Android Screen Lock Removal to Remove PIN, Password & Fingerprint

A lock screen is a user interface element used by various operating systems. They regulate immediate access to a device by requiring the user to perform a certain action to receive access, such as entering a password, using a certain button combination, performing a certain pattern or using a user’s fingerprint.

Many Android smart phone users like this function for the protection of their private information. However, due to the complexity of various lock types, you may forget them sometimes. Then you will wonder how to remove locked screen on Android like Anna:

“I forgot my password on my Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Anyone knows how to unlock Android phone like Samsung with no data loss?”

Continue to read this article if you have the same doubt. Several ways for you to remove screen lock pin, pattern, password or fingerprint on Android.

Option 1: Remove Android Lock with Android Screen Lock Removal

If you do not want any data loss on Android, you can depend on Android Screen Lock Removal tool. It can not only bypass password, but also pin, pattern and fingerprint. Follow the simple steps below:

  1. Launch Dr.Fone Toolkit, select “Lock Screen Removal” and press “Start”.
     Remove Android Lock with Android Screen Lock Removal
  2. Connect your Android to computer via USB cable and enable the USB debugging.
  3. Enter into download mode by following the guide on computer screen. Recovery package will be download after the device gets into download mode.
  4. Android lock removal will begin when download is complete. This process might take a few minutes. Be patient to wait.
     Remove Android Lock with Android Screen Lock Removal

Note: This tool works for Samsung Galaxy S/Note/Tab series. More is coming.

Option 2: Remove Android Lock with “Forgot Pattern” Feature

This is an inbuilt feature in most Android devices. After typing wrong password for 5 times, you’ll see a message which says “Try again in 30 seconds.” While this message is showing, tap the “Forgot Pattern” button. Then it is required to give Google account details. After entering your G mail account and password, Google will send an email within a new unlock pattern.

Remove Android Lock with “Forgot Pattern” Feature

Note: Your Android device should run Android 4.4 and lower.

Option 3: Remove Android Lock with Factory Resetting

This method works in almost every situation and works for every Android device. The steps may differ from phone types, but each starts from powering off.

Remove Android Lock with Factory Resetting


  1. Factory resetting will erase all your Android data. If you think unlocking Android is more important than protecting data in it, you can directly choose this way.
  2. If you need any help in recovering data from Android after factory reset, you can check Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery.

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