How to Unlock Android Phone by Factory Reset when Its Locked

You land on this page may be because your Android phone got locked, I will explain how you can unlock android phone by using factory reset method. Yes Its Correct you still can use factory reset option even if its locked. If you have tried too many patterns or have entered wrong password many times and also your Google account is not working  you can simply follow the following steps to unlock your Android Phone.

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The thing which is also important is that while you unlock your Android Phone by this method your all personal data will be removed. You can re-install your apps form Store. And sync your contacts form Google account.

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Invalid Pattern attempts on Android

Factory Reset when Android is Locked

These are the steps for Factory Rest for Android to unlock your android smart phone.

1- Our very first step is to Turn off your Android Phone.

2- Press the Volume up button along with power button(use down volume key in case this not works) until the phone turns on

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press volume key and power button for factory reset.

3- When phone is turned on let go the volume button.

4- Keep pressing the Power button and you will enter into a recovery mode.

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A window is pen for the factory reset.

5- Select the factory reset option.

6- By pressing the factory reset you will see a confirmation screen .

7- Press YES for the confirmation.

8- Now press the Reboot button and reboot your android phone.

FAQs About Android Unlocking Android by Factory Reset

Q1: Can this method harm my phone by any means ?

A: I personally used this method and its working perfect for me, So you can use confidently but there is not any liability from us. Use at your own Risk.

Q2: Will my data saved after Android Factory Reset ?

A: You will lost some of your data but not completely, Like Memory Card and Contacts or Messages will be save but all phone settings will be reset to default.

Q3: Can I unlock my Android, If I don’t Know Linked Gmail Account Login Details ?

A: Yes by this method you can reset your phone and It will be unlocked.

These are the steps to factory reset for android. If still there is a problem let us know. We will surely try to solve your Problems.

Author: Umair Gujjar

Read articles of Mr Umair Gujjar. Software Engineer and a full time developer, creative person Love to write on Technology Mobiles Phones and Games. Love to do research work and try to find something new every time. Doing blogging as hobby and A Patriotic Muslim too.

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  1. i pressed volume button and power button simultaneously bu it doesnt work

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