, download PhoneRescue for Android on your Mac or PC computer, and follow steps below to see how to access a locked Android phone via USB from the computer.

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB

Step 1. Launch PhoneRescue for Android on your computer > Connect your Android phone to the computer with USB cable > Click Lock Screen Removal.

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB - Step 1

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB – Step 1

Step 2. Click on the Start Unlock button to proceed.

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB - Step 2

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB – Step 2

Step 3. After successfully removing the screen lock, click the Back button, and select Data Recovery. Select what kind of data you would like to access and click the right arrow to quickly scan your device.

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB - Step 3

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB – Step 3

Step 4. After scanning the process finish, all current files and data on your Android phone will be listed by categories as below. Choose the files you need and click the To Computer button to extract them to your computer.

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB - Step 4

How to Access A Locked Android Phone via USB – Step 4

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to access a locked Android phone via USB from PC or Mac computer, as you can see, with PhoneRescue for Android, you can make it with only a few clicks. Just as easy as ABC, isn’t it? Why not download it to have a try?

Free Download

Free Download

* 100% Clean & Safe

Free Download * 100% Clean & Safe

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iOS & Android related issues.