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Forgot pattern lock on Google Pixel,Pixel XL

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

Recovery mode on Google pixel device

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?

Wipe cache partition on Google Pixel device

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.

Reboot system now on Google pixel

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.

Forgot pattern lock on Google Pixel and pixel XL phone

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.

Reset pattern lock using Android device manager

Step 4: Tap on “Lock

reset password on Google pixel using Android device manager

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.

Reset pattern lock using Android device manager number settings

That’s it.

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

Reset password using Google Find my device app

Step 2: Tat “Lock” option

Step 3: Enter password & again enter it to confirm

Now reset password on Google pixel and pixel XL devices.

Did you found above given method helpful to you if forgot pattern lock on Google pixel & pixel XL? If you have any kind of trouble, let us know in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest pixel & pixel XL tricks.

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