Almost every phone has lock features to secure your device from an unknown person. Android secure your phones with Pattern, Pin and Password, as well as new Android device, has finger and face detecting features to secure your phone. If your touch ID does not work in your device, then you can use your Pin, passwords, and Pattern to unlock your phone. In case you forget your Password, Pin and Pattern you don’t have to worry, you can get your Password quickly or reset your password.
With Google tied-up with Android phones, it isn’t straightforward to get your Password, but it always provides a secure way to use your phone and reset your password. To reset your password, you only need to remember your Google account and its Password. If you forget your Google Password, then first you need to reset your Google password by providing the OTP sent to your register mobile number then reset your Android phone password.
Latest Version of Android Phones (5.0 and Above)
Android previous versions had Pin and Pattern setting on its device, but now in its latest versions, 5.0 and upper version has avoided Pin and pattern features. So it is true that Android new version has not an inbuilt reset password, Pattern and Pin, to get your Android phones and tablets Password again. It does not allow you some new features to your phones or secures your data stored in your device. If your phone well protected with Google security, it is difficult to web criminal to harm your device and use your data.
Android Smart Lock: This features can save you from misuse of your data and losses of your data stored in your phone. If you can use Android Smart Lock in your device and connect with your Wi-Fi network to log in your device, then your phone automatically your phone for you when you forget your unlock password.
If you have a Samsung phone then, you don’t need to use this trick. For Samsung user, you only need to log in your Samsung account into your phones. Visit the website Samsung Find My mobile, log in your Samsung account here and use the to Unlock my screen, section to remove your phone lock. Some other features are also available as device-tracking that you can use it to track your phones.
Android Version 4.4 Kitkat and Below
Android KitKat Version 4.4 or earlier versions have an inbuilt feature to recover your Password, Pin and Pattern, whenever you forget the unlock password. To find your Password or reset your password, you only need to enter five-time wrong password in your device. After entering a five-time incorrect password, it can automatically preview on your screen as Forget Pin and Forget Pattern. Tap on the icon you will get on the page that asks you to enter your Gmail account and its password that is associated with Your phones.
Factory Reset as the Last Option to Get Password
If you do not get your Password with an above trick you have don’t into your device, then you need to reset your phone to unlock your device. Factor reset you devise eras all your data stored on your device so remember to backup your data online.
To online backup, your data login to Samsung website with your Samsung account and password. By logging in the website, you can access your email, contact, massage, application and everything that you have stored in your device with Samsung account you can get back. After resetting your phone, you need to set a new unlock password.
If you are inserted removable SD card in your phone, you can remove your SD card before resetting your phone. Data stored in your Removable SD card has been safe.
Elina John is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Mcafee security products at mcafee.com/activate.