How to unlock a Samsung phone without the password?
When it comes to device security, Samsung phones have come a long way. When Samsung smartphones were in their first avatars, getting around the lock screen was pretty easy. Users often sought help from various third-party apps that expertly managed to undo any kind of protection on the device. With Samsung’s state-of-the-art security, it’s almost impossible to do that now. However, there are still some legitimate ways to unlock your phone without the registered password. These methods come in handy when you can’t remember your phone’s password. In this article, we’ll show you how to unlock a Samsung phone without a password.
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Use Samsung’s Find My Mobile
This method only works if remote unlocking is enabled on your device. Go to Settings>Samsung account>Find my phone and turn on the remote unlock switch bar.
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Step 1: Go to and sign in with your Samsung account.
Step 2: Select your Samsung smartphone from the left panel.
Step 3: Click the “Unlock” icon on the right panel. You will be prompted to re-enter your Samsung password. After that, the smartphone’s screen is unlocked. All screen lock information, including password, pin and biometrics, will be deleted from your phone after using this feature.
Use Google’s Find My Device
For this method to work, make sure Google’s Find My Device is enabled on your phone. Go to Settings>Google and turn on Find My Device. Also, make sure Find My Device is set as ‘Device Admin App’. To do this, just go to Settings>Biometrics & security>Other security settings>Device management apps and turn on the Find My Device switch.
Step 1: Go to and select your Samsung smartphone from the left panel.
Step 2: Select Secure Device from the left panel. You can also set up a recovery message if you want.
Step 3: Find my device will lock your smartphone’s screen.
Step 4: Follow the on-screen instructions to set up a new temporary password to unlock your device.
Step 5: Once your phone is unlocked, disable the temporary passcode from Settings.
Perform a factory reset on your device
Performing a factory reset on your smartphone is easy when the device is unlocked. However, it can get a bit tricky if you don’t remember your password. After performing a factory reset, you will lose all your data in the device, but you won’t need a password to unlock it anymore. Follow these simple steps to reset your phone without unlocking it.
Step 1: Turn off your smartphone by long-pressing the power key and selecting “Power off”.
Step 2: Turn your smartphone back on and press the power key until you see the Android logo on the screen.
Step 3: The Android system recovery menu will appear on the screen. Since the touch controls do not work in this mode, you need to use the volume keys to scroll and the power key to confirm the selection.
Step 4: Scroll down to Wipe data/Factory reset and confirm your selection.
Step 5: Select Restart system now.
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Here’s how to unlock your Samsung phone without a password. There are many third-party apps that claim to be able to bypass the lock screen of any password-protected device, but given the kind of security smartphones are aided with these days, it’s highly unlikely that these apps will work. It is almost impossible to unlock a Samsung smartphone without a password unless the device has verified your identity.
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