Android Password Protection or Pattern

Android Pin Pattern 2 - ComputingCage
Android Pin Pattern 2 – ComputingCage

If You Forget Android Password Then What To Do

Usually Android user uses the pin pattern or password to unlock device. If you forget your pin or password of your device then it doesn’t mean that it is useless or you have to call a specialist. Here is another way to solve this problem to unlock the phone. Android employees different technique for password protection using apps and bio-metric.

Google put more effort to secure its operating system improving it in new versions. Although it is very difficult to solve this problem in Android’s new versions Lollipop and Marshmallow but here is a way to make your device useful. See related article: Spy Adware of Android

Password Protection In Android 4.4

Android 4.4 and previous versions have a way in which if you forget your password then you can bypass the authentication method however in Android Lollipop 0.5 versions it has finished this feature. If you have Android version 5 or 6 then you choose another way. If you forgot you Android phone or tablet’s password then firstly you put wrong password 5 to 10 times. You know you try to put the password in limited amount. If you put wrong password in many time then appear a message on screen is” Forgot PIN” “Forgot Pattern” or “Forgot Password”. Select this option then on next screen it asks you about the detail of Google account.

Type Google account detail that you already have associated with your device and reset your password. In this way you use your device without losing any data and save resources.

Password Protection After Android 5.0

As we have already discussed that this security method has been removed in Android 5.0 or new later versions. This is absolutely done due to security issues that your data could not be stolen. It is possible that “Android Smart Lock” feature helps you in this problem. If you activate this feature then you can automatically unlock with connecting a safe wireless network like home wireless network.

If you use Samsung mobile phone then go to the website of “Samsung Find My Mobile” and login or use the option of “Unlock My Mobile” to activate your mobile. And you may choose last option is to reset your mobile phone.

Android Pin Pattern - ComputingCage
Android Pin Pattern – ComputingCage

Inam Ul Haq is currently working as Creative Director & Publisher in the ComputingCage. He normally supervises posts, floats ideas and helps team members. Moreover he is member with IEEE, ACM and Internet Society.


  1. Why are you making so complicated ?
    Scroll using your “Volume up and down” button until you find the “Factory Data Reset” option. Tap the “Factory Data Reset” option. Tap “Reset phone”. This will erase all of your data, but it will allow you to unlock your Android mobile device.

    This is easy way for reset your phone.


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