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how can i unlock my phone when i forgot my password


AC Question

i have locked myself out of my phone and forgot my alternate password how can i unlock my phone?

B. Diddy

Senior Ambassador
Mar 9, 2012
Welcome to Android Central! What phone is it? On many phones, if you fail enough times, you'll get asked your Google credentials, so give that a try. Otherwise, you may want to bring the phone back to your wireless store and see if they can help.