Ways To Bypass Samsung Lock Screen Pattern, Password Pin, and Fingerprint

If you cannot get into your Samsung phone because you forgot the password or pin or your fingerprint is not working, your Samsung phone becomes an expensive paperweight. By bypassing the PIN, Pattern, Password, or Fingerprint lock, you can regain access to your Samsung phone, which means you will be able to use your Samsung device again. Samsung lock screens and fingerprints can be bypassed using several different methods. This article will explain all the different methods to bypass your Samsung lock screen, password, pin, or fingerprint.

Which Samsung Devices can Be Bypassed?

Depending on the Samsung device, the Android version, and the type of lock enabled, different methods can be used to bypass your Samsung device. Fortunately, all Samsung locks can be bypassed. If there is no added security, only a factory reset is required to bypass a Samsung device.

Samsung phones or tablets equipped with Google Factory Reset Protection (FRP), Samsung Mobile Device Management (MDM) accounts, or Samsung Reactivation lock can also be bypassed. However, extra steps are required that involve using a computer and software tools.

Here is a list of different types of Samsung devices that can have the screen locks and fingerprints bypassed:

  1. Samsung Android phones, Tablets with Factory reset protection (FRP) with Google account  on Android 5.0 and above
  2. Samsung Android phones, Tablets with Samsung Reactivation lock (Samsung account)
  3. Samsung Android phones, Tablets with MDM lock
  4. Samsung Android phones, Tablets before Android 5.0
  5. Samsung Android phones, Tablets with Factory reset protection (FRP) turned off
  6. Samsung Galaxy Gear (Smartwatch)  with Samsung Reactivation lock

Which Samsung Phone Models Can be Bypassed?

Samsung lock screens and fingerprints can be bypassed on all Samsung models and Android versions, whether the latest Galaxy S21+ on Android 11 (Red Velvet Cake) or an old model like the Samsung Galaxy S4 on Android 4.4 (KitKat) version.

Here is a list of the popular Samsung phones where the lock screens passcode and fingerprints can be successfully bypassed:

  1. Samsung Galaxy S3
  2. Samsung Galaxy S4
  3. Samsung Galaxy S5
  4. Samsung Galaxy S6
  5. Samsung Galaxy  S7
  6. Samsung Galaxy S9
  7. Samsung Galaxy  S10
  8. Samsung Galaxy  S20
  9. Samsung Galaxy  S21 Ultra
  10. Samsung Galaxy  Note 8
  11. Samsung Galaxy  Note 9
  12. Samsung Galaxy Note 10
  13. Samsung Galaxy Note 20
  14. Samsung Galaxy  A21s
  15. Samsung Galaxy  A32
  16. Samsung Galaxy  A52

What are the Ways to Unlock Samsung Devices?

Depending on the type of security enabled on the Samsung device, different methods are used to unlock the screen passcode or fingerprint. Here are the different types of ways that can be used to unlock a Samsung Device:

  1. Use Android Device Manager to Bypass Samsung Password
  2. Google Login
  3. “Find My Mobile” Tool on Samsung Phone
  4. Boot into Safe Mode
  5. Factory Reset to Bypass Samsung Lock Screen
  6. Call your Locked Phone to Bypass Samsung Password
  7. Delete Samsung Password File Using ADB
  8. Pattern Password Disable and Custom Recovery (Requires SD Card)
  9. Bypass using FRP software tools

Below we will explain in detail how each method works to remove a Security Lock on a Samsung Device:

  1. Use Android Device Manager to Bypass Samsung Password:

Using the Android device manager to bypass the Samsung password is only possible if you have enabled this feature before locking the phone. Please note that to be able to use this method, the phone you are looking to unlock needs to:

  • Be turned on
  • Be signed in to Google Account
  • Be connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network
  • Be visible on Google Play
  • Have the location feature turned on
  • Have the Find my Device turned on

Here are the steps you need to take to unlock your phone using the Android Device Manager:

  • Using a computer or another smartphone, visit this page: http://www.google.com/android/devicemanager
  • Sign in with your Google credentials you’ve used on your locked Samsung phone
  • Locate the device you need to unlock
  • You will see the available options:
    • Play Sound – makes your phone ring for five minutes at full volume
    • Secure Device – secures your device with a pin, pattern, or a password
    • Erase Device – erases all data on your phone except the data on your SD and SIM cards.
  • Click on Erase Device – this will delete all data on your phone (except the data on your SD and SIM cards), and within a few minutes, your phone will be unlocked.
  1. Google Login

There is the option to unlock your Samsung smartphone using Google login, but only if your device is running on Android 4.4 or lower. Here is how to use this method:

