Forgot pattern lock on Google pixel & pixel XL device? If you forgot your set pattern lock, you can’t unlock your Google pixel and other devices. There are many solutions for this problem such as hard reset Google pixel, reset pattern lock with Google find my mobile and use android device manager to reset pattern lock in your device.
One of the easy methods is hard reset Google pixel and pixel XL pattern lock reset. In this trick without internet connection pixel & pixel XL pattern lock reset. Try below given possible methods if forgot pattern lock on Google Pixel & Pixel XL phone.
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Forgot pattern lock on Google Pixel & Pixel XL phone: How to Fix
1st Method: Hard reset Google pixel & pixel XL to reset patter lock or password
Step 1: Turn off your Google pixel and pixel XL 7.1.2 phone
Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until the phone vibrate.
You can view Android system recovery screen on Google pixel. By default start button show on Google pixel & pixel XL
Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode
Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode
You can see the above screen of android robot exclamation mark with red triangle symbol on your pixel phone.
Step 5: Press & hold power button and volume up buttons same time to scroll to wipe cache partition, press the power button to select it.
This message show on your Google pixel & pixel XL screen: Wipe all user data?
Step 6: To confirm, press volume down buttons to scroll to Yes and press the power button to select it.
Clearing the cache may take 3-5 minutes.
Step 7: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.
Now your device looks like buy new device. Go to settings and set new pattern lock on your android device. It’s simple and easy method if Google Pixel & Pixel XL pattern lock forgot.
2nd Method: Reset pattern lock using Android device manager
Before try this method in your Google pixel & other device, in your device must enable location. So you can erase all data, lock the screen and change the screen lock using android device manager. If enable location on Google pixel, useful it if forgot pattern lock on Google Pixel & Pixel XL. You can show android device manager settings in your Google pixel & pixel XL device using below steps.
Settings > Personal > Security > Device administrations > Device administrators > Android device manager > Activate this device administrator
Step 1: Go to Android device manager in your desktop PC or laptop
Step 2: log in with your Gmail account
You can show your devices list on computer.
Step 3: Tap on “Enable lock & erase” to reset pattern lock
Below given three option shows on your desktop screen.
Play sound: Your device will ring for 5 minutes, even if set to silent.
Lock: Lock device and display message or phone number
Erase: Erase all content from the device. You will no longer be able to locate it.
Step 4: Tap on “Lock”
Step 5: Enter password & again enter to confirm it
Also add recovery message and phone number so anyone find your Google pixel and other device, they will reach by you using phone number. After enter detail tap on “Lock ” , you can see below screen on your Google pixel & pixel XL device.
3rd Method: Reset password using Google Find my device app
Step 1: Download Find my device app from play store & Sign in with your Google account
Step 2: Tat “Lock” option
Step 3: Enter password & again enter it to confirm
Now reset password on Google pixel and pixel XL devices.
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