Android is most popular operating system for mobiles.This Operating System is designed by Google and is available for free.Smart phone making companies are using Android as their mobile phone operating system.This system has benefit of thousands of free applications available over Google Play.A common problem which mobile users are facing is that their mobile is locked after too many wrong pattern attempts.
Pattern Lock in Android Mobile
Most of users lock their mobile by using pattern lock.Pattern lock is a kind of lock in which you have to draw image by connecting adjacent circles.You can browse your mobile only when you make right pattern.In case you draw wrong pattern ,you are asked to redraw the pattern.
If you add wrong pattern for more than 20 times then your phone get locked.Now you can’t try new pattern or use any other feature of mobile phone.Even you can’t make any call.In this case your phone is totally locked.
Solution for Too Many Pattern Attempts
If you have attempted wrong pattern many times and your phone is locked ,then there are following solutions:-
First solution is to use Google account associated with mobile.You need to log in into your Google account and then you can disable or change the pattern lock.Internet (mobile data) on your mobile should be working otherwise you need access to WiFi to do that.If your mobile is not connecting with internet then you have to go for second solution.
Too Many Pattern Attempts
If WiFi or mobile data is Off on your mobile then you can’t authenticate online to unlock your device.You can enable WiFi as well as mobile data by connecting your mobile with Android Debug Bridge (ADB). This method requires USB Debugging feature enabled which is under ‘Developer options’ of your device.
Second solution to overcome “Too Many Pattern Attempts” problem is to format the mobile device.You need to make hard reset of your mobile to overcome pattern lock problem.For most of the Android devices ,you can hard reset the device by pressing POWER + VOLUME + HOME button simultaneously.Please remember that all your data (images ,music files , videos and contacts saved in mobile ) will lost during hard reset and your phone will be restored to factory setting.
Let me know if you didn’t find hard reset code/method for your mobile.I will find it for you.
Third solution is to use desktop app.You need to know username and password of Google account associated with your mobile device.Name of the app is Screen Lock Bypass Pro. You can download it in Google store.Install this app on your device and you can bypass the pattern lock.
Steps to Bypass Pattern Lock Using Android Debug Bridge (ADB)
You can bypass pattern lock using ADB.For this method to work ,you need USB debugging mode enabled.By default this feature is enabled automatically.
Connect your device to computer with the help of USB cable and issue following command through ADB
Reboot your android device and now supply following commands
update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;
update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently’;
Restart your device.
You have done.It will accept any pattern lock now.