Sometimes it’s common to forget your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 password. Many methods to restore you password require to do a factory reset that can delete all your information from your Galaxy Note 4 smartphone. The good news for those that are locked out of a Samsung Note 4, you can unlock the Galaxy smartphone and keep all your data. Below are three different methods on how to fix when your Note 4 is locked out.
Unlock Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Android Device Manager
Another option when you’re locked out of Galaxy Note 4 for those that have already registered the Galaxy Note 4 with Android Device Manager is to use the “Lock” feature. When using the “Lock” feature on Android Device Manger, you can reset the password of the Note 4 from any computer.
- Go to the Android Device Manager from a computer
- Find your Galaxy Note 4 on the screen
- Enable “Lock & Erase” feature
- Then follow the given steps on the page to lock your phone
- Set a temporary password
- Enter the temporary password on your Note 4
- Create a new password
Unlock Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Samsung Find My Mobile
For those that have already registered your Samsung Note 4 with Samsung, using the “Remote Controls” feature on your Samsung Galaxy will allow you to use Samsung’s Find My Mobile service. With this service from Samsung, Note 4 owners will be able to temporarily reset the password and bypass the lock screen on the Galaxy Note 4. If you have not already registered the Note 4 with Samsung, try registering it as soon as possible
- Register the Note 4 with Samsung
- Use the Find My Mobile service to temporary reset the password
- Bypass the lock screen using the new temporary password
- Set a new password
How To Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy Note 4
It’s important to note that before you go to factory reset a Galaxy Note 4, users should back up all files and information to prevent any data from being lost. Read this step by step guide on how to factory reset a Galaxy Note 4. The way to back up data on your Note 4 is by going to Settings > Backup & reset. For the rest of your files you can use a backup app or service.