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Forgot Your Samsung Unlock? Here’s How to Regain Access

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By Charlie Yu2:49 pm August 29, 2023

It happens to the best of us – we all have those moments when we draw a complete blank on our Samsung device unlock method. Whether it’s the PIN, pattern, or password, getting locked out can be frustrating. But fear not, because in this blog post, we’ve got your back. We’re diving into the solutions that’ll rescue you from the “I forgot” predicament. So, let’s explore how you can regain access to your Samsung device when the memory slip hits.

Unlocking with Find My Mobile Feature

Imagine a magical key that can open the gates to your device even when you’re not holding it. That’s the essence of Samsung’s Find My Mobile feature. It’s not just about locating your device – it’s your ultimate secret weapon when you find yourself locked out. Before you dive in, let’s ensure your device meets the prerequisites for this method:

  • Your mobile device must be powered on.
  • Connect your device to Wi-Fi or a mobile network.
  • Your Samsung account needs to be registered on your device with the Remote unlock option activated.

Enabling Remote Unlock via Find My Mobile

Getting ready for a potential unlock requires a small setup. Follow these easy steps to ensure the Remote unlock option is enabled:

  1. Open your device’s Settings.
  2. Navigate to Biometrics and security.
  3. Tap on Find My Mobile.
  4. Activate the Remote unlock option by toggling the switch.

Unlocking Remotely using Find My Mobile Site

With the Remote unlock option in place, it’s time to reveal the ultimate move:

  1. Grab a computer or another device with an internet connection.
  2. Open your preferred web browser and visit https://findmymobile.samsung.com.
  3. Click on the “Sign in” button and provide your Samsung account login credentials.
  4. Once you’re signed in, you’ll see a list of devices associated with your account. Choose the device you want to unlock.
  5. Look for the “Unlock” option and click on it.
  6. A pop-up window will prompt you to verify your Samsung account password. Enter the password and click “NEXT.”
  7. After completing these steps, your device should now be unlocked!

Smart Lock: Your Digital Guardian Angel

Picture this: your device senses that you’re in a trusted location and decides to unlock itself, saving you from the hassle of inputting your PIN, pattern, or password. That’s the beauty of the Smart Lock feature. But before you embark on this seamless unlocking journey, make sure to:

  • Set up a screen lock method on your device.
  • Remember that if your device remains untouched for four hours or after a device restart, you’ll need to use your screen lock method to access it.

Enabling Smart Lock for Trusted Locations

  1. Open Settings on your device.
  2. Navigate to Biometrics and security.
  3. Tap on Smart Lock.
  4. Enter your screen lock method (PIN, pattern, password).
  5. Select Trusted places.
  6. Add your frequently visited locations as trusted places.

Now, when you’re in one of your trusted locations, your device will automatically grant you access without the need for manual unlocking.

If none of the above methods worked, you can contact a local phone repair store around area, or a 3rd party company to help with you to unlock your Samsung device.

Don’t let a forgotten PIN, pattern, or password put a damper on your day. Samsung has equipped you with tools to regain control. The Find My Mobile feature and the Smart Lock option are like your trusty sidekicks, ready to rescue you from any locked-out situation. So go ahead, enable these features, and embrace the convenience of unlocking your device effortlessly.

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