Can’t Unlock Samsung Galaxy Using Password or PIN

If you can’t unlock the Samsung Galaxy using the password or PIN you have previously set, you can use Android Device Manager to bypass the phone’s password or PIN. Launch on a computer or another smartphone. Logged into your Google used on your Galaxy device. Select your device and tap the “Lock” option and follow the onscreen prompts to complete the process.

If your phone is a Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 4, Note 4 Edge and you have forgotten the PIN or password to unlock the Home screen, this post should be able to help you access your device again.

For more options to unlock Samsung Galaxy devices without a PIN or password, check the information listed below.


If you’re locked out of your Samsung Galaxy smartphone because it won’t recognize your fingerprint or you can’t remember your password or PIN code, the following three steps are your only options to accessing your device:

  • If you have access to the Google account and password that is set-up on your device, see if you can unlock your smartphone through the Android Device Manager
  • If you log into Android Device Manager and your smartphone isn’t there, try entering the wrong password into your phone and it might ask you to unlock it by entering your Google account password
  • If it does not prompt you for your Google account, then the only way to unlock your device is to perform a hard reset and wipe it completely.For a complete visual guide on how to perform a hard reset, click here

If you are having difficulties in unlocking your phone screen using the given solutions, you can contact your phone manufacturer for further assistance and recommendations.

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