What are the best ways to unlock Android phone if pattern lock is forgotten?

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    #1What to Do When You Forget Your Lock Pattern

    What to Do When You Forget Your Lock Pattern

    What to Do When You Forget Your Lock Pattern is a page on the Instructables website that explains different ways of unlocking a mobile device with an Android OS, without having to use the lock screen pattern.

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    Adam Curtis
    Written on November 9, 2017
    "Holy cow, my phone is locked ! What do I do now? No worries, you have to check out this website for the inevitable time when your phone is locked and you cannot get in. It is easy to understand and the instructions are so simple a monkey could do it. This website will assist you and help you unlock your phone if you do not have access to the lock screen pattern. A real lifesaver, that is for sure."
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    #2[TUTORIAL] What to Do If You Forget Your Android Phone’s PIN, Pattern, or Password

    [TUTORIAL] What to Do If You Forget Your Android Phone’s PIN, Pattern, or Password

    What to Do If You Forget Your Android Phone’s PIN, Pattern, or Password is an article on the HowToGeek website that tells you different things you can try to bypass the lock screen depending on the version of Android your phone has.

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    Vincent Fisher
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "A great article on how to take care of a locked phone with no pattern known. This will help if you find an old phone you wish to use again but cant remember the pattern you had at that time. Buy a used phone and own forgot to have it cleared, try this article."
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    #3[TUTORIAL] How to bypass Android’s lock screen pattern, PIN or password

    [TUTORIAL] How to bypass Android’s lock screen pattern, PIN or password

    Forgot the patters to unlock your screen? Or maybe you forgot the PIN or password of your Android device? Then this article, How to bypass Android’s lock screen pattern, PIN or password, by Marc Knoll on the TrendBlog website will help you solve your problem and access your device.

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    Robert Pierce
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "Its a little scare how easy it is to get pass your pattern screen on android. This article explains it well but its not as easy as it sounds. You have to have android device manager enabled. So you might want to go into settings and disable that if you dont want anyone hacking into your phone. Its worth a read, but these days the new phones are so secure that i pretty much know this wont be an issue with newer devices. "
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    #4Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do

    Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do

    Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do is an article on the DigitalTrends website that explains how to bypass the lock screen on your Android device if you've forgotten it and need to get in.

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    Andrew Robinson
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Very handy information for those times you forget a pin or password. Feels good now knowing how to unlock my phone if needed."
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    #5How to unlock an Android iOS device without losing data

    How to unlock an Android iOS device without losing data
    In this article you will learn how to unlock an Android and an iOS device without losing data. There are several methods, you can use your Google Account, Google’s Find My Device site, Samsung's find my phone, and more.
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    Piefone tech-talk
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "The content gives the most updated and the best solution to unlock a phone if it is locked by anyhow. There are almost 8 different ways to unlock the phone, with losing data and without which are broadly explained in this article."
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