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Locked phn out of options help

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My phone is locked after I forgot pattern lock I tried everything nothing works.I don't want to reset my phone and lose everything. I tried emergency call bypass no dial pad I did hit 911 call when it dials there's a tiny dial pad but I hit hang up right away because I don't want 911 call to go through


Retired Moderator
Feb 12, 2012
You have 2 options - remember the pattern or reset the phone (if you remember your Google account and password).

If there were other options, the lock screen wouldn't be very secure, would it?

B. Diddy

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Mar 9, 2012
Welcome to Android Central! If you have a Samsung phone, you could try using Samsung's Find My Mobile to remotely unlock the phone. Otherwise, you're out of luck. Think of your phone's password as similar to a safe's combination. If you forget the combination, you can't get what's in the safe. So if you're prone to forgetting important information like this, write it down next time and keep that piece of paper somewhere safe and secure.