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How to Unlock Samsung Galaxy S3 Lock Screen Password?

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“I am trying to access some of my old GS3 information, but I do not remember my lock screen pin to save my life! I tried to go to the Google.com/Android/device manager route, but since my phone was not activated on Verizon, I could not use it. Is there a way to fix this problem and go back to my old phone?”

If you need to unlock galaxy s3 lock screen, you can get the solutions from this post.

Solution 1: Unlock your Android lock screen pattern with your Google Login (only Android 4.4 and below)
Solution 2: How to unlock a Samsung Galaxy S5 without factory resetting?
Solution 3. Unlock Samsung Galaxy S3 with the Help of Your Carrier


Solution 1: Unlock your Android lock screen pattern with your Google Login (only Android 4.4 and below)



If you have not updated the firmware to Android Lollipop (5.0), you can unlock the lock screen mode more quickly.
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Enter a wrong lock screen pattern five times (shouldn’t be hard if you don’t remember the correct one)
Select ‘Forgot Pattern’
Now you should be able to enter a backup PIN or your Google account login.
Enter either your backup PIN or your Google login.
Your phone should now be unlocked.

Solution 2: How to unlock a Samsung Galaxy S5 without factory resetting?

In this part, you are suggested to use Android Lock Screen Removal to out of the trouble. You can download the free trail version as below to see more details about this software.


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Step 1. After launching dr.fone, go to More Tools tab and select Android Lock Screen Removal.
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Step 2. Here you can remove your fingerprint password, patterns and also your PIN in just a few seconds. To begin, connect your phone and click Start.
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Step 3. Now you need to ensure that your phone is switched to Download Mode. To do this, you have to:
1. Power off your handset.
2. Press and hold Volume down, the Home button and the Power button concomitantly.
3. To enter Download Mode, press the Volume Up button.
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Your handset is now in Download Mode, so make sure to wait until it finished downloading the recovery package.

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Step 4. At this point, the recovery process will begin. Dr.fone's advantage is to use it, you do not have to worry about losing data, it applies to Samsung Galaxy S / Note / Tab series, unlock the phone is also very fast. Most importantly, it is easy to use. Once the progress is over, you will finally be able to access your phone without having to enter a password.

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Solution 3. Unlock Samsung Galaxy S3 with the Help of Your Carrier


A lot of people will actually get in touch with their carriers in order to unlock their phone. Keep in mind that this process may take a while and it may not be solved with a single phone call. In fact, there are many cases of people calling their carriers several times until they're finally able to unlock their handset. On top of that, it's advised that you unlock your handset prior to leaving your carrier. So with that being said, here is what you need in order to unlock your phone by calling your carrier:
1. A finished contract.
2. The account holder's password or SSN.
3. Your phone number.
4. Your IMEI.
5. The account holder's account number and name.

In spite of this, one suggestion is that since each operator is different, there are specific ways and procedures to unlock the phone, so you should do some research to learn more about it. Here you can find instructions for unlocking Samsung Galaxy Sim using different carriers. As expected, it may take longer to use this method, depending on the terms and conditions of the program.

Read More: How to Unlock Forgotten/Broken Screen Lock? 

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