[Hack] Bypassing Android Lockscreen Protected With Pattern Lock

How To Hack Android Pattern Lock Protection – Another method used by many Android users to protect their phone / tablet from unwanted access is “Pattern Lock”. That’s so far the easiest and coolest way than using a pass key or password. But did you know that “Pattern Lock” mechanism can be bypassed easily as long as the person who want to grant access to your phone had your phone on hand along with a computer near him? So in this page you’ll see how unwanted person can hack into your Android phone even it is protected with Pattern Lock mechanism. Read on!!

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About Pattern Lock Mechanism

This new protection mechanism to unlock your phone was introduced by Google back in 2008. To unlock the lockscreen, a user has to swipe a specific pattern across 9 locks pattern to unlock the Android device. Being used by many users widely, this method considered awesome, cooler and easier than typing a pass code (or password).

Disclaimer:
We hold no responsibility of what you are doing as result of this guide. This article is intended for informational purpose only. We hope it is useful when you forget the pattern combination.

How To Bypass Pattern Lock On Android?

1- Make sure you have ADB Installed [How to: On Windows, On Mac]

2- Enable USB Debuging on your phone

Settings >> Applications >> Development >> Tick “Enable USB Debugging”

3- Now connect your device to computer using its USB cable

4- Then open the folder where you have installed your ADB.

5- Press [Shift] key on your keyboard then right-click anywhere inside ADB folder

6- Click on “Open command window here” to launch Command Prompt.

7- Now type following commands (hit Enter for each line)

adb shell
cd /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases
sqlite3 settings.db
update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock’;
update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently’;
.quit

8- Once done, reboot your Android device

9- Once it reboots and you see the lockscreen,..

10- Simply swipe over any pattern to access the phone.

That’s it. Once you do the whole steps above, it will disable Pattern Lock mechanism and reset it. Need more queries on this topic? This thread discuss all thing about it. Enjoy..

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One Response

  1. Esteban CostaJanuary 20, 2013 at 11:23 amReply

    nice, but if the phone isn’t in dedugging mode??.

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