What to do If you forgot lock code of your Droid Razr phone

Posted by Prashant on December 17, 2012 in Android,How To

Nowadays everyone who owns a smartphone has lots of data stored on it like documents, personal photographs, emails and other important contact. To protect all the information most of the users lock their phones using a lock pin or sometimes lock pattern. Access to your data on the phone is restricted by this locking mechanism. But what to do when you forget your pass phrase. Droid Razr owners can follow below steps to unlock their phone after forgetting the pass code.

Forgot your Lock Pattern

If you have forgotten your lock pattern and made 5 unsuccessful pattern attempts , touch ‘Forgot pattern‘ and enter your Gmail user name and password that you setup as your main Gmail account when you registered your device.
You can then create a new lock pattern and unlock your device.

Forgot your Pin or password

In case you’ve forgotten your Pin or password then there isn’t any password recovery mechanism. Only option left in that case is to reset your phone to factory settings. You can contact your service provider to follow the procedure.

To manually reset your Droid Razr to factory settings, touch Menu > Settings > Privacy > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone.

You can follow this alternate approach to factory reset your Droid Razr phone.Power the device off.

  • Press the Power button then select Power off.
  • If the device doesn’t respond to input, press and hold the Volume Up/Down then press and hold Power button. When the device screen goes blank release the Power button while continuing to hold Volume Up/Down, proceed with step 3.
  • Press and hold the Volume Up/Down then press the Power button.
  • When presented with the Boot Mode Selection Menu release all buttons.
  • Press Volume Down to select Recovery then press Volume Up.
  • From the Droid triage screen, simultaneously press Volume Up/Down.
  • Select wipe data /Factory Reset then press the Power button.
  • Use Volume keys to navigate options.
  • Select Yes — delete all user data then press the Power button.
  • Use Volume keys to navigate options.
  • Data wipe may take several moments.
  • Select reboot system now then press the Power button.
  • Use Volume keys to navigate options.

Factory Reset will erase all the data on your Droid Razr phone but everything on your SD card will remain as it is and won’t be deleted.┬áIn case you have lost your phone, you can try the remote wipe out of your phone so that your files and personal data on your phone is erased and can’t be misused.

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