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    Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    Recently i purchased a brand new samsung galaxy s3 but unfortunately i am facing problem that my phone is unable to unlock properly.This phone has provided me pattern lock and i have set my password but the phone is unable to unlock when i switch off and again on it , it gets itself unlocked.so what is the use of giving android unlock pattern?.please anyone help me to solve this.

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    anikrish anikrish is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hi,
    The problem with the phone might be due to the fact that the device is not working properly, you have to open the application drawer by pressing the menu button and then select "Settings" by selecting settings you will be able to select the option to change the security pattern, select that and then change then remove the pattern and then add it again and see to that the problem is solved, if the problem still exist then try formatting the device by taking a backup and see to that the problem is fixed. If the problem still persists then take the phone to a Service center and get it fixed.
    Hope this Helps.

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    tanveersandhu tanveersandhu is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    My dear friend.

    Don't worry about it.

    But it is a bad thing if you have forgotten the password.

    Here is what you can do.

    Try any pattern many times.

    Then an option for forgot password will be there.

    Press that.

    Your phone will ask you for the details of your Google account.

    Fill in the details completely and press ok.

    If the details are correct then your phone will ask you to enter a new password.

    Enter the desired password or pattern and don't forget.

    Regards
    tanveersandhu.

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    navita navita is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    if you forgot your pattern password then make wrong pattern. At one time its gives you the option of "Forgot pattern? " . press this option then it will ask for your google account. Enter your username and password and press sign in. If your username and password is correct it ask you for new password. then enter your new password.

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    Android-solutions Android-solutions is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    hey friend

    If your pattern lock is not working properly in your Samsung Galaxy S3 then you should try changing the screen lock from pattern lock to either PIN lock or password lock to see if it working fine ..

    For this you have to follow the steps given below :

    - Firstly you have to open the menu from the home screen of your device
    - Then open the ''settings'' of your device
    - In there you will see the option saying ''location and security'' which you have to tap on to open
    - Next , tap on the ''screen lock'' option
    - Now type in the pattern lock to open up the screen lock window
    - This will provide you 3 different options to lock your screen which are Pattern , PIN and Password
    - Just tap on ''PIN'' option or ''password'' option and you will be asked to type a PIN/password which you need to set as lock password or PIN
    - At last just save it ..

    After that go back to the same screen and change the screen lock to pattern lock and i am sure it will work fine after that ...

    thanks

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    Shubhojeet Shubhojeet is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    You had forgotten the pattern lock which you have set it before locking your device.
    On this condition you have to enter your wrong pattern 5 times and wait for 30 sec.
    After that go to forget password option and enter your username and password of your Google account.
    Before entering your Google account detail you have to connect your device to internet through WiFi.
    Then you can successfully unlock your device.

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    C.Selvam C.Selvam is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Unable to unlock my Samsung Galaxy S3

    Hi friend,
    Follow these steps if you forgot the unlock pattern
    1.Switch on your mobile
    2.Try to unlock the pattern for about 5 times
    3.Now wait for 30 seconds
    4.After then you "Forgot password" pop up appears
    5.Confirm "Ok"
    6.Now you`ll prompt to enter Gmail username and password
    7.Once you gave them,you`ll be allowed to renter the new unlock pattern

    Thank you!!!

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