Top 5 Ways for Green Hands to Bypass Samsung Lock Screen 2019

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Summary

We set a password on our Samsung Galaxy phones to avoid others access to the private data without permissions. You are allowed to set PIN/pattern/fingerprint as a password on modern Samsung devices. However, sometimes we forget the password and can't access our own Samsung phones.

Here are some free ways to bypass Samsung lock screen. Method 1 or Method 2 should be the first choice for most of you. And Method 3 and Method 4 have their limits to unlock your Samsung phone. If you set a fingerprint for the only password and the fingerprint reader is insensitive, or all the above methods fail to unlock your phone, try the last method.

What's more, it is important to back up files from your Samsung Galaxy at first if you plan to send it to a repair shop for unlocking. Method 5 can help to extract files from Samsung to a PC.

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Method 1. How to Bypass Samsung Lock Screen with Samsung Find My Mobile?

Forget your password/PIN and want to unlock your Samsung Galaxy? Find My Mobile must be the first option for you because it is a built-in feature of all Samsung devices. To use this handy tool, you are required to log in your Samsung account on your device before it is locked.

If you have not yet set a Samsung account or logged in this account on your Galaxy, this tool can not work for you. In addition, some mobile phone carriers block this feature to protect users' private from mobile phone hackers. But if you have kept your Samsung account being logged in your device, try the method!

Supported Samsung devices: Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/S7/S6/S5, Galaxy Note9/8/7/6, Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A6, Galaxy J8/J7/J6/J5, and more.

Here's how:

  1. On a computer web browser, visit Samsung Find My Mobile Website.
  2. Click "Sign in" to log in your Samsung account.
  3. Once done, go to the "Lock my screen" section on the left panel.
  4. Enter a new PIN to unlock your Galaxy screen. This would be the new password for your Samsung device, please remember it.
  5. Click "Lock" on the bottom.
  6. Wait for a few minutes, the PIN you set on the web browser just now can be used to unlock your Samsung Galaxy.

how to bypass samsung lock screen with find my device

Further Read:

3 Ways to Recover Data When Samsung Fails to Enter Password

Data Recovery on Samsung Galaxy with Broken Screen

As we talk above, a Samsung account should have been logged in your Samsung Galaxy before you failed to lock it with the old password. What if you are used to using a Google account on your Samsung phone instead of a Samsung account? Please don't worry, go ahead to Method 2.

Method 2. Bypass Samsung Lock Screen Using Google Account - Android Device Manager

Like Samsung, Google has its own "Find My Mobile" feature for all Android users, which is well-known as Android Device Manager. With the same rule as the Samsung Find My Mobile, before the failure of unlocking screen, you need to have logged in your Google account on your Samsung Galaxy phone.

Supported Samsung devices: Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/S7/S6/S5, Galaxy Note9/8/7/6, Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A6, Galaxy J8/J7/J6/J5, and more.

To unlock your Galaxy with Android Device Manager, you need to:

  1. Open a web browser on your computer, visit Android Device Manager Website.
  2. Sign in your Google account that you used on the locked Samsung phone.
  3. Check if the default device displayed on the left panel is yours.
  4. If not, hit on the "Refresh" button and select the one as you need. If it is, go to next step.
  5. Click "LOCK".
  6. Enter a new password to replace the old one. Then click "Lock".
  7. The password/PIN will change to the new one you have set after a few minutes. Then you can unlock your Samsung Galaxy with the new password.

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Unfortunately, if you can't meet the conditions of Find My Mobile or Android Device Manager, you can jump to other methods on this page. Please go on.

Method 3. How to Bypass Galaxy Lock Screen with Google Login?

It is quite an effective method to unlock your Samsung Galaxy without losing data, however, it only works on Android OS 4.4 and lower. Many of you should have upgraded Android OS to a higher version, so this may be the easiest but useless one on modern Samsung devices.

If you need to unlock your aged Samsung phone, you can charge it and try this method. Apart from the Android version, the condition to use this method is that you can still remember the backup PIN or the Google account that you used on this phone.

Supported Samsung devices: Samsung smartphones running Android OS 4.4 and lower.

To do that:

  1. Enter a wrong PIN/password/pattern for 5 times.
  2. Click on "Forgot Pattern".
  3. Enter your Google account and sign in, or type the backup PIN.
  4. Then your Galaxy will be unlocked.

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Here are the 3 ways for free to unlock your Samsung Galaxy. They are easy enough for novice users to bypass the lock screen without losing data. The last free way to remove the forgotten password is to perform a factory reset via Android Recovery mode.

