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Forgot screen lock password on Galaxy S7: How to fix

Forgot screen lock password on galaxy S7 edge? Reset forgotten password on galaxy S7 and galaxy S7 edge device to fix this issue. To unlock galaxy S7 edge without password, you’ll need to use android device manager. Also wipe cache partition / factory reset Samsung galaxy S7 and galaxy S7 edge device.

Using Samsung’s find my mobile service and your Google account details, you can also reset forgotten password on Samsung galaxy S7 edge device. Tyr below given two methods to fix forgot screen lock password on Galaxy S7 edge device.


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How to reset forgot screen lock password on galaxy S7 and galaxy S7 edge

reset forgot screen lock password on galaxy S7 edge phone

Check out each one listed below methods to unlock galaxy S7 without password.

1st Method: Unlock Galaxy S7 edge if forgot password using Android device manager

Using android device manager, you can erase all data, lock the screen and change the screen lock in your Samsung galaxy S7 edge device. You can find android device manager settings in your S7 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 android devices list on desktop or laptop.

Step 3: Tap on “Enable lock & erase” to reset pattern lock

Three options view on screen.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy S7 if forgot password

Lock: Lock device and display message or phone number

Play sound: Your device will ring for 5 minutes, even if set to silent

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 Samsung galaxy S7 and galaxy S7 edge device, they will reach by you using this added phone number.

2nd Method: Factory reset Galaxy S7 to reset forgot screen lock password on Galaxy S7

First of all Turn off your Samsung galaxy S7 and galaxy S7 edge device.

Step 1: Press and hold the power button, home and volume button at same time

Step 2: When Samsung logo appears on screen, holding the home & volume up button until appear “Android system recovery” screen

Step 3: Press volume down button until “Wipe data / factory reset” and press power button to select it

Step 4: Press volume buttons to scroll to “Yes – delete all user data” and press the power button to select it.

Clearing the cache data may take 2-5 minutes.

Step 5: Use the volume buttons to scroll to “Reboot system now”, press the power button to select it

3rd Method: Unlock galaxy S7 screen lock password using Samsung Find my mobile service

Step 1: First of all Sign in to Samsung Find my mobile service, if not then create a new Samsung account

Follow on screen instruction to create your Samsung account.

Step 2: Tap on Unlock my screen from left sidebar

Step 3: Tap on Unlock

By default view your device screen is already unlocked.

Step 4: Set a new password in your galaxy S7 device

You can easily reset forgot screen lock password on galaxy S7 edge using this method.

That’s all. I hope above given tricks helpful to reset forgot screen lock password on galaxy S7 edge. Do you know any method to fix this issue? Share with us in below comment box.

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