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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. how to remove pattern lock in samsung galaxy beam…..all the above methods dont work on it..i pressed the power+volume+menu buttons but didnt work for me
    plz help

  2. my Samsung GS5300 was locked with trying password pattern so many times then after 3 days the phone gone be switched off and not charging its dead ,,,,,please help me

  3. dear sir,
    I am v shankar. i have celkon a107 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

  4. I had the same issue.. I enable my data connection and then login to my google account.

    Then it is asked me for change my unlock..


  5. my phone is samsung galaxy s3..and it is locked by pattern attepms
    how can i unlocked it..the mobil data and wifi is off. i have a login account but it can not work because the wifi it turned off.
    i don’t know how to reset or bypass plzzzz.. plsssssss

  6. o dear i hav ninja A27 nd as u said i hav tried to format my device nd it is showing some fast boot mode wat to do yaar???? i m missing my phone vry badly

  7. I have optima smart phone. I have many times wrong pattern attempt my phone locked. I have no know email I’d . So please my help unlocking the phone.

  8. To reset the Android phones to overcome “Too Many Pattern Attempts”problem,When I pressed POWER + VOLUME + HOME button simultaneously i saw ENTRY QPST DOWNLOAD, Message.. so i’m confused … can u tell me

  9. Hello sir, how do i reset my Karbonn S1 Titanium mobile, i forgot lock pattern, what to do? PLEASE I NEED U R HELP, THE ID AND PASSWORD IS NOT ACEPTING THAT IS LINKED TO MY PHONE PASSWORD

  10. Okay well i have a Huawei ascend phone and i woke up one morning and it came up to this ‘login to your google account’ thing and my internet doesnt work/ i have NO credit and ive tried many times to login to my google account and it still isnt working and ive even have reset my phone many times and taken my battery out and sim card and turned the power off?? i dont know what to do?? PLEASE HELP

  11. i have the same problem to sir .. my tablet is hipstreet aurora 4.0 android .. it says too may pattern attempts .. what should i do? .. please help me

  12. 3. On an Emergency Call screen, press back space button samsung galaxy y gt-i5801 model
    phones on the (1)up . too many pattern attempts! (2)down .to unlock, sign in with your google account
    User name ( email )
    sign in

    +Emergency call
    Incorrect user name or password

    User name ( email )
    sign in

  13. hello…please help me my phone is samsung galaxy Y GT-S5360 there was a problem too many pattern attempts……please how to find a solution???

  14. sir, my wifi and mobile internet is in off mode. so i could not log in gmail id. then how to solve it. it is case of too many patterns. and how and where the command should type as step2.

  15. Press Volume Up + Home buttons simultaneously and without releasing these buttons press power button.
    Now select wipe data + factory reset
    On next screen select YES.
    This will erase all data and restore your phone to factory settings .Press volume up/down key to change the options and home button to select the option.
    worked for my s6102 thankyou

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