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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/­s/databases
sqlite3 settings.db
update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;
update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently’;

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. HEllo Every one..
    I have LG P970 But it is lock by pattern attepms…
    how can i unlock it???buts there is no internet connection in my PHONE??? and i dont know to hard reset it>>.NEED HElp…PLSSSS

  2. i have LG p500 android phone..and I have tried too many times lock pattern now it is locked and ask for username and password…and i also forgot my username and password. Now plsss tell me any troubleshooting to unlock my phone. It will be a great help of you.Plzzzz

  3. I have android q mobile a50 please help to unlock the phone it have been locked after too many pattern attempts

  4. my phone is SONY Experia U..and it is locked by pattern attepms
    how can i unlocked it..the mobil data and wifi is off..
    i don’t know how to reset plzzzz..

  5. i have zte 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

  6. thank u very much sher singh.
    ur trick 100% working.
    my cell gt s5302 have pattern problem,
    i read ur trick and get.&finally its solved thnx again thnx.

  7. sir , my ADCOM A400 mobile locked by more attempt
    I tried the power+volume+home button but it did not work
    and how to open my wi fi .

    1. just go to the emergency call screen and then drag the screen down to activate data connectivity like ussual … then login to your gmail account
      worked on me

  8. i forget my pattern lock of karbonn s5 titanium mobile…..try several time to unlock the pattern lock but no success is found…..kindly help me to unlock my mobile……..

  9. Hi, it says that this app is not compatible with CherryBurst S280. What is the other option please? Thanks ahead.

  10. i don’t have any account associated with my tab which is of a china brand also when i pressed volume+power+home buttons simultaneously nothing is happening so please help me what should i do

    1. For Android phone users, in case you do not have the wifi or mobile data service on and your phone is locked for too many pattern attempts, you can try holding the power button key down and options will come up for you to choose whether to power off etc. Choose ‘Data Network Mode’ and your phone’s mobile data service will turn on. You may then login in your google account username and password with internet access. Do try and it worked for me

  11. it is not working whenever i press all the three button still there is no result btw im using the samsung galaxy note

  12. My phone was Huawei My screen locked after too many patterns.
    switch off the phone. Turn it on when it is about to start press all 3 buttons at the same time power+home+volume. It then gives options for factory reset. if you choose this then all the data is eraased (the existing data When you choose factory reset, it comes as a new reset.. Now it works. There is no more screen which says too many patterns attempted.

  13. Thanks alot for your inforamtion….Even i got a error for too many attempts so with your information i opened my phone lock….Once again thanks alot

  14. Hi. Pls my HTC magic got locked due to too many wrong patterns.I wanted to hard reset it, but its not working. Could you help me out PLEASE? I have not been able to access my phone for some time now.Pls

  15. i’ve got a MSI Enjoy 7 ” Tablet But i cant neither put it on Hard reset nor Use the adb program please Help Me how can i take it to hard reset mode Or How should i use the adb ?

    thanks in advance

  16. I have a problem because of too many pattern attempt and i have no any means of data connectivity.
    hard reset does not work
    only it show android man lying down with a red triangle…
    and it return back to Password and username..
    My device is Acer iconia tab a200

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