1. AC Question's Avatar
    Samsung Galaxy S3

    I have no sim card for my old phone but want to access the contents of the phone. When I turn it on it is looking for a screen unlock code (numerical)
    As there is no sim in it how do i unlock the screen without resetting the phone?
    02-07-2016 03:59 PM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! The SIM has nothing to do with the PIN to unlock the screen. At some point, you or someone else set a screenlock PIN on that phone. If you've already tried entering your usual PINs, then see what happens if you purposely fail enough times--does it then ask you to enter your Google credentials?
    02-07-2016 10:42 PM
  3. Rukbat's Avatar
    If not, put your current SIM into that phone (if your current one is smaller, you can get a full set of adapters on eBay for about 99 cents - they work, I use one) and try Android Device Manager.
    02-07-2016 11:03 PM

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