Android has many options available to secure your device, but Pattern Lock is one the most secure lock in Android, which provides you extra security layer instead of password. It prevents your device from unauthorized access.
Why Pattern Lock, locked permanently?
As I said above, Android 4.0 and above has extra security. When your friends or colleague try to access your phone with many wrong attempts, then Android locks your phone permanently to secure you from unauthorized access.
How to Unlock Pattern without losing data
If you remember ID and Password which you’re using in Google Play Store then you can easily unlock pattern.
Steps of unlock using Google account
Step 1: After many wrong attempts the message pop-up and it will show two buttons “next” and “try again“.
Step 2: Click “next” and you will see two options “Answer the Security Questions” and “Google Account Details”
Step 3: If you set security question, answer the question and unlock it, if not just check Google account and click next.
Step 4: Now enter Google ID, Password and click on sign in
Step 5: Now you will need to choose new pattern and unlock your device using this pattern.
How to Unlock Pattern Lock without Google Account
If you forgot your Play Store ID, then you can use the steps below to unlock and reset your Android device pattern lock.
Step 1: You will need to switch off your Android phone and wait for 10 second.
Step 2: Now, you will need to hold these three buttons (Volume up + Home Key + Power Button) until the screen like DOS will come up
Note: If your phone does not have home button, just hold (Volume up + Power Key)
Step 3: You will see the options “Restore Factory Defaults” or “Delete all user data” Now scroll down any one of these options using volume up and down key and select option using power key.
Step 4: Now select “Reboot System Now”
Now wait until your phone will reboot. The method will delete all your phone data
If you have any question feel free to ask.