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How To Unlock Your Android Smartphone After Lock Limits Have Been Exceeded


unlockWe all lock our phones for one reason or the other..sometimes we lock our phones for security reasons , or we just dont want anyone to make use of our phone…Android smartphones makes use of (unlock pin , Pattern lock , or fingerprint) security systems which makes it very difficult to unlock the phone without the user’s authorization..But all these systems have auto lockout , which automatically locksup the phone whenever someone fails to unlock the phone after several trials…

Alot of android users experience this problem and more will continue to experience this problem and now that more android phones are produced everyday…

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There are 2ways of fixing this problem..The first method involves signing in to your gmail account..but this method works only if you’ve synchronized you phone with your gmail before your phone was locked..

The Second Method Involved Resetting Your Factory Settings…Here’s How To Go About It..

>> Firstly , Power Off Your Android Smartphone

>> Next , Press and Hold the following keys in this order; “Up Volume Key” then “Home or Middle Key” then “Power Button” , Make sure you dont letgo of them until the phone starts to boot.

>> Your Smartphone will boot up and show some strange codes, and then some options would be provided.

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>>Use the Volume key to scroll down to “Restore Factory Defaults” or “Delete all User Data” depending on the one you see.

>> Once that is done, scroll down and select “Reboot Phone”

Thats It!! Hope Its Helpful..

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      1. Hi,
        Have you tried the steps explained in the article?

        Also let us know the model of your device. So we can research the best methods to help you unlock the device

  1. what if it is a screen touch, how can i get to the other buttons when the phone is powered off apart from the power button

  2. Did not work with my D5. After selecting “clear flash” and “reboot” the power button refused to work.

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