Remove Lock Screen
4uKey supports unlocking Android phones regardless of the type of screen lock features used. It can get through Passwords, PINs, Pattens, and even biometrics such as Face or Fingerprints. The removal process has two options: remove the screen lock on most Android phones,b>with data loss or remove the screen lock without data loss (for Samsung S5 and earlier models).
Yes! If you have a different brand of Android phone or a later Samsung device, 4uKey will need to reset it in order to completely remove the lock screen. Well, the good thing about this program is the Auto System Detection. It ensures your device is ready for the unlock process so it will not get bricked
Moreover, the lock screen removal feature supports over 6000 Android phones, both older and newer Android OS. So, compatibility is not an issue with this app.
Besides getting rid of lock screens, you may also use 4uKey if you encounter Google FRP after a reset.
How to Unlock Android Phone with 4uKey
Now, here are the steps you need to follow to unlock your Android phone. This method may involve data loss depending on your Android phone.
Step 1: Download and Install Tenorshare 4uKey
On your computer, download and install the 4uKey installer. Click on the banner above to get it.
Step 2: Launch 4uKey
When installed, launch the program. Then, select the Remove Screen Lock option and attach your locked Android phone to your PC using a compatible USB cable. But if your phone is not recognized, just click on the option: Device is connected but not recognized? Please remove the screen lock directly.
Then. check if your phone brand is supported by the direct screen lock removal feature. Select the brand if supported. After that, the software will set up the relevant driver that’s compatible with your phone.
Step 3: Get Rid of The Screen Lock
There are two scenarios when unlocking an Android phone with 4uKey according to your device’s brand and OS version.
Scenario 1: Remove Lock Screen for Newer Samsung Phones/Other Brands
Choose “Remove Screen Lock”. The program will then identify the brand and the model of your phone. If it’s wrong, just click on the “Is your phone not from this brand?” option.
Then, manually select your phone’s device info. Hit the Start button after you’ve confirmed your selection.
A confirmation prompt will appear on the screen that says the program will erase all the phone data. If you’ve made up your mind, just click “Yes” to start the process (for Samsung phones, the process would most likely be complete at this point).
After that, you will be required to get your phone to Recovery Mode and reset it. There will be a series of instructions on the screen. Just follow them from left to right.
When the reset is successful, 4uKey will proceed to remove the lock screen and wait for a while until you see “Removed the Screen Lock Successfully”. Click Done.
Scenario 2: Remove Lock Screen for Earlier Samsung Phones (without data loss)
Select “Remove Lock Screen without Data Loss” Then, hit the Start button.
Next, enter or choose your device’s name and model. But if you are not sure about the device info, just click on “Don’t know the device model” to learn how to get the correct one.
If your Samsung device is not supported, perform the steps in Scenario 1.
In case, your phone is compatible. Confirm the device information and click Next. A prompt will appear for you to check one last time if the phone’s name and model are correct. Then, click Continue.
4uKey will then download a data package for your phone. It may take a few minutes. After that, click Next and enter Samsung Download Mode by hitting the Start button. Just follow the on-screen guide to do it.
When the phone successfully boots into Download Mode, the program will start removing the lock screen. After a few minutes, the process should be finished and your Android phone should be completely unlocked.
That’s how easy it is to unlock Android phones by removing the screen lock with 4uKey.