[3 Ways] How to Recover Data When Samsung Fails to Enter Password?

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Summary: Wondering how to restore Samsung data if it fails to enter password to unlock Samsung? This post will show you three effective ways to recover data when Samsung fails to enter password for your reference.

Method 1. Manually Unlock Samsung and Transfer Data
Method 2. Restore Backup from Google Account to Your New Device
Method 3. Selectively Restore Samsung Data via Broken Samsung Data Extraction

Now is an era of smartphones and every one has a variety of communications equipment with different account and password. Some friends have not only one smart phones and it is not safe enough to set up the same password on every cellphone. So it is easy to forget password to unlock your Samsung device.

recover samsung data without password

Except for forgotten password, some people may also fail to enter password for different reasons, for example:

- Samsung won't enter alphabets but numbers when entering password.
- Samsung won't offer a option to confirm password after entering.
- Samsung won't unlock when entering the right passcode.
- Samsung phone is unresponsive and gets stuck on Home screen.
- Samsung Touch screen doesn't work.
- Samsung's phone screen gets broken or cracked.

Anyway, no matter what reason it is, if you need to recover data from Samsung when you can't enter password, you can also get help from this user guide to restore Samsung data without entering password.

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Method 1. Manually Unlock Samsung and Transfer Data

1. Unlock Samsung by Reboot and Transfer Samsung Data for Backup

If you remember your password but you can not enter password to unlock your Samsung phone because the screen is not responsive, you can try to restart your Samsung phone to get it back to normal, so that you can enter password again and transfer Samsung data on your request.

Here is how to soft restart Samsung Galaxy S/Note:

- Simply long press the Power button for a few seconds and release it when the screen shows Samsung logo.
- Wait for 2 minutes, you can repress the Power button to turn it on again.

restart to unlock samsung

Then you might check if it works, if yes, you might transfer your Samsung data to computer for backup now; if not, try to hard reboot your Samsung phone.

2. Remove & Reset Password via Recovery Mode and Recover Lost Samsung Data

You can put your Samsung device into Recovery Mode to remove password on your Samsung device, but please be noted that this will also delete all data and settings from your Samsung device, restoring your device to default factory settings.

- Power off your Samsung device by pressing Power button to make Samsung goes completely black.
- Press and hold "Volume Up + Home + Power" buttons altogether till the Samsung logo appears on screen to enter Recovery Mode.
- On Recovery Mode, choose "wipe data/factory reset" option using Volume Down button, and confirm it with Power button.
- Select "yes, delete all user data" and then choose "Reboot system now" option using Volume buttons to restart your device.

remove password to unlock samsung

After restarting, your device should be able to access without entering password, and now you can either reset your password on Settings or recover your lost data from Samsung after factory reset.

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Method 2. Restore Backup from Google Account to Your New Device

Fail to unlock your Samsung phone again? Then you can think about restoring backup to a new Android device if you have backed up your Samsung data to Google account or have synced photos and videos to your Google Photo Library. You can do this easily by adding your Google account to your new device and restore backup files directly on the new device.

Step 1. On your new Android device that you can unlock, go to "Settings" > "Accounts" > "Add account" > "Google".

add google account to samsung to restore data

Step 2. Then you might enter the Google account that you used to back up your Samsung data and tap "Next" to move.

Step 3. Enter your password for your Google account to add it to your device.

Step 4. Go back to "Settings" > "Backup & reset" and check the box of "Automatic restore" option.

restore samsung data to a new device

Thus all of your files of your locked Samsung from Google account's backup are supposed to be restored onto your new Android device now.

Warm Prompt: It is recommended to back up your Samsung data regularly when your Samsung phone is available in case of data lost or Samsung phone becomes unavailable for some day.

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Method 3. Selectively Restore Samsung Data via Broken Samsung Data Extraction

Think that the above ways are not suitable for you? You can directly recover your personal files from your locked Samsung device with a third-party tool - Broken Android Data Extraction without entering password. It is a powerful data recovery tool designed for broken Android device. So if you fail to enter password on Samsung, you can also easily recover Samsung data with this Broken Android Data Extraction with a few steps.

What Can Broken Android Data Extraction Do for You?

As a professional data recovery tool for Android phone, it can automatically detect your device and scan your Samsung data without enabling USB debugging or entering password to unlock Samsung. What's more, you can selectively recover all kinds of personal data from Samsung device, including contacts, messages, message attachments, call logs, WhatsApp, WhatsApp attachments, photos, picture library, videos, audios, documents and many more.

Besides, you can restore data from broken Samsung in different situations, for example, you can not enter password on Samsung, Samsung stays in broken screen, black screen or the Touch screen doesn't work on Samsung and etc. And it is fully compatible with almost all models of Samsung device, including Samsung Galaxy S9+/S9/S8+/S8/S7/S6/S5/S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 8/Note 7/Note 6/Note 5/Note 4, Samsung J3/J3 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A5 and etc.

Below are the free trails of the Broken Android Data Extraction, please download it on your computer and start to get your Samsung data back even you fail to enter password on it.

[User Guide] Steps to Retrieve Samsung Data When It Fails to Enter Password:

Step 1. Launch Broken Android Data Extraction on your computer after downloading and installing, and get a USB cable to connect your Samsung device to computer. Then the program will automatically detect your device right away without enabling USB debugging.

connect samsung to computer

Step 2. Switch to "Broken Android Phone Data Extraction" section on the left panel, and hit the first "Start" button to recover data from broken Samsung. Then select your device name and device model from the drop-down menu and hit "Confirm" option to move on.

broken samsung recovery without entering password

Step 3. Next, you will be asked to put your Samsung device into Download mode with the onscreen guide. After entering Download mode, please hit "Start" button to move on.

recover data from samsung when it fails to enter password

Step 4. Then the program will automatically scan your device for your personal files. After a while, you might check the boxes before different file types that you want to recover from your Samsung device, such as Contacts, Messages, Gallery, Videos and etc.. After selection, simply hit "Recover" button on the bottom to save them on your computer right away.

recover data when samsung fails to enter password

So, that's it. And the recovered Samsung data will be saved in the original, non-damaged and unmodified format. Then you can check or manage your Samsung data on your computer easily. Now, you might download the program to have a try.

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