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How to Unlock Android Phone without Google Account

Sep 01, 2020 • Filed to: Remove Device Lock Screen • Proven solutions

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Uh oh – you’ve forgotten your Android Unlock code and you can’t get it online to unlock using Google. Nothing could be more frustrating than gazing at your phone, knowing that it is essentially a paperweight at this point. Unless you can get it unlocked, your phone is useless and all of your important photos, text messages, and content are all locked out of your reach. While right now, nothing can do without a Google account. But you can try to reset your Google account first.

Part 1: How to Bypass Lock Screen on Android device with Google Account (Android Device Manager)

Even if you have a Google account, if your phone isn’t connected to the internet you cannot access it to unlock your phone. If this sounds familiar, you can always try this method.

1. First, navigate to the Android Device Manager page. You will need to sign in with the Google account that you use to set up your phone.

Android Device Manager link: http://www.google.com/android/devicemanager

android Device Manager log in

2. Once you have logged in, you will automatically be redirected to the Android Device Manager page. If this is your first time, just click the “Accept” button.

android Device Manager start

3. A list of all of the devices that registered to this Android account will pop up. Select the device in question from this list.

android Device Manager list of devices

4. The Android Device Manager will then locate your device. Make sure it is turned on!

android Device Manager locating device

5. After it has been located, you will have a few options for what to do next. If you do not know the location of your phone, you can call it from this screen, but if you know where it is, simply click the ‘Enable Lock & Erase’ option.

android Device Manager device located

6. A notification will pop up on your device; confirm it.

android Device Manager Erase & Lock

7. At this point, you will be asked to create a new lock screen password. Once you have chosen one, press “Lock.”

android Device Manager New Lock Screen

8. Now simply enter the new passcode on your device and voila! It will open and you can get back to your daily routine.

Part 2: How to Reset Your Google Account on your Android phone

If you have forgotten your Google Account password, it is still possible to unlock your account and access the information within. Here is how you can unlock your Google account on your Android phone.

1. On your browser, go to the Google home page and try to sign in. You will fail, but that is good! It will lead you to the next step.

android Google web page

2. Since you cannot sign-in on the sign-in page, you can now select the ‘Help’ link.

android Goodle log in

3. Choose the “forgot password” option. You will be prompted to enter your email address to proceed.

android Google trouble signing in

4. Two options will then appear: the first is your phone number, and the other asks you for your backup email.

android Google forgot passwordandroid Google forgot pssword enter email

5. Enter either one of these options and you will receive a verification code via email, SMS, or via a telephone call from an operator. If you have chosen to enter your back-up email, at this point you will receive detailed instructions on how to access the ‘reset password’ page.

android Google automated call verificationandroid Google automated call verification

6. Once you have been redirected to the ‘reset password’ page you can input your new login information.

android Google reset link

7. Finally, you can unlock your Google account on your Android! Confirm this by clicking the “Change Password” button. Success!

android Google reset password input new password

We know that losing or forgetting your Android lock code can be a real pain, and so these solutions are sure to put the smile back on your face and get you using your phone again as usual. As you can see, the Dr.Fone toolkit is a simple and reliable way to unlock your Android phone, but you can always try the Google option if you assess that it better suits your needs. No matter which solution you choose, your locked Android phone will be up and running again in no time at all.

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