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.
Download and install dr.fone on your computer and launch ‘Unlock’ on the main interface.
Now, you'll see an interface like below: select your phone's brand, name, and model manually.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Then Click "Unlock Now", dr.fone will start the unlock process.
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"
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.