How to Bypass Pattern Lock on Android Mobiles / Tablets

Back in 2008, the popular mobile OS Android come up with a new way to lock your Android device’s screen, and the parent Google named it as ‘Pattern Lock’.

In this, users need to draw a pattern on screen in order to unlock it. This pattern is set by user itself.

Well, one must define a simple-to-remember pattern to lock his/her Android’s screen, otherwise the problems may occur if you forget the pattern.

Oh! it has already happened with you, and now you are riding the waves of web to find a solution for the same?

No need to stay in the clouds of this problem anymore as I am here with a solution to bypass pattern lock on Android.

Check out the solution ahead.

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Disclaimer

This tutorial is for educational purposes and to help the people who have forgotten their pattern lock key.

We shall not be held responsible for any nefarious use

Method 1 : Use Google Credentials to Bypass Pattern Lock on Android

The best and simplest way to bypass pattern lock on Android is by using the Google Login Credentials, the same Google Account’s login details that you used with your in-consideration Android device.

Just draw random patterns on your locked screen, and after doing it for fifth time, you will be told to wait for 30 seconds with an option to ‘Forgot Pattern’ at the bottom of timer screen.

Just tap on it, enter your login details, and you will be eligible to set a new pattern design. Simple!

Method 2 : Use Screen Lock Bypass App

This app can also help you to bypass pattern lock on Android.

Download the app to your PC from here. Install this app to your Android device via web market.

After doing so, just switch on your Android device.

You will be asked to activate the app or not. Just activate it, and the next screen will enable you to remove pattern lock on your Android.

Don’t forget to uninstall the app, once your meaning of installing the same is over.

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Method 3 : Use ADB to Bypass Pattern Lock on Android

Make sure that Android Debug Bridge (ADB) is installed on your PC, abd you have enabled the USB Debugging on your Android device.

Have a full tutorial setup ADB step by step video guide.

Enable USB Debugging by navigating to  Once you are done with it, just connect your Android to computer via USB.

Open the command prompt on your PC, and enter the following command.

adb shell
cd /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases
sqlite3 settings.db
update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;
update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently’;
.quit

If this command does not work out for you, use the following command.

adb shell rm /data/system/gesture.key

Your Android device will reboot and now the pattern lock will accept any pattern.

Just give any method a try right away, and get access to your locked Android.

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