  • Enter the incorrect lock screen pattern, pin, or password five times
  • When prompted, tap “Forgot Pattern”
  • You will see two options:
    • Enter Backup PIN
    • Enter Google Account Credentials
  • Select the Google account credentials option, sign in with your Google account, and your phone will be unlocked.
  1. “Find My Mobile” Tool on Samsung Phone

The “Find My Mobile” is a feature from Samsung used to locate a misplaced, lost, or stolen Samsung phone. But it is also used to unlock a Samsung phone if you forget your screen lock pattern. Before you can use this option, your Samsung device should:

  • Be turned on
  • Be connected to Wi-Fi or mobile data network
  • Be registered with your Samsung account
  • Have the Remote Unlock feature enabled

Here is how to unlock your Samsung smartphone using the “Find My Mobile” method:

  • Open this page on your computer: https://findmymobile.samsung.com/
  • Click on Sign In
  • Input your Samsung account login credentials and click on Sign In again
  • You will see the Samsung mobile devices registered under your Samsung account and select the one that needs to be remotely unlocked
  • In the list of features, select the Unlock option
  • When the pop-up window appears, you need to verify the password of your Samsung account, click Next. Another pop-up window will appear, informing you of the unlocked status of your device.
  1. Boot into Safe Mode

Sometimes, it is possible to bypass a forgotten passcode, screen lock pattern, or password using the Safe Mode. Please note that this is only possible using a third-party lock screen app. Once here, you can modify or disable the phone lock feature. Here is how to use the Boot in Safe Mode to bypass the Samsung lock screen:

  • Open the Power menu from the lock screen
  • Hold the “Power Off” option
  • The phone will ask if you wish to boot in Safe Mode – tap Yes
  • Once in Safe Mode, all third-party apps will be disabled, including your phone lock screen
  • Uninstall the third-party lock screen app, or reset the pattern
  • Reboot your device in normal mode
  1. Factory Reset to Bypass Samsung Lock Screen

It is possible to bypass your Samsung phone lock passcode or screen lock using the factory reset function. Here is how to use the factory reset feature to unlock your Samsung phone:

  • Simultaneously hold power and volume down buttons
  • The Bootloader menu will appear
  • To choose the “Recovery Mode,” press the volume down button two times
  • Press the Power button to select the “Recovery Mode”
  • Press the Power button and tap the volume up button once, and you will enter the recovery mode on your phone
  • Select the “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” option using the volume up and down buttons
  • To select it, press the Power button
  • Once the reset is complete, select the Reboot System Now option
  • Your phone will boot as a new device; everything on it, including the screen lock, will be deleted
  1. Call your Locked Phone to Bypass Samsung Password

Arguably the most straightforward method of unlocking a locked phone, you can call your phone from another phone and access your phone. Here is how to bypass the Samsung password lock by calling your phone:

  • Take another phone and call your locked phone
  • Accept the call, don’t disconnect the call, and press the back button
  • You have complete access to your device
  • You can go to the security settings and remove the pin/pattern lock
  • You will be asked to enter the correct pin/pattern before you can remove it, and you can try various combinations until you recall the correct one
  1. Delete Samsung Password File Using ADB

It is possible to delete the Samsung password file via the Android Debug Bridge or ADB. But to use this feature, your phone must have:

  • Previously enabled USB Debugging
  • Your PC can connect to your phone via ADB

If these requirements are met, you can bypass the Samsung lock screen pattern by deleting the password file via the ADB like this:

  • Connect your Samsung phone to your PC via the USB cable
  • Open CMD and enter the ADB directory
  • To delete the Samsung password file, type in the command: “adb shell rm /data/system/gesture.key” and press enter
  • You can then remove the phone from the computer, restart the device, and your secure lock screen will be deleted, granting you free access to your Samsung smartphone
  1. Pattern Password Disable and Custom Recovery (Requires SD Card)

This Samsung passcode lock screen bypass method requires more knowledge than the other methods outlined above. If you select this method, you will need an SD card, as this is the only way to transfer a file to a locked device. Here is how to make a pattern password disable and custom recovery on your Samsung phone:

  • Download the Pattern Password Disable file in zip format on your PC, and transfer it to your SD card
  • Insert the SD card into your locked Samsung phone
  • Restart the phone in recovery mode
  • Flash the file on your card and restart the phone
  • Your Samsung phone should boot without a lock screen. If it requires a gesture or a password, you can enter any random gesture/password, and the phone will unlock.

What are the FRP Tools to Bypass Samsung Lock?

Unlike the methods outlined above, the FRP tools are specific apps that bypass FRP locks on any Android device. Before we go any further, FRP stands for Factory Reset Protection and is a security method designed to protect your device against deletion and restoring if your device gets stolen or lost. It is a feature of the Android operating system, and all Samsung devices have it. It becomes a problem when a Samsung device is sold without resetting the FRP lock. Here are some of the most common tools to reset the Android FRP lock and unlock a Samsung phone.

