Android - Unlock pattern forgotten

September 2016

The screen unlock pattern allows you to secure the access your Android phone. If you no longer remember the unlock pattern of your device you can always sign-in with your Google account. But how will you proceed when you phone is not connected to the internet?

Reset to factory settings

The only solution is to (hard) reset your Android smartphone to factory settings. The procedure may differ from one phone model to another. Be informed that you might loose any data that are not synchronized :

Resetting your device

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