Unlock forgottten password/pattern lock of Android Tablet

There are many ways you can get your Tablet PC (or any android device) unlocked, once locked somehow. Follow this post which sums all the possible scenarios on locked Tablet PCs and also gives the best solutions which will unlock your tab.

Solution 1: Forgotten your password/pattern unlock of your Android Tablet, or the face unlock feature refuses to work

Solution:  Click on “forgot password?” and it’ll take you to a new screen where you have to put your Google account user name and password. The same user name and password against which the device is registered at Google Play store.

Tablet PC Google ID and password

NOTE: Make sure you are either connected to mobile network or Wi-Fi .

Solution 2: Forgotten the Google account password

Solution: If somehow you don’t remember your Google account credentials, go to www.google.com/accounts/recovery to reset the password of your Google account. Reset the password here and use the new one on your device.

Solution 3: Hard/Factory reset your device

Solution: If in case you don’t have mobile data or Wi-Fi switched on, unfortunately you cannot access your device until you perform a full factory reset of the device. Take out the SD card so that all on the data on the memory card should be intact. This factory reset (also called ‘hard reset‘ since you are forcefully wiping all the data off your device) formats  internal memory and also the extended memory, if you keep it inside the device itself.

To perform a hard reset, follow these steps:

For devices with physical home button:-

 1. Press the power button and the home button together or Power button and Volume button together for a while, long enough till the Android boot mode screen appears. Press home button to reach the options under boot mode. Navigate through the options using volume key and select “Wipe Data Factory Reset“option using shortcut menu button. Again navigate to the option “delete- all user data” and select it using shortcut menu button. (Make sure memory card is not inside; otherwise the data on it will be lost). After the data is deleted, a message saying “Data Wipe Complete” appears.  Press the shortcut menu button to reboot the tablet again. Now, your tablet is as fresh as a new tablet

With NO physical HOME button:-

2. In case your device does not have a physical home button, press the power button and both the volume keys together for few seconds.

3. Press gently the “reset pin-hole” present generally on a side of Tablet. Use a clip-pin or similarly fine thing to gently push inside to reset your device to factory settings.

NOTE: Above mention steps are general method that work with most of the tablet although few of the tablet has different hard reset method.  See the differnt Hard reset/factory wipe methods for Tablet PC .

Solution 4 : Unlock through Command line prompt

Solution: Unlock the tablet using Android developer tool. This tool is used for the development of Android OS and Android app. Check out the above link to get the command and tool downloading link.

Solution 5 :Tablet not accepting Google id and password, but it is actually correct.

Solution: In this case, use another tablet or laptop or PC and go to https://accounts.google.com/IssuedAuthSubTokens. Check whether your email account is registered with the Google 2-Step Verification Method. If not, then register it (http://www.google.com/landing/2step/).

In application specific password page, the first point is “Android Phone” (In our case, it’s the Android Tablet) which is shown to have “Full Account Access“. Click “Revoke Access” button and a message saying that the account access has been successfully revoked, will appear.

Next go to “Application Specific- Passwords” message. In the bottom of page, there will be an option “Generate new application-specific password“. There, put any name and click on “Generate Password” button.  A 16 digit password will be generated (Keep this password handy.)

Now in your tablet, keep giving the wrong pattern voluntarily till the screen with “forgot Password?” option appears.

Click on the “Forgot password?” option. Enter your Gmail ID with which your account is registered and the password (the 16 digit password that you just now generated). Sign in and “Unlock selection” appears. Choose the type of password you want to give. Here I choose to use pattern password again. Draw the new pattern two times.

See the unlocking of Android Tablet through Google Application Specific Password method.

Solution 6: Re-Install Android OS on your tablet 

Solution: In this case Android has been re-installed on your tablet pc. This can be done either through a bootable memory stick or by connecting the tab to the computer and using a different software.   

Above mention methods will not work with Chinese tablet. The only way you can get the Chinese tab unlocked is through Flashing or Android re-installation

See this post to know more.

