Android phones have become one of the most important parts of our lives today.  To prevent unwanted access to your phone ,  you may have set a password, pattern lock or the personal identification number (PIN) on your Android.

Whether you forget the pattern lock, password protecting your phone or enter the wrong PIN multiple times, locking your phone up permanently is a common problem. Don’t panic.  Well, it is not easy to bypass android lock screen due to their complex design but it’s not entirely impossible to unlock android phone. However, there is no single method which works for all the devices, We would be going to share some most effective methods that you can use to Bypass your Android lock screen.

ADM

You can use this service called Android Device Manager, on any device or computer. The service can be used only if , you are logged into the Google account, in locked phone.
 
Forgot Pattern Lock, Bypass Android Lock Screen using adm

Once you are into ADM, Choose the device you want to unlock, Click on “lock” button. After clicking on this, a new window will ask you for new password to replace the pin or pattern that you have forgot.

Type your new password and click on “Lock” button and you can unlock the device using new password.
 

Bypass screen lock with Samsung’s “Find My Mobile” feature

This is the most effective way to bypass the android lock if you are using a Samsung device. To unlock the device, user need to be logged into the Samsung account to use this feature.

Start by heading to Samsung’s Find my Phone from any browser and log into your Samsung account.
Once logged into account, click the “Lock my screen” button on the left hand pane. From there, enter the new PIN in first field, followed by a click on “Lock” option near the bottom of the screen.

After a few moments, your lock screen pattern lock/ password will change to the PIN, which you can use to bypass android lock screen.

Use ADB to delete the password file

This method will work only if you have previously enabled USB debugging on your Android and if you’ve allowed the computer you’re using to connect via ADB.

First, connect your phone to your computer with a USB data cable, Open a command prompt window in your ADB installation directory. Type the following command and hit enter.

adb shell rm/data/system/gesture.key

to access the locked phone, now you just have to reboot the phone and you’ll be inside the phone. But make sure to set a new pattern , password or PIN before you reboot again because this is temporary.

Perform a factory reset to gain access to the Device.

This is one of the most efficient methods that you can use to unlock the phone if nothing else works. If you’re more concerned to bypass the lock screen and get into the device than saving the data stored on it.

Also there is a limitation called Factory reset protection , You’ll need to know your Google account password to use this method if the phone was released in 2016 or later.
This involves few simple steps but the process may differ depending on your device type.

For most of the phones, start by switching off the device, When the screen goes black, Press and hold the power button and volume buttons together. It will take you to the bootloader menu. From there, press the volume down button twice and press the power button to select the “Recovery mode” option.

As soon as you enter the recovery mode, use the volume up and power button to select and enter the “Wipe data/factory reset” mode.

Once the process finishes, select the “Reboot system now” option to regain the access to your phone. If the phone was released in 2016 or later you’ll be prompted to enter Google account password that were previously used on the phone before it was reset.

Unlock Android Screen Pattern with Google Login

This is the perfect way to get access into your phone if your device is running Android 4.4 or lower.

When you enter the incorrect pattern/PIN for five times, ( The number of incorrect attempt may be different according to your phone setting ) You’ll see a message “Try again in 30 seconds.”
Click on option that says “Forgot pattern” at the bottom of the screen.

It will ask you to enter your Google credentials, then enter your Gmail account details. You’ll receive an email from Google, containing your unlock pattern or you’ll be able to change it.

 

Bypass Third-Party Lock Screen by Booting into Safe Mode


If the Android you’re trying to unlock have a third-party app pattern/pin enabled on home screen rather than the original lock screen than this is the easiest and fastest ways to bypass the lock screen.

You can boot into safe mode in any Android from power menu. Long press the power button, then it will ask you to boot into safe mode, choose “OK”.

Once this process is finished your third-party lock screen will be disabled temporary. Make sure to wipe the app data or uninstall that particular third party app. Reboot your phone to get out of safe mode and third-party lock screen will be disappeared.

Rajendra Choudhary

Rajendra is a Cyber Security Analyst, Developer & Professional Blogger. His free time is spent on Blogging, Wordpress, Creating Videos for Youtube Channel to share his knowledge with rest of us

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