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Everyone is concerned with maintaining the secrecy of their personal information, especially when it comes to their mobile devices. This is why modern gadgets support various screen lock options, including patterns, PINs, digits, face recognition, and more.

Forgetting the password to unlock the screen is one of the most common issues every smartphone user can face. Sometimes you failed to remember your passcode, or perhaps your children were playing with your phone and changed it without your knowledge.

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Or your phone fell from a great height, and after that, your fingerprint scanner stopped working, or your front camera became blurry or broken due to the damage, making it unable to scan your face. Because of the damage to your screen, your phone is unable to read your password inputs.

What can you do if you own an Android phone and cannot unlock it?

This article will explain how to unlock your Samsung phone using different methods.

Let’s dive in.

4 methods you can use to unlock your locked Samsung smartphone

If you are unable to unlock the phone for any of the reasons listed above, you can follow the detailed instructions for each method to unlock your Samsung phone.

1.   Using Find My Mobile to unlock Samsung Password

The Find My Mobile feature enables you to locate your mobile device. You can also unlock your Samsung mobile device remotely by visiting the Find My Mobile website.

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To utilize this feature, you must ensure that your mobile device meets the below-mentioned conditions.

  • Your Samsung Mobile must be turned on.
  • Your Samsung Mobile device must have an internet connection.
  • Your Samsung account must be linked to your mobile device with the enabled Remote unlock option.

If your Samsung mobile meets all the conditions, then you can follow the below steps:

Step 1.


Open the browser on your Pc or laptop and go to the official website of Find My Mobile. Sign in to your Samsung account by entering your login details.

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Step 2.

Google will look for information on every phone associated with your account. Select the device you want to unlock if there are numerous devices. And then click on the unlock option.

Step 3.

Enter your Samsung account and password according to the instructions. The screen lock will be successfully unlocked once the verification process is completed.

If you forgot your Samsung account details or haven’t enabled Find My Mobile on your Samsung device, then you can use other methods explained in this article.

2.   Using a Google Account to unlock Samsung Password

Using a Google account is another approach to bypass your Samsung device’s password. However, keep in mind that this solution is only available for older versions of Samsung mobile devices.

So, if you are still using an older Samsung device, you may be able to get the password removed.

Follow the steps below to bypass your password with the help of a Google account:

Step 1.

Turn on your Samsung mobile device and try various patterns on your pattern lock screen. Do it 5-6 times, and you will get the forgot pattern option.

Forgot Password

Step 2.

Now choose Google account and enter your Google account details to proceed.

Step 3.

Continue by drawing a new pattern lock. The previous lock will be erased.

As mentioned earlier, this method will work on older versions. You can try other methods if you are using a new version of a Samsung device.

3.   Using Android Device Manager to unlock Samsung Phone

Instead of trying random lock patterns, Google device manager is the best option to remove your device’s password. It will require your Google account details.

And a few conditions are supposed to be met for trying this method which are as follows:

  • Before it locks, you must be signed in to your Google account with Find My Device turned on.
  • Location services must be turned on.
  • The mobile device must have an internet connection.

If your Samsung mobile meets all the conditions, then you can follow the below steps:

Step 1.

Sign in to Android Device Manager on your laptop or another phone using your Google account.

Step 2.

Choose your phone and then click the “Erase Device” option on the left column.

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Alt text: Selecting Erase Device option

Step 3.

Proceed and wait until it removes all the data from your Samsung device, including your password.

If you don’t remember your Google account credentials, you can try the following method.

4.   Using DroidKit to unlock Samsung Phone without password

DroidKit is an all-inclusive toolkit that fixes nearly every Android-related problem.

DroidKit does more than just recover lost data; it also recovers your locked or malfunctioning smartphone, whether it’s Pattern, Digits, Password, or fingerprint.

There’s no need to mail your phone away for days, or even months, to get fixed. Obtain a fully functional gadget in a matter of minutes. The unlock screen feature of DroidKit is supported by the most common brands and up to 20,000+ models available in the market, like Huawei, Samsung, Vivo, Google, Oppo, Xiaomi, Sony, LG, Motorola, etc., with Android Version 5 to 12. You can remove almost all kinds of passwords with the help of DroidKit, including digital numbers, custom PINs, passwords, patterns, fingerprint IDs, face recognition, etc.

There is no need to be a tech expert to operate DroidKit. DroiKit’s has a very basic user interface. The password can be removed in a few simple steps.



Here is how you can use DroidKit to unlock your Samsung device:

Step 1.

Download and set up DroidKit on your PC. Connect your Android phone to your PC via a USB cable. Then select “Screen Unlocker” in DroidKit’s menu and run the program. But before proceeding, keep in mind that this function might delete data.

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Step 2.

After following the above instructions, it will begin preparing the device configuration file.  Have patience while the configuration is completed.

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Step 3.

Once the configuration is ready, you can proceed by clicking “Remove Now.”

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Step 4.

Select your device’s brand and proceed to the next step. DroidKit will guide you on how to enter your smartphone into recovery mode and delete the cache partition.

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Step 5.

As soon as Wipe Cache Partition finishes, Android’s security password will be removed. It will take a while, have patience.

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Step 6.

Your device will be restarted after the removal process is complete. You may also access your Android device without entering a password and view all of your data on the device without restriction.

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There are many options on smartphones for keeping your data private and protecting your phone from unauthorized use. To unlock the device, you can use a security pin, passcode, face recognition, or biometric input. However, there may be times when you must remove the security on your smartphone. After reading this post, we hope these methods for unlocking Android phone without password can help you a lot.  Additionally, DroidKit is a one-stop solution for almost every problem, whether it’s device unlocking, FBR bypass, data extraction, data recovery, and so on. It’s a must-have tool for Android users.


Kossi Adzo is the editor and author of He is software engineer. Innovation, Businesses and companies are his passion. He filled several patents in IT & Communication technologies. He manages the technical operations at

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  1. vaishali

    11/27/2022 at 2:53 PM

    Thank you!

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