Android smartphones are famous world wide for having various kind of useful application, games. We download apps according to our need like we use messagers, photo editor, calling apps, launchers and every security apps. I already list out best android apps. Android is attractive OS but not so secure as it should had to be. As we can easily download Paid android apps for free. Which show that how much android is secure. Normally we use pattern lock to protect phone for others or even we use some applications but all these patterns can easily bypass just by doing little bit efforts. We just reset our phone to remove these pattern lock but what about if we wants to Unlock Pattern Lock On Android Without Losing Data ? Don’t worry you are at a right place. Like we know android is an open source platform and we can customize its settings & features according to us if we have a deep knowledge about android.
It is a very easy and simple method to secure our personal mobile phone data with pattern lock. We have to just draw a pattern and that’s it and you don’t have to bother put numbers or characters for password because we can easily forget numbers and characters as compare to pattern lock. It is a very rare case but you may forget your pattern lock. As usual we use gmail account in play store it become easy to reset but if you don’t have an email address to reset it. So don’t worry, those who forgot or might be forget their android pattern lock can easily unlock pattern lock without losing their personal data. Here we found some methods through which you can unlock pattern lock any of your android smartphone. We are going to explain different methods to unlock android smartphone pattern lock without losing data. So choose which you find out easy to do.
Method 1st:- Unlock Pattern Lock On Android Without Losing Data
- Download Aroma File Manager.
- A memory card for android device.
- You android device either locked by pattern lock or password lock.
Step 1. After download Aroma File Manager place it in your memory card (SD card). Insert the memory card into your locked android device.
Step 2. Open Stock Recovery Mode with reboot your android device and pressing Power Key and Volume up key simultaneously. Different phones may be have different methods to open stock recovery mode so if you face any problem Google it.
Step 3. After entering into recovery mode use Volume+ and Volume- buttons to scroll up and down. For select use middle button.
Step 4. From there click on “Install Zip from SD Card” and give path to install “Aroma File Manager” from SD card.
Step 5. After installing, it will open in recovery mode.
Step 6. From the Aroma File Manager navigate to settings >> go to bottom and click on “Automount all devices on start” and then exit.
Step 7. Repeat Step 4 & 5 again.
Step 8. After this you will get “Aroma File Manager” opened again.
Step 9. Now navigate to Data Folder >> System Folder and find >> “gesture.key” or “password.key” for pattern lock or password lock respectively.
Step 10. Delete that any one file and then exit aroma file manager and reboot your android device. After rebooting you will notice that password or pattern lock not removed. But don’t worry draw any pattern and you will open your android device but remember or note that pattern.
Method 2nd:- Unlock Android Pattern Lock
1. First Requirement is Download Android SDK and here I will show you How To download and install Android SDK Tools.
- Download and install Android SDK Tools for run ADB commands. Now select platform according to you download and install it.
- After installing open it, unchecked the other packages and check Android SDK Platform-tools and then click on install packages according to the image given below.
2. So the other requirement is USB Debugging should be enable before your android device locked.
3. The process will not be helpful if you doesn’t have specific and compatible drivers for your phone. So you should be very careful While installing your device compatible drivers.
Steps To Unlock Android Pattern Lock
Step 1. Connect your locked android phone with PC/Laptop via USB.
Step 2. Open folder where you installed Android SDK Tools Users >> App Data >> Local >> Android >> Android-SDK >> Platform-Tools and then click on blank space hold shift and click right mouse button and select “open command window here”.
Step 3. It will open you command window now you have to put some commands in the command window:-
For check your device is connected or not put command:-
Now put these commands:-
update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;
update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently’;
If above commands not working put:-
adb shell rm /data/system/gesture.key
Step 4. Once you done you have to reboot your android device. Now its all done.
After rebooting your device you will see the pattern lock disabled. So in this method USB Debugging should be enable before locked and it is must. But If it is not enable then you cannot proceed further steps.
Method 3rd:- Unlock Pattern With Factory Settings (Data Will Lost)
In the above methods we used PC/Laptop, we downloaded software and we put some commands. But if you haven’t PC/Laptop or your device was not enable USB Debugging then you can follow this method
Note:- In this method your all data will be lost. So if you do not want to lose your data then don’t follow this method.
Step 1. First Switch off your Locked Android Device.
Step 2. Now, boot your Android device into “Recovery Mode” using specific keys by holding power key and volume up key simultaneously.
Step 3. After opening Recovery Mode
- Select “Factory Data Reset” option and give “Yes“.
- Select “Wipe Cache Partition” to wipe cache data.
Step 4. After above steps Reboot your device.
Step 5. All Done ! Now, your device will start from the scratch.
I feel that you have learn something interesting facts about how to unlock pattern lock on android. But few may use this to hack but we can you this in a right way to open someone phone or even yours in trouble time. If you have any question leave your comments below.