How To: Unlock your Galaxy S II if you forgot your screen lock pattern or pin [Video]

Posted on Feb 7 2012 - 5:47pm by Brian

So you wanted to up your Galaxy S II’s privacy security be following our screen locking guide, but now you have forgotten your pattern or pin. Is there any way to circumvent this security measure? Well… you could hard reset your phone but that would annihilate all the data on your precious device. Don’t fret though, there is a way to bypass the lock screen using a special application.

To bypass your Android lock screen, we will be using Screen Lock Bypass, a free app on the Android Market. Note, you phone must have a data/WiFi connection and you will also need a computer with internet in order to perform this trick.

1. Hop onto a computer and navigate yourself to Screen Lock Bypass’s Android Market URL, and install the app. You will need to log into the Google account associated with your phone

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Phone:

2. In order to activate Screen Lock Bypass, you need to repeat step one with a different application. Once you have done this your screen will unlock:

For more helpful guides, check out our Galaxy S II Tips, How To and Review Archive.

8 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. joven February 5, 2013 at 7:00 pm -

    my galaxy S2 was locked due to many pattern attemps can you pls send me an guide how to unlocked thanks

  2. gljy January 11, 2013 at 8:49 pm -

    My Galaxy S2 phone is already, like, disabled, and there’s like a ‘no entry’ icon thingy on the notification bar, so in this case does the method still work? I tried but my phone’s still locked :( Are there any ways to unlock the phone without losing all my data? Please help! Thanks.

  3. Mohammed December 8, 2012 at 6:02 am -

    Wha if the phone is not connected to wi-fi

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  7. Madalina February 27, 2012 at 4:40 pm -

    0So acltaluy they haven’t updated the Moment either. And why would they? There’s like 3 generations of Samsung devices that are newer and nicer now.

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