dr.fone - Screen Unlock (Android)

Simple & Safe Android Lock Screen Removal

dr.fone - How to unlock Android phones

Easily remove the screen lock from your Android devices with dr.fone - Android Toolkit. 4 types of lock screens: PIN, pattern, password, and fingerprint can all be bypassed without hassle. Most importantly, dr.fone supports to unlock your Samsung or LG device without losing data.

Let’s start to learn how to use dr.fone to remove screen lock on your Android phone without/with data loss.

Part 1. How to unlock Android phone in Standard Mode?(No data loss)

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer

Download and install dr.fone on your computer and launch ‘Unlock’ on the main interface.

launch Unlock

Step 2. Specify your phone's brand, name and model

Now, you'll see an interface like below: select your phone's brand, name, and model manually.

specify your phone's brand, name and model

Please take this step seriously, it's very important to select the correct type. Or it may lead your phone to become bricked. If you are not sure about the accurate info, or cannot find the correct info from the list, choose “I can't find my device model from hte list above”, that is unlcok phone in Advanced Mode.

Step 3. Confirm your choice and start

Click "Confirm" button on the right corner. Then a pop-up window will appear and you need to type "000000" into the blank area to confirm your option. After that, hit "Confirm" button again and go to the next step.

confirm your choice and start

Step 4. Follow the guide to enter Download Mode to download the recovery package.

Then follow the illustration to get your Android phone into Download Mode.

1. Power off the phone.

2. Press and hold Volume Up + Home button + Power button at the same time.

3. Release all buttons when phone logo pops up.

enter download mode

recovery package

Step 5. After the recovery package is downloaded, dr.fone will begin to unlock your phone, then click "Remove Now".

enter download mode

When the screen lock removing progress finishes, the password is removed and your device will be reboot. You will get an unlocked phone with previous data well retained.

Part 2. How to unlock Android phone in Advanced Mode?(Wipe data)

As mentioned above, if you cannot find the device model from the list provided by dr.fone, it is necessary to unlock your Android phone in Advanced Mode.

Step 2. Choose "I can't find my device model from the list above" and click "Next".

not find device

Then Click "Unlock Now", dr.fone will start the unlock process.

unlock now

Step 3. Enter into "Recovery Mode" by following the steps below.

downloading matched recovery package

downloading matched recovery package

After entering Recovery Mode,

1. Select "wipe data/factory reset" and press Power button

2. Choose "Yes"

3. Select "wipe cache partition"

4. Choose "reboot system now"

downloading matched recovery package

Step 4. Finish screen lock removal without data loss

When the screen lock removing progress finishes, the password is removed and your device will be reboot. You will get an unlocked phone, but the data stored in the phone will be wiped.

lock screen removed