How to bypass FingerPrint, PIN, Pattern or any screen security on Android device


An Android device with a PIN or Password is always secure, it is good in aspect if you lost your phone or even stolen, no body can get in to your personal stuff stored on your device. But sometime if you set a new pattern or change it after a long time then there are more chances of forgetting it. If you have your Gmail account set up on your device then it’s much easier to recover, the problem becomes complex if you don’t have Gmail account active on your device or you even don’t remember your account credentials where you are going to retrieve the new PIN.

So if you are facing any issue like that, then you are at the right place, here we are going to show you, how to bypass the PIN, Pattern or Fingerprint on an Android device running on Android 5.0 Lollipop, Android 6.0/6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware. Credit goes to an XDA user Honestly Annoying for posting this trick, all you need is a custom recovery installed on your device. We have also a guide to install TWRP recovery your Android device as well, if you don’t have one. TWRP recovery is necessary for issuing ADB commands from PC to Android device.

How to bypass the FingerPrint or lockscreen security on Android device

You can also see the process by pass PIN or pattern without wiping data on Android

Before you begin:

Download adb-and-fastboot and extract it.

Now open the extracted add-and-fastboot folder and Press Shift+Control and Right Mouse Click at the same time in an empty space inside folder and choose Open Command Window here

Then type these commands one by one,

adb devices

adb shell

cd data/system

rm locksettings.db

rm locksettings.db-shm

After flashing these commands, the lockscreen security will be removed from the device. Was this guide helpful? Please give us your feed back regarding this tutorial.

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