“I have locked my Samsung Galaxy S5 with password to protect its data from unauthorized use. However, I had replaced the password of my Samsung Galaxy phone few hours back, but unable to recall it now. And I was suggested to format my Samsung phone, but I know that formatting removes entire data from its memory. How can I recover data from Samsung Galaxy S5 that is locked? Thanks in advance.”
As we all know, people’s awareness of privacy protection arises, which causes the existence of screen lock. Screen lock, a safe guarantee for all the personal data stored on our mobilephone, includes PIN, patterns, password and fingerprint. But along with the appearanxe of screen lock, the problem that forgetting the screen lock also exists and troubles plenty of people. By the way, Samsung as we all know has emerged as the world’s top manufacturer of Android Smartphones as well as Tablets. Samsung phones come with security enable option, using which user can lock the screen to prevent unauthorized access. But, what if you forget your locked code or pattern? How can your get data back from locked Samsung device?
Here you will be gained a helpful tool called Samsung Data Recovery, which is known for data recovery, has invent an new function – Android Lock Screen Removal. The program can perfectly meet the need of retrieving data from locked screen Samsung phones or tablets,you can use this Android Data Recovery to recover lost Contacts, text messages, pictures, videos, call logs, calendar, whatsApp messages and other contents from a locked screen Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/Note 5/4,ect. What’s more, it has the ability to detect, analyze, scan and recover files from Samsung device with broken screen, locked screen, black screen, damaged touch screen, cannot access Samsung system, etc. And it is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge+/S6/S6 Edge/S5/S4/S3, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy A9/A7/A5, etc.
You also can use this program to remove lock screen on Samsung phone without data loss.
Step 1.Download and Run Android Data Recovery on PC or Mac
After installing, run the program on computer. Then, choose “Recover data from broken phone” option, and click “scan it” at the bottom left corner of the home page.
Step 2.Choose File Type from Locked Samsung Phone
Once your device is connected, you will be asked to select the type of files you’d like to recover in the below interface. Uncheck “Select all” and choose “Contacts”, “Messages”, “Videos” and “Gallery” and more. After that, click “Next” to get to the phone fault type interface.
Step 3.Select Phone Fault Type and Phone Model
You can now choose a phone fault type from the two options. If your Samsung phone screen is locked, then select “Touch cannot be used or cannot enter the system”.
After that, please select your device’s name and model. If you’re not sure about the Samsung phone model, you can hit the “How to confirms the device model” to check it.
Step 4.Put Locked Samsung into Download Mode
Turn off the phone > Press and hold the Home button, Power button and volume down button at the same time > Press the volume up button to enter Download mode.
Step 5.Analyze and Scan Files on Locked Samsung
After you entered the “Download mode”, the program will start to analyze your device and scan the file type you selected in step 2.
Step 6.Preview and Restore Data on A Locked Samsung
When all files have been scanned out, you can preview them by clicking on the categories one by one. For example, go to “Gallery” to browse and mark down the images you’d like to recover. When all is ready, go to “Recover” button to save the selected contacts, sms, pictures, videos, whatsapp messages files on PC.
The reasons why you lost Samsung Galaxy Data:
1. Deleted files on Samsung Galaxy by pressing wrong buttons.
2. Lost all important data after recovery-mode restore.
3. Update or downgrade to lower version and erase all Samsung Galaxy files.
4 .Rooting failure or improper operations during rooting can cause data loss.
5. Samsung Galaxy phone is inaccessible because of black screen, system error, locked screen (forgot password), stuck in recovery mode, etc.
6. The Samsung Galaxy is crashed, smashed, broken, water damaged, lost or stolen.
7. Lost Samsung Galaxy data for unknown reason or no reason at all.
8. Factory to restore lost.
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