It is common for anyone to forget the unlock screen lock pattern on Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. The most common solution that people apply to solve this problem is usually the hard factory reset option which risks deleting all data and files that a smartphone possesses.
Don’t worry! If you have not backed up your data or files yet and fear losing them when having several different ways with which you can reset the password lock on Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus. There are three diverse ways for resetting the lock-screen password that the guide provides.
Resetting Password lock on Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus with Factory Reset
- Put off your smartphone so that you can access the recovery mode.
- You should be able to see the power button first before you continue.
- Press the power and the volume down button to access the factory reset/ wipe data option.
- After you press the power and volume down button, you will see the factory reset option highlighted. Click yes but remember all the data will be erased.
- After rebooting, power on the galaxy phone.
- After restarting your phone, you will notice that all the data is wiped. So you will have to put data again.
Remember it is always wise to back up data in your smartphone to avoid loss when doing a factory reset. You can also factory reset the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus through another alternative method from the guide.
Use Samsung’s Find my Mobile to Reset Password Lock
Samsung’s Find my Mobile, which is similar to the Find My iPhone, is another alternative you can use. To temporary reset using that application, you will have to utilize the “Remote Controls” feature that is on your smartphone. It will essentially bypass your Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus. It is a nice feature to have on your phone; therefore, you need to register with it if your smartphone lacks. You will have to:
- Get your phone registered with Samsung.
- Temporary reset the kind of password you want using Find My Mobile.
- You will use that new temporary password to bypass the phone’s lock screen.
- After finishing the task, form a new password that you will be using.
Resetting Password with Android Device Manager
If you have an Android Device Manager, it will be another fantastic way to access your phone. The Android Device Manager, On your Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus, it has the “Lock” feature that allows you to reset the password when you forget it.
- Using a computer, access the Android Device Manager.
- Identify on the screen your galaxy phone.
- Find the feature known as the “Lock & Erase” and enable it.
- There are specific steps provided on the page. Follow it to unlock your phone.
- Establish a password that is temporary.
- Enter that password in the feature.
- Create a new password.