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Too Many Pattern Attempts – Solution

Android is most popular operating system for mobiles.This Operating System is designed by Google and is available for free.Smart phone making companies are using Android as their mobile phone operating system.This system has benefit of thousands of free applications available over Google Play.A common problem which mobile users are facing is that their mobile is locked after too many wrong pattern attempts.

Pattern Lock in Android Mobile
Pattern Lock in Android Mobile

Most of users lock their mobile by using pattern lock.Pattern lock is a kind of lock in which you have to draw image by connecting  adjacent circles.You can browse your mobile only when you make right pattern.In case you draw wrong pattern ,you are asked to redraw the pattern.

If you add wrong pattern for more than 20 times then your phone get locked.Now you can’t try new pattern or use any other feature of mobile phone.Even you can’t make any call.In this case your phone is totally locked.

Solution for Too Many Pattern Attempts

If you have attempted wrong pattern many times and your phone is locked ,then there are following solutions:-

First solution is to use Google account associated with mobile.You need to log in into your Google account and then you can disable or change the pattern lock.Internet (mobile data) on your mobile should be working otherwise you need access to WiFi to do that.If  your mobile is not connecting with internet then you have to go for second solution.

Too Many Pattern Attempts
Too Many Pattern Attempts

If WiFi or mobile data is Off on your mobile then you can’t authenticate online to unlock your device.You can enable WiFi as well as mobile data by connecting your mobile with Android Debug Bridge (ADB). This method requires USB Debugging feature enabled which is under ‘Developer options’ of your device.

Second solution to overcome “Too Many Pattern Attempts” problem is to format the mobile device.You need to make hard reset of your mobile to overcome pattern lock problem.For most of the Android devices ,you can hard reset the device by pressing POWER + VOLUME + HOME button simultaneously.Please remember that all your data (images ,music files , videos and contacts saved in mobile ) will lost during hard reset and your phone will be restored to factory setting.

Let me know if you didn’t find hard reset code/method for your mobile.I will find it for you.

Third solution is to use desktop app.You need to know username and password of Google account associated with your mobile device.Name of the app  is Screen Lock Bypass Pro. You can download it in Google store.Install this app on your device and you can bypass the pattern lock.

 Steps to Bypass Pattern Lock Using Android Debug Bridge (ADB)

You can bypass pattern lock using ADB.For this method to work ,you need USB debugging mode enabled.By default this feature is enabled automatically.

Connect your device to computer with the help of USB cable and issue following command through ADB

adb shell
rm /data/system/gesture.key

Reboot your android device and now supply following commands

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

Restart your device.

You have done.It will accept any pattern lock now.Let me know if you got any error.

To protect Your Android Device Read our Article : Apps To Track Lost or Stolen Phone For Free

Sher Singh

I am a blogger writing on various topics including new technology, websites and how to use them.There are number of services provided by each technology and websites but users are not aware of them.This blog shows use of such services so that users can fully utilize any technique, software or websites.

745 thoughts to “Too Many Pattern Attempts – Solution”

  1. frndz i will find a new solution without restore…

    press power baton then chose data network nd active the mode then press your email and password then everything iz clear…

  2. my mobile model is Samsung galaxy young gt-s5360, my son using that many times pattern lock another i was triad my email id but not opened lock ,and power switch,volume switch ,quick relief switch at the same time pressed but mobile lock not opened so please help me sir

  3. Dear sir ,
    my mob. karbonn A6 is a lock pls. help me
    ”too many pattern atempts!” massage
    regard
    jayprakash

  4. i have no home button and it’s home button is on the bottom of touch screen but it is not appearing due to lock now what i do

  5. Sir, I have a galaxy Ace, and yesterday one of my friends fooled around with it and locked me out. I have tried my gmail and sign in password and it didn’t work, for a moment I thought I forgot it so I reset it on my tablet and tried again, still it did not work. So I tried the second solution (POWER+VOLUME+HOME) and (VOLUME+HOME+POWER) but nothing worked. Sir please help, I don’t know how to do the third one and I think I cant, and it the USB the same USB that comes with the phone in the packet?

    Thank you Sir Sher Singh

  6. i have locked my Karbonn Titanium S5 by giving numerous wrong pattern attempts. I have also tried Vol+Power off simultaneously but it’s not working at all.

  7. dear sir,
    I am Masud. i have Strawberry spark android mobile phone. today children taken that phone too many times pattern attempt ,so phone will lock . correct email id submit but not opening.please clear this is

  8. Sher Singh Sir,

    I have MTS MTAG 351 (A CDMA handset) & i’m unable to Hard Restore the Set. Please tell me the another way as I am also unable to use ADB. Please suggest me another way.

  9. my mobile lg optimus black has got locked and I cant access wifi. I don’t want to use 2nd procedure as its risky. help!!

  10. I am dillibabu. i have samsung android mobile phone. yesterday children taken that phone too many times pattern attempt ,so phone will lock . correct email id submit but not opening.please clear this is

  11. hi my karbon tritatinum S5 has a got pattened locked. when i try to r hard reset by pressibg volume up key + power key+ home button…nothing happwl pa happens. pls help

  12. sir my device is huawei ascend Y200 and it is lock after so many pattern attempt and device need id and password which were i dnt know, will u pls help me its urgent

  13. Sir i have hcl me v2 phablet .Sir Too Many Patrens are attempt by me . sir plz say me me how to enable lock when phablet is lock

  14. alhamdulillah i got a narow escape from this problem.. my phone already had a software named ‘floating toucher’ . i pulled down status bar while on emergency call and there i saw the float toucher pointer.. the software allowed me to activate packet data eventhough the phone is locked…connected to the internet and got an escape…

  15. sir my mobile is micromax a60 i know the pattern but by my brother try too many pattern it unlock. i don’t know e-mail so i can’t login how can i unlock my mobile.

  16. my device is samsung GT-S5302 and I am unable to hard boot it by the method described above.
    the phone reboots normally by performing the method when it is switched off. While the phone is ON, it gives a flash sound and an impression as in case of screen-capture. plz tell me what should I do??

  17. sir
    my phone is karbonn a10 and it is locked
    please help i tried by pressing the power+volume+home buttons but it did not worked
    please suggest

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