  1. Tenorshare 4uKey
  2. FRP Bypass APK
  3. FRP Lock Google verification Bypass Tool
  4. D&G Bypassing Tool
  5. Samsung FRP Helper v0.2

Below, we’ll discuss how each of these FRP bypass tools works to unlock an FRP lock on a Samsung device.

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  1. Tenorshare 4uKey

Tenorshare 4uKey is a free app that enables you to bypass the FRP lock on your Samsung phone. There is a one-month free trial version, and after the trial period ends, the tool charges a monthly license of $29.95. The app also allows you to remove Android passwords, patterns, and fingerprint locks, unlock early Samsung devices without data loss, and support the Android lock screen removal. 

The official website of Tenorshare claims that the tool is secure to use, and it only takes minutes to bypass the screen or FRP lock on a Samsung device. Here is how to use the Tenorshare 4uKey tool to bypass the FRP lock on your Samsung phone:

  • Download the free tool on your computer (works with Win and macOS)
  • Launch the program and select Remove Google Lock (FRP)
  • Connect your device to your computer via a USB cable
  • Select the Samsung device system version and click Start
  • Your Samsung phone needs to be connected to Wi-Fi, and the Google Verification page should be opened on it. Check and confirm the data is correct and click Start
  • You should receive a notification on your Samsung phone, and you need to follow the on-screen step-by-step instructions to set up your phone
  • After a couple of minutes, the FRP lock on your phone should be removed, and you will see a screen telling you the FRP lock has been successfully bypassed 
  • Restart your Samsung phone, and you will see that the previous Google account has been removed from your phone. 
  1. FRP Bypass APK

FRP Bypass APK is a downloadable tool that helps you bypass the FRP on your Android devices. It effectively deletes the Google account synced with the Android device and unlocks it. The FRP Bypass APK is a free tool, and here is how you can use it to bypass the FRP lock on your Samsung phone:

  • Download the FRP Bypass APK file from the official site
  • Copy the .apk file to a flash drive/USB when the download is complete
  • Open the device with the locked FRP, connect the flash drive and mobile device via the USB cable
  • The file explorer will be pulled directly from the device
  • To install the .apk file, go to Settings on your device, and turn on the unknown sources option
  • Install the file onto the device that needs bypassing of the FRP issue
  • Open the app on the device and go to settings>backup>reset
  • Tap the factory data reset and confirm
  • This action will reset the device and delete the Google account connected to the Samsung device. You need to restart your device and skip adding a Google account.  
  1. FRP Lock Google verification Bypass Tool

The FRP lock Google Verification Bypass Tool Software helps unlock any Android device by skipping the Google verification process. It uses a reactivation lock error that allows the bypassing of the Google account verification process and enables the resetting of the device. This tool is free to use and works on any device running Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and above.

  1. D&G Bypassing Tool

The D&G bypassing tool can be used to bypass several different locks on your Samsung device. It is a free service that works on all Windows systems. Unlike other similar tools, the D&G bypassing tool has some risks, especially if the connection is lost during the setup process. It is why this tool is recommended to be used by professionals, as inexperienced people can turn their Samsung device into that expensive paperweight we talked about above. Here is how to use it to bypass your FRP-locked Samsung device:

  • Download and install the D&G tool on your PC
  • Launch the program and make sure your PC is connected to a stable Wi-Fi network
  • Reboot your FRP-locked Samsung phone, and open the Google Account Verification screen.
  • Plug the device in your PC and locate the Samsung archive, and click on the Remove FRP Samsung button
  • The process takes a while and should not be disturbed. It removes the connected Google account from your Samsung device.
  1. Samsung FRP Helper v0.2

The Samsung FRP Helper v0.2 is a software tool specifically designed to bypass the FRP lock on any Samsung device. It is a free tool run on Windows, and according to its developers, it takes about 5 minutes to bypass the FRP protection on your Samsung phone. Here is how you can use the Samsung FRP Helper v0.2 to bypass the FRP lock on your phone:

  • Download the Samsung FRP Helper v0.2. It does not require installation, but you need to open it via “Run as Administrator”
  • The tool has two options, and you need to open the ADB method to bypass the FRP lock on your Samsung
  • Connect the locked phone to your PC via the USB cable. Click on the “Read Info” button, and let the operation begin. After it is complete, click on the “Remove FRP” button, and wait for the operation to complete. 
  • Once it is done, you’ll get a message that the FRP lock is removed successfully, and your phone will restart. 
  • When the device has restarted, you need to reset it to factory settings. To do this, open Settings>Backup>Reset. Tap on the Factory Data Reset and confirm the action
  • Your Samsung phone will be restored back to its original factory settings, and the FRP lock will be removed, and you can set your own Google account and use the device.

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