Solution 7: Unlock the tablet using Android Multi Tool software

Using this software you can unlock in a single click. Download it from here. See the instructions to use this software in following video or in the post here.

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165 thoughts on “Unlock forgottten password/pattern lock of Android Tablet

  1. my table guru I try to reset my table using reset hole bt still nothng and I tryd holding a power button and up down volume still nothing

  2. i have a trio stealth tablet and it will only go into safe mode I dont know what to do after that can u please help

    • Linda please follow the steps :
      1. Turn off your tablet
      2. Hold the volume down button
      3. While holding the volume down button power up your tablet.
      4. Wait for the green android logo to appear
      5. It will take you to a blue screen, while in the blue screen press the volume up button.
      6. It will take you to the recovery option
      7. By using the volume up/down key, navigate to “Wipe Data / Factory Reset”
      8. Use the power button to confirm Wait for the process to be completed.

      I think this will work.

  3. I tried to unlock my HISENSE tablet but it wont work

  4. i need your help to unlock my Android tablet i have an AndroidM976 in i am about to freak help plz,,,,

  5. i have a BSNL Penta IS709c tablet of which i forgot the pattern lock i have also not backedup with any email id or anything else.now please tell me to how do i be able to reset my tab.

  6. Hi,

    I have Huawei mediapad link 10 Tablet. I have locked myself. The internet and usb debugging is off. I tried using your power and volume up method but it takes me to simple screen stating that press power 10 secs for reboot.

    Can someone kindly help in Unlocking this Thanls

    • AFnan you need to follow the following steps:
      1. Download Huawei Mediapad 10 firmware from Huawei support and download website, and choose the correct type of Huawei. Usually the firmware is compress with ZIP. DOWNLOAD
      2. Unzip the firmware and you will be found DLOAD folder.
      3. Copy all DLOAD folder and all content to main root MicroSD (please use card reader to connect MicroSD card with computer)
      4. Put that MicroSD (which already have dload folder) at HUAWEI MEDIAPAD 10 memory card slot
      5. Press power button and let the HUAWEI MEDIAPAD 10 reformat or reinstall the Huawei Mediapad firmware from MicroSD with DLOAD folder and wait until it finish less then 10 minutes
      6. After the process is complete, delete DLOAD folder from MicroSD, because if not remove, HUAWEI MEDIAPAD 10 will be reinstall the DLOAD again every time we restart

  7. Kotadiya Bhargav says:

    my net connection is switched off and my volume key has blocked so
    how should i format my tablet.
    give me a name of software which help me to formate my tablet?

  8. bhargav kotadiya says:

    my tablet has locked and i didnt get my reset button and so on

  9. Jullina David says:

    Hi. Can I ask what will happen if I press the reset button?

  10. i have rich and hl tablet.Only encryption unsuccessful you will see in home screen and reset tablet.I tried to reset it many times but it will back again in the same.Again and again.Pls.Help

  11. well! thanks guys!

  12. Hey i need help with hard resetting my tablet it has no volume buttons

  13. I have Akash ubislate 7c+ locked my tablet for too many attempts and asks for google account and internet connection can not established ..then provide me solution i have tried all option of ur website but its not working

  14. Thanks to you for the superior solution ,I reset my tablet and backup my data. Thanks again.

  15. reset option is super… thank u very much…

  16. hey master how can I access the home network or wifi if my tablet was locked..?
    I can’t turn on the wifi because the only thing that shows in my tablet is the account recovery in Google and the home-screen with the Android logo.

  17. thanx it worked

  18. I have a ansonic tablet that is bought in spain
    Got locked due to too many pattern attempts and can’t log in ‘coz my wifi isn’t connected

    It has a physical home button ,volume keys ,power button and a reset slot thing

    I have tried the homebutton+powerbutton and powerbutton+volume keys but it just turns off……. and on

    I tried the reset slot but still didn’t work it just restarts the tablet and
    goes back to the “log in” thing

    I know my gmail account

    Please help …..

