Nevertheless, this powerful Android unlock program can still remove (with factory reset) the screen lock PIN on newer Samsung phone models such as S23, S22, S21, etc. Samsung tablets like Tab S6, S7, and S8 are supported as well. Not to mention, over 6000+ Android phones from other brands can be unlocked, too.
Aside from PIN, 4uKey can also get rid of other lock screen security features such as
Besides that, 4uKey is also a great tool for bypassing Google FRP. You don’t need to worry about your Samsung phone getting locked out after a reset.
Remove Screen Lock PIn on Samsung with 4uKey
Now, if you decide to use 4uKey for your PIN-locked Samsung phone, here are the steps you need to follow.
Step 1: Install 4uKey on Your Computer
Click on the banner above to download 4uKey. Then, install it on your computer and launch it afterward.
Step 2: Select the Remove Screen Lock Option
On the main user interface, click on “Remove Screen Lock”. Connect your Samsung phone to the computer using a USB data cord. It should be recognized as 4uKey supports old and new Samsung phones. If not, try using another data cable.
Step 3: Remove Screen Lock PIN
There are two options: Remove Screen Lock without Data Loss (for Galaxy S5 and below) and Remove Screen Lock (for most Android phones including new Samsung devices).
If you are using an older Samsung device and you want to save your files, choose the former. Otherwise, the latter is the way to go.
For new Samsung phones (Galaxy S6 and later):
Select Remove Screen Lock (for most Android phones). After that, 4uKey will automatically identify your phone’s name and model. See if the identified device information is correct.
If wrong, click on “Is your phone not from this brand?” and manually input your Samsung phone’s information. Click “Start” when you’re done.
Click the “Yes” button to confirm that you know the process will erase your phone’s data.
Boot your phone into Recovery Mode to perform a factory reset. There will be on-screen instructions that are specific to your phone. Just follow them.
After that, the reset, 4uKey will remove the screen lock PIN. You will know if the process is complete when the “Removed the Screen Lock Successfully” appears.
For old Samsung phones (Galaxy S5 and earlier)
Choose “Remove Lock Screen without Data Loss”. Click Start afterward.
Then, select your Samsung phone’s device info. Hit “Don’t know the device model” if you are unsure.
Confirm the information you selected and hit Next. And then check the prompt if the device information is correct. Continue if there’s no problem with it.
The program will start to download the data package that’s compatible with the phone’s mode. When it’s done, click Next.
There will be a guide on the screen to enter Download Mode. Follow it.
When the phone’s finally in Download Mode, 4uKey will start to remove the lock screen PIN. Just wait for it for a few minutes and the Samsung phone should be unlocked without any lock screen security.
Part 5: How to Remove Screen Lock PIN on Samsung via ADB
There’s another way to remove the screen lock PIN on Samsung– using ADB (Android Debug Bridge). ADB is a command-line tool that you can use to communicate with your Android phone. However, this method will only work if you have enabled USB debugging before getting locked out. That way, you can unlock the phone via ADB using any Windows computer.
Using a USB cord, connect your Samsung phone to your computer.
Then, launch the command prompt in the ADB directory. Just input “adb shell rm /data/system/gesture. the key” and press the Enter key.
When the command is done processing, just reboot or restart your Samsung phone. The screen lock PIN should be removed after that. We suggest that you create a new PIN or password/pattern before rebooting your phone the second time.
You really can’t help but feel helpless when you forget your screen lock PIN on Samsung. As you know, it’s really hard to get around Samsung’s security, but that ends today. If you need to remove the screen lock PIN on your Samsung device, just try out the methods above and see which one works for your case.