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Effectively Recover Data From A Locked Android Phone or Tablet.

With the help of Android Data Recovery Tool, you would be able to extract data from locked Android Phones or Tablets. Using this application, you can easily recover photos, contacts, music, videos, pin or locked password of Android device.

  • Recover inacessible, lost or formatted data from locked Android Phone’s internal as well external memory.
  • Retrieve images, contacts, text messages, notes, documents, videos, whatsapp messages and more.
  • Preview recoverable data within software before you proceed further to save data from locked Android to your system.
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Have you locked your Android phone without knowing its PIN or password and looking how to recover the data stored on it?

If your answer is Yes, then I would like to tell you that this situation is not only with you but numerous users come across this condition.

However, today in this blog, we will discuss about how to recover data from locked Android phone.

Practical scenario

“I have a Sony Xperia Z1 and like it very much. Now the screen is permanently locked because I forgot the PIN! I feel so horrible, and blamed myself a thousand times after multiple attempts to unlock the phone, but no avail. This is an emergency, right? Please share a feasible solution that I can get into the locked Android phone without losing data saved in it, especially the contact list.”


Why We Set Password To Our Android Device?

We generally set up Pattern Lock, PIN, and Password to prevent the device from unauthorized use. We all have sensitive information stored in our device that’s the reason why we set pattern lock to keep the data from being checked by others.

However, the trouble starts when you forget your lock pattern.

To explain the situation below I have mentioned a practical scenario:

“You set a new password for your Android Smartphone but after few days, you tend to forget the password. After multiple attempts to open the lock with the wrong password, your phone was locked. All your important data stored in it is now out of reach. Now, all you want is to recover data from your locked Android phone?”

What are the difficulties of Android phones when it is locked?

It’s a common thing that users might forget the password or pattern of their Android phones. In this condition, Android devices gets locked permanently until it is opened. This is a critical situation that no user want to come across.

There are some phones that gets reset by itself after some unsuccessful unlock attempts and this may lose you’re your data from Android device.

Android gadgets get locked when you try to unlock it with the wrong password. It’s true that password provides a layer of security and avoid unauthenticated access to your device. But sometimes the lock function plays tragedy in your life when you tend to forget the screen lock.

It not only blocks user access but also prevent you from accessing data saved in it. The worst situation is yet to come, imagine you urgently need to make a call or to send a message to your boss, though you got your phone but still you can’t.

Additional Reading: How to Remove or Bypass Android Screen Locks – [PIN, Pattern, Password or Fingerprints]

No matter whatever may be the reasons due to which your phoned gets locked, all you want is to get back your precious data (photos, messages, contacts, etc) from your Locked Android.

To unblock the device you can perform a factory reset but you won’t get back the save data until and unless you got their backup.

Today I will show you three different ways to get rid of this sticky situation:

Unlock Android Device Without Losing Data:

Solution 1: Unlock with Google Account

To get into this solution process, you need to make sure that you have set and signed up Google account before your phone was the lock.

Step 1: Input any password and the device will alert you about the wrong password for 5 times. Try it again after 30 seconds.


Step 2; Now, you will see “Forgotten the password” option. Input Google account and password and you can easily unlock your device.


Note: You need to ensure that your phone is connected to the Internet, or you won’t be able to log into your Google account and remove the pattern lock.

Additional Reading: Fix Android Device Doesn’t Detect or Recognize External SD Card Issue!

Solution 2: Reset Phone to Factory Settings

Step 1: Power off your device and press “Power” button and “Volume +” in HTC devices or press “Power” button, “Volume +” and “Home” button in Samsung devices and you will enter the Recovery Mode.


Step 2: Click on “wipe data/factory reset” and “wipe cache partition” to wipe out all the settings and data in your phone. Then, reboot your phone; the pattern lock will be gone.

Note: This method should not be performed if you got something important which is not been backed up because all the data stored in the Smartphone will be deleted.

Additional Reading: How to Recover Lost Data from Unrooted Android Phone (Without Root)

Solution 3: Use Android Lock Screen Removal Software

When your Android device gets locked, it also locks the Android system user data, but you do need to worry about it anymore.

 If you fail to unlock, locked android device by following above mentioned solution, then the last option to rescue all data from the inaccessible/locked Android device is to use a good Android recovery program.

Android Lock Screen Removal software is the most eminent program that is designed to unlock locked screen of Android devices. This software can easily remove 4 types of screen lock such as PIN, password, pattern and fingerprints without data loss.

With the use of this software, you can easily access locked android phone, copy data from it as well as you can backup data from the locked Android phone with ease.

With the help of Android Lock Screen Removal, you can now easily get pictures off a locked Android phone as well as other files like videos, contacts, notes, WhatsApp chat history, text messages, documents and much more.

Find out: Step by step guide on how to unlock locked Android phone.

The software also has data recovery section for Android, through which you can easily get back deleted/lost data like videos, photos, music, application files, etc. in simple mouse clicks. It can also rescue data from almost every Android Phone and Tablets. It uses the effective strategies to retrieve files from your device along with its external memory device.


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Steps to Recover Data from Locked Android Phone or Tablet

Step 1: Connect Your Android device

First install Android Data Recovery on your computer and run it. Connect your android device and select 'Recover' among all the options. You can take help of a USB cable to connect your Android phone to the computer.

Note: Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging on your Android device.

Step 2: Choose file types to Scan

After establishing connection between your phone and computer, this tool will show all the data types it supports to restore.

In this window you will see that all the file types are checked by default. Choose the type of data that you'd like to restore. And after it click 'Next' to continue the data recovery process.

Step 3: Scan your device to find the lost data on it

There are two scanning modes are available first is “Scan for deleted files” and the second one is “Scan for all files”. Read the given description below the both options and select one from 'Scan for deleted files' and 'Scan for all files' according to your requirement.

And then click on 'Next' to initiate the analyzing and scanning your device.

After that, this android data recovery tool will scan the Android phone completely to restore deleted data. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient.

Step 4: Preview and recover deleted data on Android devices

After the completion of the scanning process, you can preview the recoverable files one by one. Check the items that you want back and click on 'Recover' to save them all on your computer.

Some other ways to unlock Android phone

Way 1: Put Android phone in Recovery mode

By putting your Android phone into Recovery mode, there is a possibility to fix unlock on your Android phone. Every Android devices has different combination keys so according to your phone, find the appropriate keys and put your device in recovery mode.

First switch off you device and then press Power + Volume up and Home button altogether. After that Android phone will boot in Recovery mode.

Way 2: Quit recovery mode to reboot your phone

If you have done factory reset your device then your device with go to Recovery mode menu. After that, you have to press Power button and select “Reboot system now”. Now your Android phone will restart without any password.

At last when your device starts normal then if you put password or PIN then don’t forget it.

Tips to Remember:

  • Always have a backup of important data from Android phone
  • Don’t change pattern, password or pin frequently and if you do so then always remember to note the pin somewhere where only you can reach.

Bottom Line

Well, this is where you can finally know about how to unlock your Android phone when it gets locked and you don’t know the password. This blog has completely explained on how to recover deleted data from Android device.

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