Dr.Fone User Guide for Screen Unlock

Learn how to use Dr.Fone to remove all types of lock screens on your Android or iOS Device. Download the latest version of Dr.Fone and get started now.

How To Unlock Android Lock Screen?

An Android device whose screen lock is forgotten becomes inaccessible! If this happens, the best thing to do is unlock the screen through an unconventional service. Wondershare Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock (Android) provides features that can help you to unlock your locked Android. Learn more about how to unlock Android patterns, passwords, PINs, and fingerprints.

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Part 1: Remove Screen Lock Without Losing Data for Part Samsung Devices

Note: This tool can remove the Android lock screen without losing data only for part of the Samsung devices in this list. For other devices, you can direct to Part 2, which can remove the lock screen by erasing data.

The first method involves removing the screen lock of the Android device without putting the data at risk. The platform does not perform in-depth operations for this particular mechanism, which is why the data is protected in this case. To know how this is achieved, follow the guidelines provided next:

Step 1Open Screen Unlock Tool

Install the latest version of Wondershare Dr.Fone on your computer and connect your Android device with a USB cable. Once it connects, navigate under the Toolbox > Screen Unlock to open the unlock screen tool.

launch screen unlock android

* Dr.Fone Mac version still has the old interface, but it does not affect the use of Dr.Fone function, we will update it as soon as possible.

Step 2Proceed to Select Android Screen Unlocking

As you are directed to a new screen, select the Android option to continue unlocking your Android screen lock.

select android unlock option

Step 3Continue With Appropriate Operation

Proceed to select Unlock Android Screen out of the two options on the next screen.

select android screen unlock

Step 4Select to Remove Screen Lock Without Data Loss

Following this, you will be directed to another screen where you have to select the device brand, Samsung. And choose Remove without Data Loss.

select to remove without data loss

select to remove without data loss

Step 5Define Device Details

Next, you will have to select the Brand, Device Name, and Device Model to unlock the Android screen. Turn on the checkmark showing the option of I agree with the warning, and I am ready to proceed. Continue by clicking Next to unlock the screen.

set device details

Step 6Confirm to Unlock Screen

You will be prompted to confirm the process by typing "000000". On writing the code, click Confirm to execute the required operation.

confirm screen unlocking

Step 7Put Android in Download Mode

Dr.Fone will guide you to put your Android device into Download Mode according to the model you have identified. Once you have followed the instructions, the platform automatically leads to the next screen to execute the process.

put android in download mode

Step 8Observe the Unlock Process

The following screen shows the progress of the screen unlocking process, where the required drivers and the configuration file are downloaded on the platform.

proceed to remove screen lock

Step 9Remove Screen Lock Successfully

You will be prompted with a new screen showing the completion of the process.

remove android screen lock

Part 2: Screen Lock Removal For Most Android Device Brands

Unlock Android screen without data loss is restricted to specific Samsung devices. If you don't find your device in the supported device list and feel a problem unlocking the device screen, you can try removing the lock screen in another way Dr.Fone - Screen Unlock provided. The guidelines are as below:

Step 1Look for the Method to Remove Locks of Most Android Devices

After you have accessed Screen Unlock > Android, continue to select the Unlock Android Screen option.

access remove screen lock function

Step 2Select Device Brand and Put Device into Specific Mode to Wipe All data.

Select the device brand that you want to unlock the screen.

Note: For other Samsung devices that are not supported to unlock without losing data, choose "100% Remove Screen lock" after taping Samsung icon.

select brand in use

Choosing the device brand will automatically lead you to enter the specific mode. Dr.Fone will start to unlock Android screen after getting into the specific mode. Note that the processes to enter specific modes vary according to different device brands. Here taking Google phones as an example:

select brand in use

Step 3Screen Unlocked Successfully

Wait for the unlock process to complete. If it has failed, click Try Again to make another effort. If you have successfully unlocked the screen of your Android device, tap Done.

android screen unlocked


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