Hello; My S6 will not recognize my password and now has given me a message that I have only one more attempt before the phone will automatically go into a factory reset. It did take a long time but when I woke up this morning I had all my 3,000 pics and videos recovered and loaded on my external hard drive. What did you end up doing that worked for you?? Also,your phone must have Internet connection. And you cannot use fingerprint to unlock the phone after a reboot, or the phone is inactive for more than 24 hours. Note: You must have set up your Samsung account on your device. Google unlikely will change this unless there are substantial changes in laws and regulations.
Can you please please help me navigate through the page and tell me where to find the unlock feature on the Samsung find my device page the only one that I see is a reactivation unlock feature. Then it will recover your device. We detailed such changes in. Then you can go through the setup like when the phone was new. Is there a set number of times this option will come up in 24hrs? I called Samsung-had them take over my phone and the only thing they did was try to swipe similar patterns to get in.
I cannot express enough how this article helped me out. You cannot use fingerprint after a reboot, or after being inactive for more than 24 hours. This will reboot and thus factory reset your Samsung Smartphone. In some regions, they can help you unlock the phone if you can be identified as the owner. I contacted my carrier and Samsung and they are no help other than to tell me I have to reset my phone. For legal reasons, Samsung probably will not unlock the phones for you.
You also need make sure the Connection and Remote controls are on. I tried to unlock it with find my mobile website, but they ask me for Samsung account password. Needless to say I registered with Samsung immediately after I was back up and running and tested it to make sure it was solid. After this, press the key of volume down in order to go to the factory reset and wipe data options. The phone should not do factory reset automatically unless you set up third party anti-theft tools on the phone. These are the steps that you must follow in order to unlock your Samsung phone with if you have forgotten Samsung Galaxy password. Anyone know where they will help me? For other features of Galaxy S6, please check page.
I am still unable to use my phone at this stage and probably for the foreseeable future. If you have the very latest firmware update android 5. My mother had a pattern on her phone that she changed and could not remember the pattern on her phone and there was no other options when entering the pattern multiple times other than the emergency call option. After this, press the volume up key in order to go into the mode of download. Bring down the notification tray by swiping from the top of the screen.
Simply this applies to all samsung phones and it will enable Factory Reset Protection if you had signed in to Google Account on your device. Before giving up, try a different otg cable not cheap quality otg cable, some of them just don't work! But this is not a standard service: most Samsung service centers will insist on resetting the phone. Part 4: How to Backup and Restore Samsung Data However, if you are still running into issues, there is another method that you can try out. Setup screen lock on the device. Fingerprint not recognized, backup password not recognized, and it says my login or password is incorrect when I try to log into my Google account. I couldnt sign in to my google account since my wifi and mobile data was turned off before the device locked. This requires a Samsung account on the phone, as you already know.
Thus, to unlock the screen lock on your Samsung smartphone is just quiet a simple matter. In this way, other S6 owners can see it and try to help you. Or your Samsung Galaxy is just broken. Sign in with Google, Not working. Part 4: How to get into Locked Samsung S6 by Factory Reset? Although the software is pretty straightforward to use, there are detailed guides available along with stellar customer support you can count on in case you face any issues. This is currently the only working method to unlock Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge when you are locked out of your device.
Mary We are glad to hear that this solution helped you to figure out the issue and saved your precious data on the phone. You can try password 5-7 times to see whether the option comes. Related: Do you have old Tablet with you kept aside in your room corner? I did however also read that if I bring proof of ownership to some Samsung service centers they will help me. I did create a Samsung account when I bought it, but dont know whether I added it to my device! So unlocking with Google account is gone. Someone reported before that s6 warned about factory reset after a few failed tries. It has nothing to do with your Samsung account.