How To Reset Password On Galaxy S5 When Locked Out
It's easy to forget the password on your Galaxy S5. Many solutions require a hard factory reset to reset the password, which would delete all the files on the smartphone. Here is an easy way to reset the password without losing any data.
Workable with other Samsung Galaxy Phones:
Galaxy Note3, Galaxy Note4, Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy Note II;
Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 Active, Galaxy S4 Mini, Galaxy S4 LET-A, Galaxy S5 Duos
Samsung Galaxy S5 Password Reset with Android Device Manager
The first solution to reset the password on the Galaxy S5 is for those that have already registered their Galaxy S5 with Android Device Manage. When using Android Device Manger to reset the password, all you need to do is activate the “Lock” feature. The “Lock” feature on Android Device Manger will allow you to get the Galaxy S5 password to reset when you have forgotten the password on the Galaxy S5.
- Go to the Android Device Manager from a computer
- Find your Galaxy S5 on the screen
- Enable “Lock & Erase” feature
- Then follow the given steps on the page to lock your phone
- Set a temporary password
- Enter the temporary password on your Galaxy S5
- Create a new password
See more here:
Recover deleted files from Android internal memory
Retrieve deleted contacts from Android phone
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