  19. Hopelessy lost says:

    I bought my 7 year old son a Dragontouch 7 Y88 android tablet for Christmas. He decided to put an unlock password on it and forgot what it was. Now we cant unlock it and do anything with it. How can I unlock the tablet and get back into it? Can you help me?

  20. please help my rich&hl tablet. its say to many pattern attempts. but i try to hard reset by pressing power button and volume up.

    showing Android lay
    down with caution on its
    stomach. how do i go to the recovery mode? when i press again the power and volume up button its not working. please help!

    • You are just one step away from the recovery mode. Try pressing volume down only. If that also didn’t work try random key combination.

  21. I have a china tablet. the button power + Volume key is not working. please help me?

  22. locked out of my tablet

  23. my brother are a god thanks, greetings from mexico

  24. Hi sir….. My tab is locked due to too many pattern attempts…by pressing power and volume up a screen is shown with android symbol and ! In top of it… It doesn’t show any things like “reboot now” or “apply update from sd card” or anything….. Just the android symbol and a exclamatory mark ! Is on top of it….. And it doesn’t show any brand name…. When i switch it on it just shows android shining in the screen….

  25. My g tab p700i has locked, after pressing the vol up and power button I come to recovery screen that shows the android logo with ! Mark on it..however I m unable to go inside the menu, I mean to say that as there is no home button on the g tab, I tried several button combinations with vol and power but was unsuccesseful. Plz let me know how to go in the recovery menu mode..an earliest reply needes… thnx…tabguru…

    • Try pressing the volume+ and power button together.

      • Thank tablet guru for ur reply, as I said by pressing and holding the vol up and power button it goes to the recovery mode screen however after that how to go to the menu for wipe data option, I cannot see the menu just the android green man with the ! Is there on the screen and no menu, plz let me know the buttons to press after this..thnx again…

        • After that you have to press the volume + and power button again for a sec, it will take you to the recovery menu.

  26. Man YOu’re a genius Thank you a lot i Lock My Tablet for 4 Mons. Thank You man Your THE ONE #1

  27. Thanks a lot genius, genius, genius, 108*genius.
    thanks a lot, thanks a lot, thanks a lot, thanks a lot, 108*thanks a lot.

  28. thanks a lot genius
    thank u very much

  29. My tablet ( Zync Dual 7g) has been permanently locked due to several incorrect pattern attempts. When it locked it wasn’t connected to Wi-fi. Therefore Tablet is not accepting Google id and password, but it is actually correct.
    It has just one button- the power button. No space to attach a dongle… I am trying Volume+ Button then press Power button for 10 sec but reset not start..
    Kindly help me…

  30. My tablet ( lava e-tab z7g) has been permanently locked due to several incorrect pattern attempts. When it locked it wasn’t connected to Wi-fi. Therefore Tablet is not accepting Google id and password, but it is actually correct.
    It has just one button- the power button. No space to attach a dongle , no reset pin -hole and no volume button is present and the sd card too doesn’t come out. Please Help.

    • In that case you have to you have to re-install Android. But first get the SD card repaired in any mobile repairing shop as you need a working SD card slot to install Android.

  31. I am using a micromax Funbook Tab and getting error, Too many patter attemts and I have forgottten the user and id password. I tried above all steps by using power and voulme keys and also inserted pin for reset but no option came for Factory setting same error message displayed, too many patter attemts ..Please help.

  32. I have lenovo idea tabA2107AH tablet it has no home key. only volume + and – buttons and power button and reset button. it has locked due to too many patterns.
    The message appearing on the screen is “Google account user name and password” when I put the username & password in it then it doesn’t accept, and WI-Fi is turned off.

  33. does ur method work even if usb debugging is off??……can some one explain to me how to hard reset my tablet??It has only a power button there is no volume or home button. Please help me bring my tablet back to life.

