Friday, 23 May 2014

How to Remove Forgotten Passcode Patterns on Any Android Device

How to Recover Forgotten Pattern Lock on Android Phones or Tablets

1. First of all connect your device to the PC and make sure USB debugging is enabled.

2. Now on your Windows PC, Go to START->RUN–>Type CMD

3. Now one by one type the following commands in the command window;

“Adb shell


sqlite3 settings.db

update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;

update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedout permanently’;


4. After applying the above stated commands, reboot your device now. After normal reboot, you again will notice Lock pattern screen, but this time, you will have the choice to create a new pattern lock code for your device.

What if this does not work for, I still have got another way left to which will completely remove forgotten pattern or passcode lock from your Android device.

How to Completely Remove the Forgotten Passcode/Patterns Lock on Android

This method, is probably the easiest to get access to your locker android phone, but with one limitation, and that is, it will wipe all data from your device, which includes, your contacts, apps and so on, using this method, you will factory reset your Android device and it is the last option left to access your device if other methods have not worked for you, and this one will probably will work.

1. Switch-Off your device

2. Now at the same time, Hold the Volume Up/Down + Power Button, to Turn-On your device, keep holding unless you see the Android System Recovery Menu. (Note that, depending on your device, you may different key combination to enter the Android system recovery mode)

Howto: Wipe data/Factory reset Android Phone

3. Now use your Volume Up/Down keys to navigate through options and power button, to select options.

4. Now as we want to wipe data/factory reset, so choose it and confirm yes to factory reset your android phone.

5. Once you factory reset, from the menu, select Reboot system now option to reboot your device.

That’s it folks, hopefully all three methods have helped you, to remove forgotten Passcode/Patterns on your Android Phone or tablet. If it was useful for you, share it with your friends and leave a comment in the comment section, or if in case you’re unable to get solved your problem, let us know in the comment section.

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