How To Unlock Samsung Galaxy Note 9 With Forgotten PIN

The #Samsung #Galaxy #Note9 is one of the most powerful Android devices available in the market today. This model uses the latest Snapdragon 845 processor combined with 8GB of RAM allows phone to smoothly run even the most demanding apps. Its other outstanding feature is its dual 12MP rear cameras both of which have OIS. Although this is a solid performing device there are instances when certain issues can occur which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle how to unlock the Galaxy Note 9 when the PIN is forgotten.  And as a side note, if you have recently purchased the new Galaxy S10, you can also unlock Galaxy S10 here.

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How To Unlock Samsung Galaxy Note 9 With Forgotten PIN

Problem: Hi. I have covered seemingly every corner of the tech world, YouTube and Google alike, to find a way to unlock my lock screen that I forgot the PIN password to. Since a truly idiotic set of odd circumstances led me to being pinned with my PIN alternative security setting. Yet I have turned up nothing to help me. I have paid for Dr. Fone. Yet considering my luck, they support every model under the sun, except my phone. So after consulting with their tech support, I had to refund my money for that software (refund still pending for possibly the next week). I just now tried to go through 4ukey for Android. It seemed perfect, right until I saw that it was asking me if it was ok to delete all data, in efforts to remove my lock screen. After I read a blog that said it would NOT remove any data. Along with comments that I highly suspect are from fake accts. claiming it saved their phone with data intact. So even they failed me. I saw a YouTube video about a software someone was showing in visual use. I think it was called, ‘Odin’? I can’t recall at the moment. I don’t know about that one. From what I saw, it seemed ideal for those who were fine with their data being deleted. So that was a huge no from me. I’m just wanting to remove the lock screen, with data intact. So that I may change the security settings, so as to avoid this terrible set of circumstances that was the result of what were a truly idiotic set of circumstances that befell me BEFORE I ended up stuck with a PIN alternative security setting that I have no idea what I set the PIN to a long time ago. Consider this: I have made it a healthy habit of backing up data that comes through my phone. Yet because of how prolific I am in day-to-day life, I’m always adding things that span across the creative spectrum on a daily basis. I have highly sentimental pieces of data trapped within my phone. Along with great pieces of what is my life’s work in the making in there as well. I have no money to spare. Thanks to setbacks such as medical, neurological, and cognitive-based issues, I have little to no means within my reach at this time to have financial means to afford software. The problem here is essentially a simple one. Yet it’s all it took to keep me from what is extremely important to me. Please help. I don’t know where else to turn. I hope I provided specific enough info. regarding the phone model, etc. Thank you in advance.

Solution: If your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network and it is linked to your Samsung account then you can unlock your device’s screen remotely from the Find My Mobile website.

  • Use any computer or mobile device with Internet access, open a web browser and go to Click on SIGN IN.
  • Click on MORE.
  • Click on UNLOCK MY DEVICE.
  • Enter your Samsung account password and then click on UNLOCK.
  • Depending on the network and the state of your device, this process may take a few minutes. You will receive a notification and the screen of your mobile device will be unlock.

You can also try to unlock the phone using the Google Find My Device feature. There are several conditions that your phone must meet before you can proceed.

  • phone must be turned on
  • phone must be signed in to your Google account
  • phone must be connected to wifi or mobile data
  • phone must be visible in Google Play
  • phone’s GPS or location must be turned on
  • phone’s Find My Device feature must be turned on
  • phone’s Allow remote lock and erase feature must be enabled

To use Google Find My Device

  • Sign in to the Find My Device page at
  • Click Lock.
  • After remotely locking the device, a new lock screen password must be set.
  • Enter then confirm the new password.
  • Click Lock (located at the bottom-right).
  • On your phone unlock the phone using the new password.

If you are unable to unlock the phone using the above steps then a factory reset from the recovery mode is your last option. Take note that this will erase your phone data.

  • Turn off the phone.
  • Press and hold the Volume Up key and the Bixby key, then press and hold the Power key.
  • When the green Android logo displays, release all keys (‘Installing system update’ will show for about 30 – 60 seconds before showing the Android system recovery menu options).
  • Press the Volume down key several times to highlight ‘wipe data / factory reset’.
  • Press Power button to select.
  • Press the Volume down key until ‘Yes — delete all user data’ is highlighted.
  • Press Power button to select and start the master reset.
  • When the master reset is complete, ‘Reboot system now’ is highlighted.
  • Press the Power key to restart the device.

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