  34. I have Micromax funbook talk P362, it is locked due to too many wrong pattern attempt and also WiFi is showing off.There is no physical home button through which I can recover my tablet. I also follow the steps instruct by your website(specifically case 4) and it didn’t work at all.

  35. Hello there I am having problem with Karbonn Smart Tablet 9.
    It is stuck on the Karbonn Marvel logo, I tried to hard reset it by pressing volume up + power and volume down+ power but there is no recovery option….can anyone help please..there is a reset button also I have pressed it also but of no use.

    • Hi Cheerag,
      You tablet is stuck at the boot menu. Hard reset or reset key will not work in this case. Now the only option left with you is to go to the nearest service/tablet repairing center and get the Android re-install on your tablet.

  36. Hi there, I have an china android tablet.. 2.0A max tablet.. its a pattern locked and I can’t remember the pattern I done. I tried to do some tricks like POWER BUTTON TOGETHER with VOLUME KEYS but it doesn’t work. I just want to format my tablet.

    • Most of the China tablet can be formatted using a boot-able memory card. The process of making a boot-able memory card will be soon published in the site.

  37. Tablet Guru, my niece accidentally entered wrong patterns…and when I’m entering my Gmail username and password it keeps telling me “invalid username or password. I don’t know how to fix it, my tablet is KingCom joypad C71. What shall I do?

    • In this case use the Google application specific password method to unlock the tablet. See the second video in the post for more detail.

  38. My Bsnl Penta IS709c is locked and I have forgotten the pattern password and there is no option like ‘forgot your password’.

  39. Rahul Ghosal says:

    Sir I am using byond mi-book m1 tablet I forgot my patter and its locked now how can i get rid of it….. and its showing different option just like a caution symbol in android stomach.

    • You have entered into the reset mode. Now to get the menu option click on the either Home button or back button. There you will see the option

      “wipe data/factory reset”

      . Click on that and a another menu will appear. In the appeared menu click on the

      Yes-Delete all uer data

      .
      The very same process has been described in the third video in the post.

  40. Hello,
    I have a Vodafone smart tab II (Lenovo). When I have the SIM inserted an internet connection is active. I tried case 1, didn’t work. Case 2, didn’t work. Even Case 3 didn’t work. I try to reset with power button and Volume up, but even this doesn’t work for me.

  41. ALTAMASH SAYYAD says:

    It worked for me as well …:) Great .thanks for sharing this info with us .

  42. Hello TG.
    I have a “Sero 7 Lite” With no home button but power, volume buttons and reset pin hole. When I tried the buttons sequence I can only get to the Android Icon laying with an red exclamation symbol over it.
    I will appreciate your help.

    • I found a way. Just press volume up + power at the same time until the green android with the red exclamation symbol appears. After that, press the same buttons intermittently until the recovery menu appears.
      :D

      • Thanks for your advise it worked for me,tablet is now working ,its only that you loose sum apps but the music and videos is there,Thanks.

  43. hazelzelean says:

    all the suggestions to unlock tablet i already done but is doesnt work..

  44. Thank You Very much.The last method worked for me and thanks again

  45. tuffmachine says:

    I have Suntab tablet it has no home key. only volume + and – buttons and power button and reset button. it has locked due to too many patterns.
    It is locked due to too many pattern attempts. The message appearing on the screen is “Google account user name and password” when I put the username & password in it then it doesn’t accept, and WI-Fi is turned off. I have used hard reset according to your way as you described but it doesn’t work, please help

  46. oh thankss idid it…yipppyyyy

  47. it’s good tips. my tab was locked by draw patten lock 2 dayes ago. now my tab is working . thanx

  48. Harsh Agrawal says:

    I have HCL ME X1 and it got locked due to many wrong pattern attempts. I tried to do the hard reset by pressing power and home button but it is not working.

  49. I have a 51cubee u26gt. I have the same problem as above but there is no volume or home button only a power button and a reset hole.Can you please help me in hard resetting it?