Method 4. How to Remover Forgotten Password via Android Recovery Mode

Android users can access to the Android System Recovery Mode on each Android phone. You can restart the system, perform a factory reset and wipe cache partition. It can be used in these cases:

#1. Forget your password.

#2. The fingerprint reader is dead.

#3. Frozen screen/touch screen can't work.

Here's how:

  1. Press Power key and tap on "Power off" from the screen.
  2. Press the Power key and Volume Down key, you can see a "Start" on the top of the screen.
  3. Press Volume Down key two or three times and you can see "Recovery mode" in red on the top of the screen.
  4. Press Power key to enter it.
  5. Then you can see "No command" on the screen.
  6. Press Power key and Volume Up key at the same time for around 3 seconds.
  7. Keep pressing the Power key and hold down Volume Up key once.
  8. Use Volume keys to select "Wipe data/ factory reset" and press Power key to enter it.
  9. Then you can choose "yes, delete all user data" and then choose "Reboot system now" option to restart the phone.
  10. After that, your device should be able to access without entering password.

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For more details, you can go to:

Android System Recovery - How to Fix Android Stuck at Android System Recovery?

[Factory Reset Android] 2 Ways to Restore Android to Factory Settings

Performing a factory reset has a risk of losing all user data on your Galaxy phone although it is said to have a 50% chance for data recovery. And this way is a bit complex for novice users. If you can't access to your Samsung phone because of the forgotten password or the insensitive fingerprint reader, you can read on the next part to learn how to bypass Samsung lock screen without losing data.

Method 5. How to Bypass Samsung Lock Screen without Losing Data? - Forgot Password/Fail to Input Fingerprint

Broken Samsung Data Extraction is the best bet to remove the forgotten password and it will skip the insensitive fingerprint reader to extract data from your Samsung Galaxy to a PC.

It works perfectly when you have set a fingerprint for the only password to unlock your Galaxy but the reader is dead. In such a case, you can't access the Galaxy phone system, but you don't want to lose any data from your Samsung device. Broken Samsung Data Extraction is your best choice. However, it has limited compatibility that you can check your Samsung devices from the following note.

  • Supported Devices: Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 5/Note 4/Note 3, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1.

Quick steps to remove the password on Samsung Galaxy:

  1. Connect your Samsung Galaxy to a PC via USB cable.
  2. Select the proper recovery mode based on the prompts.
  3. Match your device model info to the program.
  4. Enter download mode to download a file package to fix the problem.
  5. Try to access your Samsung Galaxy without fingerprint password.
  6. Or you can preview and back up files from Samsung to PC and send your phone to a repair shop to fix the reader.

For details:

Step 1. Connect Samsung Galaxy to PC.

Launch the Broken Samsung Data Extraction program on your computer after downloading and installing. Then link your Samsung phone to computer with a USB cable, making the program detect it.

Step 2. Choose the proper mode to fix the problem.

On the interface, you need to read the instructions carefully and select a proper mode based on your phone issue to fix the problem. Since you can not input a correct password or access to the phone, you can click on the "Start" button as below to proceed.

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Step 3. Match your Samsung Galaxy model with the program.

In this step, you can see an interface as below to let you choose your device name and device model from the drop-down menu. You can check the supported devices from the note above. This is prepared for the next step to download a fix package.

select your samsung device and medel

Step 4. Enter the download mode to fix the problem.

Follow the on-screen prompts to enter the download mode. The software will download a repair package to fix your phone issue so that it can scan out the existing data on your Android phone. After that, it will get your phone back to normal. Here, you need to:

(1) Power off your phone.

(2) Press and hold the "Volume Down" + "Home" + "Power" button at the same time.

(3) Hold the "Volume Up" button to enter the download mode.

enter download mode

Step 5. Check if you can access to your Galaxy without password.

After downloading the fix package, you can now try to access to your Galaxy to see if you can enter your phone system without a password. If failed, you can preview the files on the computer and back up them from your Galaxy to the PC. Then, send your Samsung to a repair shop to fix the fingerprint reader.

back up files from samsung to pc

Supported files: contacts, SMS, call logs, photos, music, WhatsApp, videos, etc.

As its name said, Broken Samsung Data Extraction is used to recover files from broken Samsung screen. You can read these article if needed:

How to Recover Lost Data on Broken or Dead Android Phone

The Final Thoughts:

Here are the 5 easiest methods for novice users to bypass Samsung lock screen. Method 4 is not recommended for its complex steps and risks to lose data without recovery. Method 3 has limits on Android OS. Method 1 or Method 2 should be the first choice for most of you because they are easy to use, yet with preconditions.

If all the above methods failed, try the fifth method to remove the fingerprint password and back up files from your Samsung Galaxy to PC and send your phone to a repair shop.

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