I can't unlock my screen and my volume buttons are broken. How can I get into recovery?

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I have a Nexus 6 from Motorola/Google and wanted to flash the latest Lineage OS on it. I never had any problems with it.

I sideloaded it using adb, plus the corresponding MindTheGap google apps.

Now, unfortunately, I can't get passed the lock screen, since the launcher seems to crash and sends me right back to the lock screen.

Also my down volume button is broken and the rest are very flimsy, so I can't get into the recovery mode that way.

In addition, probably because of flashing the new ROM, adb says my phone is unauthorized and none of the methods I could find worked for me.

My buttons are broken, I can't remove the battery and killing the server/deleting the key files does nothing.

I'm out of ideas here. I hope one of you can come up with some magical hack.

USB debugging is activated on the phone at least.