  50. amber wolfe says:

    ok my little brother got a hold of my parents android tablet, and we are trying to get it unlocked from the screen that asks for the google email account and password. My little brother can’t remember his password and we have tried everything. We have gotten to the part where you hold the volume and the power button down at the same time. We get the little android bot pops up with the gears rotating on his stomach and then a bar flashes really fast across the bottom of the screen. We have tried the part where we just press the reset button and we have also held the button down for 18 seconds but it hasn’t made a difference. Can anyone help us with this problem. It would be really appreciated. Thank you.

  51. shareef

    I have a tablet “itouch Model No.x708s. It is locked due to too many pattern attempts. The screen message like this “Google account user name and password” appears and when I put the username & password in it then it doesn’t accept, I think it may be because of WI-Fi is turned off. I have used hard reset according to your way as you described in this thread but it doesn’t work. I don’t find any reset pin hole. Plz help me how to make my table alive. Sir your help in this matter shall be highly appreciated. Thanks

  52. I HAVE A SAME PROBLEM WITH chetan thorat

    …..I did formatting by pressing start and home button but after that one picture is shown on screen like android is damaged by showing sleeping android….

  53. roi vincent suarez says:

    I have android Tablet Model : 2.0a max
    My tablet is locked by trying too many patterns ..
    So..My current screen is asking me the Google id and password.
    But When I type correct ID and PWD even its says “Wrong Username & password”, I tried from Google recovery facility but not understand that much.
    So…. I would like to Hard RESET this Tablet this model has only POWER button, there is NO Volume + or – and no RESET Hole find.
    Could you please help me in this regards, I appreciate your kind support.
    Thanking you …

  54. I have a 7 inch Merlin android 4 tablet PC. No matter what I do I can not access the recovery screen. The manufacturer said I should hold down the Volume + and – buttons and the power button to get to the recovery screen but it will not work. There is no request for a google account password either. You just get 5 tries after which you have to wait 30 seconds and can try again. Since I didn’t set the password, I have no idea what to do.

  55. My tab got locked the same way and as said in step 3 I did but still my Micromax funbook is not getting opened. Please help me!

  56. Dear Tablet Guru,

    I have Adnodoid Tablet Model : E-TAB Z7S and Make : Lava
    My tablet is locked by trying too many patterns ..
    So..My current screen is asking me the Google id and password.
    But When I type correct ID and PWD even its says “Wrong Username & PWD”, I tried from Google recovery facility but not understand that much.
    So…. I would like to Hard RESET this Tablet this model has only POWER button, there is NO Volume + or – and no RESET Hole find.
    Could you please HELP in this regards, I appreciating your kind support.
    Thanking you Sir,
    Pradeep

  57. I have a Zeki TB782B Android tablet. It was given to me by a friend who doesn’t want it. It belonged to his son. It is of course set up with a password and neither of them remember it. I have been trying every way I’ve read about on-line to bypass the code or reset it. Nothing works, I hope you can help. Thanks.

  58. I have a dragon touch android tablet. Where is the reset button!? I put in the right username and password but it goes black and when I press the power button and it goes right back to the screen where it asks me for my username and password.PLEASE HELP.

  59. Dear TG,
    I have android tablet with sim (unbranded) due to too many attempts it got locked and now it’s asking to sign with google a/c.

    1) wi-fi is not on my tablet.
    2) unfortunately power buton is not working..!
    3) Do not have physical home button but have some home symbol but again power button is not working..!
    4) I had tried 3-4 times to reset by reset pin hole, it re-starts tablets but again same screen asking to sign in google a/c is apprear…!

    can u still help me to unlock by tablet…???!!!

    • Which tablet you have got?
      Also the only way now is you have to unlock the tablet through the debugging mode. The method for that will be soon published.

      • i have china tablet i.e. unbranded purchased directly from manufacturer in china, whne i had visited there…!

        now as you can see that it can only open by debugging, can u let me know when can i get such info, as i am unable to use my tablet…!

