1. Rutz1104's Avatar
    Guys my dad has a GS3 n unfortunately he has forgotten his pattern unlock n he's in India n wants to unlock the phone. He doesn't know anything about Hard Booting. Is it possible to unblock it. Pls guys help me

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    12-09-2014 03:05 PM
  2. anon8380037's Avatar
    It should be no problem if Android Device Manager was left enabled in the Security settings.

    But first off, usually with a pattern lock on Samsungs, if he keeps trying enough times he will be given a screen to either enter a backup pin number OR a username and password (I think that's how it's worded). Basically it's asking to enter his Google email address and password.

    If that doesn't work, log in to his Google email / account on a pc, go to Device Manager which will find the phone on a map if it's on, and select "Lock" which lets you lock! the phone and enter a new pin number, so overriding the old pattern lock.
    Good luck.

    www.Google.com/android/devicemanager

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    12-09-2014 03:19 PM
  3. Rutz1104's Avatar
    I will try n let u know any ways thanks a lot bro

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    12-09-2014 07:42 PM

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