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dr.fone - Unlock (Android): How To

"I've forgotten my Android phone's lock. Is there a way to remove the lock and don't lose my data? "

Have you encountered the same situation? Don't worry. You can try dr.fone to unlock the screen lock without losing your data on Samsung/LG Android devices. It supports to remove Android phone password, PIN, pattern and fingerprint.

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Part 1. Unlock Android lock screen in standard mode

Let’s see how it works to remove Android lock screen in standard mode.

Step 1. Connect your Android phone

Launch dr.fone on your computer and select "Unlock" among all the tools.

run the program to remove android lock screen

Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Then click "Unlock Android Screen" on the program.

connect device to remove android lock screen

Step 2. Select device model

Since the recovery package for different phone models is different, it's very important to select the correct phone model. You can find all the supported device models in the list.

select device model

Step 3. Enter into Download Mode

Then follow the instructions on the program to get the Android phone into Download Mode.

  1. Power off the phone.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down + Home button + Power button at the same time.
  3. Press the Volume Up to enter Download Mode.

begin to remove android lock screen

Step 4. Download recovery package

After you get your device into the download mode, it will begin downloading recovery package. Just wait until it's completed.

prepare to remove android lock screen

Step 5. Remove Andorid lock screen without losing data

When the recovery package downloading is completed, click "Remove Now" and enter the confirmation code to remove the screen lock. This process won't hurt any data on your Android device.

remove android lock screen

Once the whole progress is over, you can access your Android device without entering any password and view all your data on the device with no limits.

android lock screen bypassed

Still haven't figured out how to remove Android lock screen? Here is the video tutorial to help you.

Part 2. Unlock Android lock screen in advanced mode

If you cannot find your Android model in the device list, then you need to choose the advanced mode to remove your Android lock screen. Here is how:

Note that this mode may erase device data.

Step 1. Select the second option (advanced mode).

Select the second option "I can't find my device model from the list above".

android lock screen removal in advanced mode

Then the android unlock tool will prepare for lock screen removal.

prepare configuration file

After the configuration file is prepared well, click on "Unlock Now".

unlock android in recovery mode

Step 2. Enter the recovery mode.

Now it's time to boot your Android into the Recovery mode.

For an Android device with Home button:

  1. Turn off the device first.
  2. Then long press the Volume Down + Power buttons to restart it.
  3. When the screen turns black, immediately long press the Volume Up + Home + Power buttons for a few seconds.
  4. Release all the buttons when the brand logo appears.

enter recovery mode with home button

For an Android device without a Home button:

  1. Turn off the Android device. If you are prompted to enter a lock screen password, long press Volume Down + Power buttons to force restart it.
  2. When the screen turns black, immediately long press Volume Up + Bixby + Power buttons for a few seconds.
  3. Release all the buttons when the brand logo pops up.

enter recovery mode without home button

Step 3. Bypass the Android lock screen.

After the Recovery mode is activated, follow the on-screen instructions to wipe all device settings.

wipe device settings

In a while, your Android device will has it lock screen removed.

lock screen removed - advanced mode