  60. I tried the combination keys vol up and down and power button then press the reset button nothing happens. it only shows an android image with exclamation point on the screen and nothing happens. Pls help…

  61. hi tablet guru,
    I hav bsnl penta is709c tab but I am unable to hard reset it
    I have try all options on it but it shows android icon without any menu with a yellow attention mark.
    send me solution if u know

  62. Hi Guru,
    I got a tablet(Micromax funbook infinity P275) with locked pattern because of my friends tried too many wrong patterns. I tired to reset it following your steps. Here what I did is press home + power button for 15 sec then i come to see android logo with exclamation warning symbol then I pressed reset button with pin through reset pin-hole. When i press the reset button the tablet is starts again like switch on it and the same page of asking google id and password is coming.Tell me how to reset my tab.

  63. fayaz gafoor says:

    im having an android tablet of Xtouch brand ..i have forgotten the pattern and tried 15 times .. now its locked and asking for email id and password…i dont know which id and which password i have given as my google account… how can i unlock it… plzzzzzzzzzz help me ;(;(;(;(;(;(;(;(….its not having a home button .. im trying 2 do a hard reset.. i tried step 4 u have mentioned above….vol up n down + power its not working ….plzzzzz help meeeeeeeeeee…….plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  64. Thanks very much. I am able to unlock pattern by putting correct mail id and password for my locked pattern of iberry axo3g tablet.

  65. Hello Sir. I recently bought an Android 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich tablet,from ebay and it got locked inadvertently! since then it is asking for the username and password which i am entering correctly but is not accepted by the tablet. The tablet has a reset button, the volume keys and a power button. I tried the methods you mentioned above with no success.

    It’s a Dragon touch tablet 7 inch A10MID70416W.

    Please help. I want to hard reset it but I do not know the sequence.Thank you very much

  66. dear sir am using mi5 book of byond . it is locked due to wrong unlocking pattern i have inserted a pin in reset hole but it still showing the message enter a google acount . it is showing wrong email and password but it is correctly working in computer brower . please help me thank you ‘

  67. I have a RICH Android tab with ICS 4.0 and I got locked out due to incorrect pattern attempts. When I press the volume down+power button it will turn on with “Safe Mode” on the lower left of the screen but still locked out. Can you please help me on this? Any help will be much appreciated.

  68. There is no name at all on the tablet It is a Android from HONGKONG
    Still locked out, wanting me to sign in with my google account. A google account was not set up with this tablet.
    I tried too many patterns to unlock this tablet that is why I am locked out. I did what you had suggested – hold the on/off button down along with the volume button, then used a paper clip to hold down something in a tiny hole…..nothing just the same page came up again that says too many pattern attempts! Sign in with your Google account. Help

  69. hi,

    I have a viewsonic tablet(android) and it is locked out because of drawing a wrong pattern several times. I have tried all the methods prescribed above and none of it is working. Even though there is wifi on my tab says no internet connection. I tried the hard factory reset too but it doesnt work. My tab has only ‘power on’ button and no volume keys.Please help !

  70. My eurostar et7006c-p12 tablet is locked…The does not have a sim slot,i am unable access the internet wifi turned off.. On top of that usb debugging is turned off.. when i do a factory reset the andriod symbol with exclamatory mark appears ….Only solution left is I need to run a flash but drivers for my tab are not available…..Please upload the drivers…

  71. I gave my grandaughter a 9″ android tablet for Christmas. It wasn’t working properly for her so I took it back and replaced it. Without asking her the pattern security, I tried a few myself until I got locked out for too many pattern attempts. Her username, hotmail address and password won’t work for me. Tablet says to visit google.com/accounts/recovery which I have done but am getting nowhere at all. Her hotmail address and my gmail address are in no way attached. She doesn’t have a gmail just her hotmail account.
    - What happened. I am so stuck and frustrated not to mention I have this lovely tablet here that I can’t use at all because I’m locked out!

