Nexus 7

  • Replies:2
  • OpenNot stickiedUnanswered
  • Forum posts: 20

May 26, 2013 1:23:49 PM via Website

My daughter forgot her password pin for her N7. Is there any ways to bypass the lock screen pin so we get back in?
  • Forum posts: 17

Jun 11, 2013 2:51:50 PM via Website

the only way is to reset the mobile
Go to Settings > Backup & reset.
Touch Factory data reset.
Touch Reset tablet.
If your tablet is password protected, you'll be prompted to enter your Pattern, PIN, or Password.
Touch Erase everything to confirm.

Alternatively, follow these steps:

If your tablet is on, power it off.
Press and hold Power until the device powers on, then immediately press and hold Volume Down (while still pressing Power). You will see the word Start with an arrow drawn around it.
Press Volume Down twice to designate Recovery mode.
Press Power to restart into Recovery mode. You will see an image of an Android robot with a red exclamation mark.
While holding down Power, press Volume Up.
Use the volume keys to scroll to "wipe data/factory reset" and press Power to select it.
Scroll down to "Yes - erase all user data" and press Power to select it.
  • Forum posts: 10

Jun 11, 2013 5:58:38 PM via Website

Yea I would think turning it off and going into recovery would be the best way to do it to avoid all OS passwords.