How to Get into A Locked Android Phone

Locked out of Android phone? Looking for a way to get into the locked Android phone? Read on this guide to learn how to get into a locked Android phone with 4 methods.

By iMobie | Posted: Mar. 07, 2018, Last Updated: Mar. 07, 2018
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Password, pin and pattern lock is very important yet necessary to prevent unwanted access to our device. However, it would be a big trouble if you forget the password, or being locked out of your Android device due to many times a wrong password attempt or other possible reasons.

Then how can you get into your Android phone when encountered such situations? Worry not. In the following, we will show you how to get into a locked Android phone, and 4 reliable and simple methods will be offered here.

Method 1. How to Get into Locked Android Phone – PhoneRescue for Android

If you prefer the quickest and simplest way to help you get into locked Android phone, then this #1 Android screen removal tool – PhoneRescue for Android can be the best option. It has successfully saved over millions of Android users from kinds of locked screen issues, and highly recommended by those users for Android lock screen removal.

Whether your phone screen is locked with password, pattern or fingerprint lock, it helps you remove them in just 1 click. You can regain access to your device in minutes. It will not access, modify or erase anything in your Android phone. All your data and privacy will be kept 100% safe.

Step 1 Download PhoneRescue for Android and install it on your computer > Run it > Connect your Android phone to the computer with a USB cable.

Step 2 Click on Lock Screen Removal option on the upper left corner.

How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Step 2

How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Step 2

Step 3 After it recognized your Android phone, click Start Unlock button to start the removal process.

How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Step 3

How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Step 3

Step 4 When the screen lock is removed successfully, the interface below will display and your Android phone will restart automatically.

How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Step 4

How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Step 4

Method 2. How to Get into Locked Android Phone – Android Device Manager

This method works only under the condition that you have enabled Android Device Manager on your device before locked it.

Step 1 Visit on your computer or other phone > Sign in to your Google account, which you also used on your locked Android phone.

Step 2 Choose the device you want to unlock > Select Lock > Create a temporary password and click Lock again to apply the new password.

Step 3 If successful, you will see a confirmation below the box with the options Ring, Lock and Erase > Enter the temporary password you just created.

Step 4 Go to your Android phone’s lock screen settings > Disable the temporary password you created before.

Method 3. How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Find My Mobile

If you keep a Samsung device, then a built-in feature called Find My Mobile is an easy way to get into locked Samsung phone. Be sure that you have created a Samsung account and registered your Samsung with Find My Mobile feature.

Step 1 Go to / > Sign in to your Samsung account.

Step 2 Find Unlock my screen option on the left side of the window and click it > Set a unlock PIN into the filed at the top > Click on Unlock button. After for a while, your screen should now be unlocked and you will have full access to your Samsung phone.

Method 4. How to Get into A Locked Android Phone – Factory Reset

This method can also help you unlock a locked Android phone. But it is worth mention that a factory reset will erase all the data on your device. So, you’d better make a full backup of the data on your phone before trying this method.

Step 1 Turn off your Android phone > Press and hold the Power and Volume Up buttons until you see the Android Recovery logo. If your device have Home button, just press and hold the Home and Power buttons.

Step 2 Use the Volume Down button to select Recovery mode option > Use the Volume Down button to choose wipe data/factory reset. Or press Power button to select the option.

Step 3 Use the Volume buttons to select “yes”, confirming your option (it may take about 20-30 minutes to complete the reset process.

The Bottom Line

That’s all about how to get into a locked Android phone. If you have other trouble when unlocking a locked Android phone, just leave them in the comment section and we will reply you soon. Lastly, besides lock screen removal feature, PhoneRescue for Android is also powerful enough to help you recover lost data from Android device. So, don’t hesitate to give it a try now.


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