    - What you think the correct behavior should be.

    CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME UNLOCK THIS TABLET. I REALLY WANT TO USE IT…PLEASE, PLEASE (*_*) (*_*). THANK-YOU SOOOOO MUCH!!

    ICE CREAM SANDWICH

    I have been reading your answers above and have tried pushing the power button and the volume button for 15 sec. together but all I get is the same page saying, “too many attempts etc. sign in with Google mail which I did knowing there was no Google mail set up for this tablet. I am beside myself now and do not know what to do to fix this problem so I can use this tablet?

    • Share the tablet model info to help you out.

      • There is no name at all on the tablet It is a Ice Cream Sandwich and a Android 9 inch from China
        Still locked out, wanting me to sign in with my google account. A google account was not set up with this tablet.
        I tried too many patterns to unlock this tablet that is why I am locked out. I did what you had suggested – hold the on/off button down along with the volume button, then used a paper clip to hold down something in a tiny hole…..nothing just the same page came up again that says too many pattern attempts! Sign in with your Google account. Help please…………thanks so much (*_*)

        • I understand your situation we will be soon uploading a new method using computer and Android SDK to unlock the tablet. The method is still in development. As soon it is done we will also mail it to you.

  72. I forgot my username and password in Penta IS703C tablet? How to unlock Penta IS703C tablet username and password

  73. Patrick Galendez says:

    I have a KNC MD702s,same as the others,i have a problem too about the pattern problem and my tablet asks me to sign in on my google account but everytime i type in the right username and password it says that invalid username/password and i also tried your advice to hard reset it but it ain’t work either please answer (:

  74. Hello Sir, im having the same issue here. I have Rich and HL tab, and theres a hole in it. But when im trying to insert the pin, i cant feel any button inside. I can touch something but i think its more of a pcb board or something like that. And also im having a hard time trying to access the recovery state, im pressing power button and + volume. Ive done it twice but after that i have no luck, just turning on and off.

  75. I am using UBI slate 7Ci . The system is locked using the pattern lock,and I have forgotten pattern . I tred to hard reset it following the steps.but the device does not have a home button or the reset pin and pressing the power button and volume keys together shuts down the system.

  76. There is no pin-hole on my tab.. so I can’t reset :(

  77. My tablet is locked by too many patterns ..
    So..,
    My current screen is asking me the Google id and password.
    But
    When I type that…,,
    But..,
    But..
    I can’t sign in…!!! :-( plzzzz help me guru

  78. Hi Tablet Guru,

    I am getting the same issue as “chetan thorat” above is getting. For his problem use ask him to send the picture or video on your email address.

    “I have seen your solutions and suggestion and I did formatting by pressing start and home button but after that one picture is shown on screen like android is damaged by showing sleeping android.”

    Can you please help me how I can resolve the same issue.

    Thanks!

  79. Hi tablet guru,i have a Android Tablet 7 inch 4 .0 ICS Slim (DUAL CAM) due to many pattern attempts by my sister its been lock i tried everything you advice to do but nothing happens. is it possible to reformart my tablet on pc? Hope i hear reply from you ASAP. Thanks

  80. Akhtarul Hasan says:

    I have a Ubislate 7CI tab which is locked now. And appearing window demands Google account details. But even after giving the needed details it doesn’t really accept it. Moreover there is no physical home button and no reset hole either.My tab only gets connected to internet using WiFi by is unfortunately set to OFF in the Tab. Please tell me how can I open my tab from here on?

  81. chetan thorat says:

    i have Byond Mi book mi-1, my younger sister inserted password and she forgot the password. I have seen your solutions and suggestion and I did formatting by pressing start and home button but after that one picture is shown on screen like android is damaged by showing sleeping android.

    whats the exact issue..

