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How to reset forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8

Security is one of the most important features to secure your device from other person. We use Fingerprint, Pattern lock, Password, Pin and more option to lock your Note 8. Sometimes users forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8 and other devices. Have you been ever facing this issue of forgot password on Note 8/galaxy S8?

It’s quite easy to unlock galaxy Note 8 screen lock without losing your important data. To unlock your device if forgot pattern lock or password, hard reset/factory reset galaxy Note 8 device. Follow below given step by step process to reset forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8 and galaxy S8.

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How to reset forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8/galaxy S8

There are two methods to reset pattern lock on galaxy Note 8, follow below given process.

1st Method: Hard reset Galaxy Note 8

Step 1: Turn off your galaxy Note 8

Step 2: Press and hold the Volume up, Bixby key and Power button at same time

When Samsung logo appears on screen, release power key in your galaxy Note 8. After few seconds, android system recovery screen display on your galaxy Note 8.

Step 3: Press volume down button until wipe data/factory reset, after that press power button to select it

Step 4: Press volume down button until Yes select, then press power button to start reset process on Note 8

Step 5: Press volume down button up to reboot system now and press power button to restart your galaxy Note 8

Above given steps also helpful to fix your galaxy Note 8 problems such as galaxy Note 8 blank or frozen screen, can’t make or receive call, device won’t sync, keypad/touch screen problem and more.

2nd Method: Use Android device manager to unlock forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8

This method will work only if in your galaxy Note 8 device GPS is turn on.

Step 1: Download find my device app from play store in your PC or laptop

Step 2: Log in with your Google account

You can see your device lists. Select the device to track and find lost note 8 location also. Below given three option shows on your device.

How to reset forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8

Play sound: Your phone will ring up to 3-5 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 back up it.

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

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 Galaxy Note 8/galaxy S8 and other device, they will reach by you using entered mobile number.

You’ll also use android device manager to reset forgot password or pattern lock in your android device. But android device manager in Note 8 is not available.

That’s it. End the list of possible solutions to reset forgot pattern lock on Galaxy Note 8. Do you know any other tip? Share with us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check out our other Galaxy Note 8 tips.

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  1. The Samsung or Google account you sign in the Galaxy Note 8 can help you remove the forgotten pattern without losing data.

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