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Locked phone forgot password

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Phy
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Locked phone forgot password

Is there a way to unlock a phone, my phone its locked with a password, but I forgot my password, I am aware that I could reformat my phone but is there an alternative?

 

 

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Re: Locked phone forgot password

I just realized a way to do this,

go to www.myxperia.sonymobile.com > login > select your device > lock > enter a 4 digit pin > lock.

On your phone enter the new 4 digit code, bam done,

I know I know I am the best, you owe me a beer.



"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

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Emperor
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Re: Locked phone forgot password

@Phy sorry to hear that, as you might be aware you could try to enter your password multiple times and you should be prompt to enter your Gmail password.

For future reference

Alternatives on How to backup Xperias

http://talk.sonymobile.com/thread/36355



"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Phy
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Re: Locked phone forgot password

@ It didn't worked, I tried entering the password multiple times but I wasn't prompted to enter the Gmail password. 

Emperor
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Sorry to hear that it doesn't work, you will have to reset your phone with either PCC or Bridge for Mac or MyXperia or Android Device Manager.



"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Phy
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That's what I'm trying to avoid, if I use PC Companion or Bridge it will reformat my phone and I'm trying to find a way around that. Thanks anyways.

Emperor
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You could kwep trying, maybe you'll eventually remember.



"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Phy
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I'll try but I doubt it. I have the memory of a gold fish.

Emperor
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Re: Locked phone forgot password

I just realized a way to do this,

go to www.myxperia.sonymobile.com > login > select your device > lock > enter a 4 digit pin > lock.

On your phone enter the new 4 digit code, bam done,

I know I know I am the best, you owe me a beer.



"I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." Kurt Cobain (1967-1994)

Phy
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Thanks, I'll give it a try and get back to you. 

Phy
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Genius! Thanks. I see why you're the forum legend. It worked Slightly smiling Face I was able to rest the password and unlock my phone with out having to reformat it Slightly smiling Face