It`s common for the Galaxy S9 or even the Galaxy S9 Plus users to use the special pass code protection on their phone. Therefore, it will not surprise you if one day you are locked out of your own device due to a tampered pass code or forgotten pass code. In case this happens it`s important to have the knowhow needed to reset password on Samsung Galaxy S9 or Galaxy S9 Plus.
One of the radical solutions and that many people will advise you to try for resetting password when locked out of Galaxy S9 is the hard factory reset command. This means that you erase everything from the device and therefore the files will be gone as a result. If you don’t have a backup or you have no idea on how one can be created so as to keep the data and files safe, this is a solution you should stay away from. There are several other alternatives available to let you reset the password and access your phone. In this guide we will take you through some of the solutions involving accessing your Samsung account that you have signed in previously.
If you have an activated Samsung account and the remote controls feature activated, then the right feature to use is the Find My Mobile service that will be used for this solution to reset password on Galaxy S9 when locked out.
How to Unlock a Galaxy S9 Plus or Galaxy S9 with Find My Mobile
- Connect to the internet and with your account credentials, log on to your Samsung account. This will be done through the address https://findmymobile.Samsung.com/;
- From the devices list, identify your device and make sure the remote controls and connection statuses are on.
- Click the option “Unlock my Screen”
- On the right side, select on the Unlock button.
Once you have done this, then your device will be accessible through just a swipe. The pass code will be gone and replaced by a finger swipe which allows you to access the home screen. If you have no access to the Find My Mobile option, then the only alternative will be hard reset of your phone. Always make sure the important date from your galaxy phone is backed up before trying this solution.