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Photo Recovery for Locked Android Phone/Tablet

Locking our Android phones and devices using password or pattern is very important. It keeps our devices safe and prevents any unwanted intrusion. It secures the data, messages and content in our Android and keeps it protected from threats and privacy issues. Yet, the problem with locking your Android phone or tablet is that you would need to remember your password all the time. If you've not used your phone for a while or have changed your password recently and have forgotten it, there could be a problem. You may just be locked out from accessing all the data that you have on your device. So, what can you do if you find that you're losing out on your precious photos?

First of all, unlock your Android device!

Here is what you need to do first if you find that you've locked yourself out from accessing your Android device.

Step 1. You will be given a 'forgot password/pattern' prompt by your Android phone if you enter the wrong combination few times successively. Choose the option when it appears.

Step 2. Enter your Google account's username and password to access your phone. Now you can reset the password or pattern by going to Settings option on the device. 

See? It is easy to unlock your locked Android device. After that, you can search for an efficient Android data recovery program to help you recover your lost photos from the locked Android. Users have reported Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac) to be one of the best in the industry with strong recovery options. You can bring back your loved songs, favorite videos, memorable photos and important contacts and messages from Android phone or tablet even if they are lost. The software is known for its deep scanning function which effectively tracks all lost and deleted data. You can smartly preview the scanned result to backup only the files required.

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Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android is completely safe and does not harm your device in any way. It is your one-stop solution for all that you need, so that you can restore all you love in a few simple steps.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from Locked Android Devices?

Step 1. Connect your Android device to computer

Download the Lab.Fone for Android and then open it after installing on computer. Take the USB wire and connect your Android device to the computer. You may need to perform USB debugging on your device if not done earlier. You will get instructions by the program to do the process.

Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your Samsung phone, the Android data recovery tool will be failed to detect your phone. Therefore, you have to follow the instructions below to open USB debugging on your phone.

For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"

Step 2. Scan your Android device for lost photos

The software will now begin to scan your internal memory and SD card of Android. The results will be displayed in categories after the scanning. Choose the category of Photos and preview them if necessary. Then select the ones you wish to retrieve.

Step 3. Recover locked Android photos

Click on the 'Recover' button placed on the right bottom part of the screen when you are done choosing photos. Then select a destination folder to save the pictures on your computer.

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