1. Kimberly Frosst-Brenner's Avatar
    Forgot my pattern, just changed yesterday. Tried it too many times now phone want my gmail. My gmail ID works fine on any computer, but my HTC Sensation will not recognize it. Yes, I have a reeeealy old phone, so I'm hoping that someone can help.
    I have ton of contacts and don't want to lose them, is there a way to get into my phone?
    05-15-2014 08:10 PM
  2. Vsweety's Avatar
    If you have your Gmail ID and password you can install the free app AndroidLost on your phone from another internet connected device's web browser. Then you can:
    * read sent and received SMS messages
    * wipe phone
    * lock phone
    * erase SD card
    * locate by GPS or network
    * start alarm with flashing screen
    * send SMS from web page
    * message popup
    * forward calls
    * remote install
    * phone status: battery, imei, etc.
    * remote SMS alarm
    * remote SMS lock and unlock
    * remote SMS erase SD card
    * remote SMS wipe phone
    * remote SMS APN control
    * start/stop GPS
    * start/stop WIFI
    * hide from launcher
    * email when SIM card is changed
    * get call list
    * take picture with front camera
    * take picture with rear camera
    * make your phone speak with text-to-speech
    * SMS message command
    * SMS speak command
    * lock timeout
    * restore settings on boot
    * record sound from microphone
    * start and stop data connection from SMS
    * start and stop WIFI connection from SMS
    * content browser prototype

    before you take it to the Service people where you bought it for a basic reset. You don't want them to have access to your data either, do you? So better wipe it all before you hand it over.
    Of course you have a good, recent backup data set of the phone stored somewhere close so that you can restore that to the phone after its reset, don't you?
    05-15-2014 10:59 PM
  3. jbutewicz's Avatar
    You can try this out.

    [GUIDE][HOW-TO]Crack android pattern lock! - xda-developers

    If you just want to factory reset then try this:
    Step 1: Keep Press Volume down + Call buttom "Green Button over the screen" and then Power all the above need press together until you will get bootup screen with following option

    Power Off
    Air Plane mode
    Restart Phone

    Step 2: Select "Restart Phone"

    Step 3: As phone goes to restart keep press Volume + Home + back button till the white screen comes

    Step 4: and done you will get white screen with following options

    Factory reset
    Something else

    Pick factory reset and you will be done.
    05-15-2014 11:09 PM

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