How to Unlock Galaxy S5 Password When Forgot Password?

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How to unlock galaxy s5 password? I've been using Fingerprint to unlock and I don't remember my Alternate Password which it's prompting me to put in when sync'ing my work calendar. It never pops up anything to recover my password or reset. What are my options? I can't even reset the phone without it.”

Many people have the issues about unlock the forgotten password on the galaxy s5, today, we will show 3 useful solutions which can solve the password types including PIN, Pattern, Fingerprint and normal Password. Let’s get starting.

Solution 1: How to Unlock Galaxy S5 with Factory Reset?
Solution 2: How to Unlock Galaxy S5 via Android Device Manager?
Solution 3: How to Unlock Galaxy S5 Password with Android Lock Screen Removal?

Solution 1: How to Unlock Galaxy S5 with Factory Reset?

To unlock password and regain the access to Samsung Galaxy S5, factory resetting is the most convenient method. It works by erase all the data on your phone, which including the password you setting, so that you can enter the phone again with no password. But if you have important files on your S5, this method is not suggested. Let’s see how to do it.

Now let’s start to see how to perform a hard reset for Samsung Galaxy S5

Step 1: Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S5 and hold the volume up, home, and power buttons down at the same time.
Step 2: You should hold this combination until the phone boots. And you will see the screen shows the Android reboot.
Step 3: After a while, it will bring up a small boot menu, Using the volume keys navigate to "Wipe data/Factory reset".
Step 4: This option should restore your Galaxy S to its default settings and remove screen password of Samsung.

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Also Read: How to Unlock Samsung Galaxy S3?

Solution 2: How to Unlock Galaxy S5 via Android Device Manager?

If your phone is not frozen, but can not access the phone, you can follow this method. With the help of Android Device Manager, you can easily erase your phone's data and to access to the Galaxy S5.

1. Use the Google credentials which are linked to your Samsung S5 and log-in to Android Device Manager.
2. Simply select your phone to get an access to different operations that you can perform with the device manager. You can locate your device, ring it, lock it, or erase its data. Just click on the “erase” button to reset your device.
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3. You will get a pop-up message in order to confirm your choice. Click on the “Erase” button in to reset Samsung S5. If your device is offline, then the factory reset operation will be performed as soon as it would go online again.
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Solution 3: How to Unlock Galaxy S5 Password with Android Lock Screen Removal?

Factory resetting can help one to locked out of Samsung s5 forgotten password, but it will wipe out the data. If want to bypass galaxy s5 lock screen without reset and without losing data, then Android Lock Screen Removal is your best choice. This tool not only help you to unlock galaxy s5 pattern lock, but also PIN, fingerprint. You can get the free trail version and have a try first:

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Step 1. Connect your Android phone

Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer and select Lock Screen Removal among all the toolkits after the downloading and installation to PC.
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Link your Android phone to the PC with a USB cable. Then click on Start on the program. Read how to enable USB debugging on Android.

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Step 2. Enter into Download Mode

Follow the guide on the program to make your phone enter into Download Mode.

Power off the phone.
Press and hold Volume Down + Home button + Power button at the same time.
Press the Volume Up to enter Download Mode.
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Step 3. Download recovery package
After you get your device into the download mode, it will begin downloading recovery package. Just wait until it's completed.
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Step 4. Remove Android Lock Screen without Data Loss

After the recovery package downloading is done, automatically, dr.fone toolkit for Android will start to remove the screen lock. During this process, your data is protected and no any losing. 
Once the entire process is complete, you can access your Android device without entering any password, and you can see all the data on the device without restriction.
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After reading the above solutions, have you got the way to how to unlock galaxy s5 lock? If yes, congratulations! If no, you can contacts us via Email which above the article. And we also appreciate to your feedback and your better solutions. Hope that people will get the help from this post and have a good time.

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