  82. I have a tablet “itouch Model No.i724. It is locked due to too many pattern attempts. The screen message like this “Google account user name and password” appears and when I put the username & password in it then it doesn’t accept, I think it may be because of WI-Fi is turned off. I have used hard reset according to your way as you described in this thread but it doesn’t work. I don’t find any reset pin hole. Plz help me how to make my table alive. Sir your help in this matter shall highly be appreciated. Thanks

  83. I am using a Micromax tablet. I forgot my password pattern and I followed your advice by pressing the reset hole but nothing is happening. Please help.

    • Hey pem, the above method is correct I got my funbook talk p350 restarted. Press the power key first and then press the both volume keys up and down together and then take a safety pin and enter the pin into the reset hole n press it for 5 sec. Get the pin out of the reset hole now the tab Will turned off now restart the tab it Will take around 7 mins to restart and now tab is as fresh as it was when you bought it. Me to bhaut khush hu tension ho gayi thi mujhe to. Thanks to our all the GURUS :-)

  84. I can’t unlock my lenovo ideapad

  85. I tried to open my tablet by volume key and power on key together.
    The android symbol also changes to crossed symbol with caution mark but at the end again the username password screen comes and it doesn’t works.

    Tablet: BSNL Penta ws802c

    Kindly Help

    • Try Reset by gently pressing through the reset pin-hole. Find this tiny hole on one of the sides of the tablet. Use a clip or similar fine stuff to get it done.

  86. How to reset my tablet, it does not have reset hole.

  87. I tried to open my tablet by volume key and power on key together.
    The android symbol also changes to crossed symbol with caution mark but at the end again the username password screen comes and it doesn’t works.

    My tablet is of NEWSMY company model T3.

    Help me out to unlock my tablet.

    • Hey Chintan,
      CHintan am sure there will be a reset pin-hole. Press that using a fine thing and with this we wish your tablet gets fine.
      Please reply and share your experience.

  88. Hi There,

    I’ve got an android 4.0 tablet that my son locked due too many incorrect pattern attempts.. The stupid thing is that my nephew was the one who setup the google play store login and pin and he can’t remember the password..

    So I have no idea how to unlock it.. Would prefer to try fix it ourselves before taking it to the shops.. Have been quote $180 – $200+ for someone just to unlock it…please help..

    • Hi Aere,
      You are in some situation, but don’t worry. Go for the factory reset or the ‘hard reset’ as many will like it to say. All you got to do is look for the power button and the physical home button. In case there is no physical home button in your device, am sure volume buttons will do. Now all it takes is pressing your device’s power button and home button together for 15 secs. Again if physical home button is absent then use the combination of Power button and Volume keys and perform the same process.

      CAUTION: this Factory/Hard setting wipes out the internal as well external memory. So, it is advisable to remove your external memory card and save its data, before you carry out hard reset.

      Okay then, let us know if it resolved your issue. Further if the tablet is still locked, contact us with your tablet model details. We will be happy to help with our best ability.

      • I have bought my tablet from dubai.It is locked due to too many pattern attempts. I have used hard reset .It have opened something which have 21 options in language.When I looked on google it seemed that language was Korean.I have tried to press something it opened camera, song etc,but it is not showing the main page.Please help me how to solve this problem.

        • Hey, can you find a reset pin-hole in your tablet? If it’s there, press it. If an option for language selection appears, carefully select English. I reckon it shall resolve your problem.

      • tablet guru yardım et, benim tablet çok sayıda desen denemesi nedeniyle kilitlendi markası pranha busines ıı 9″ tablette güç düğmesi reset düğmesi ve reset deliği var başka bişey yok ne yaptıysam açılmadı bilgisayara bağlıyorum görmüyor pc acil yardım şimdiden teşekkürler…

  89. i can’t still open my tab

  90. I have penta is701c tablet. I tried to format it because it was locked. I lon pressed volume button and power button togeather but it doesn’t say anything. Pls help me to recover it.

  91. It seems to be useful. I wil try it.
    Thank you.

  92. Please try again. Watch this video for reference. Get back to us if it fails again. Will tell you another way, which is a little complicated though. But not to worry!

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