How to Reset an Android Phone When Locked Out for Wrong Number Keying

If you tried to unlock an Android phone but keyed in too many wrong numbers for the pattern lock, you'll find yourself staying locked out. To remedy this, follow the simple instructions provided next.


  1. 1
    Switch off the mobile phone (cellphone).
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  2. 2
    Press the volume up and the power button at once. (A Samsung user must also press the central button.) The phone will be started again.
  3. 3
    Use the volume buttons to scroll up or down.
  4. 4
    Find the Option that says Reboot System. Select it. Your phone will start rebooting.
  5. 5
    Done. Now your phone is unlocked and restored to its normal settings.


  • If You Are Using A Samsung Mobile , Don't Forgot To Press Central Key Of Your'e Mobile
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Things You'll Need

  • Android phone

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