Forgot your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) password or pattern lock?
This article explains easy methods to unlock your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) without reset or losing any data.
Let’s get started!
There are basically multiple methods to unlock your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5), and what method to opt for depends on you.
Unlock Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) by Answering Google Security Questions
If you have security questions set during under your Google account security, then you will be able to unlock your device by answering these questions.
Step 1: After multiple wrong attempts, you will get “Forgot Pattern” or “Forgot PIN/Password” option.
Step 2: Tap on it, and then select “Answer Questions” option.
Step 3: You will be presented with your Google security questions which you have added in your account. Answer them accordingly.
Step 4: If you answer the security questions correctly, you Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) will unlock.
Step 5: After successful unlock, you will be asked to create new PIN, Password or Pattern Lock for your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5).
Unlock Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) Using your Gmail Account
To unlock Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) using your Gmail account, follow below-mentioned steps:
Step 2: Login with your Google (Gmail) account by entering its details such as username/password.
Step 3: Once you are logged in successfully, your smartphone will be unlocked.
Hard Reset Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) to Unlock
If none of the aforementioned methods works in your case, unfortunately, you are left with only option of doing factory reset/hard reset on your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5). To do this, follow these steps:
Step 1: Turn Off your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5).
Step 2: Now turn it ON by pressing “Power + Volume Up button” combinations for few seconds until you see Alcatel logo on the screen.
Step 3: Select “Yes” option to factory data reset message.
Please note that this will erase all the data and settings on your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5).
Unlock Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) Using Googe Find My Device
While you may be able to unlock your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) using Google Find My Device, this method will erase all the data on your phone.
Here’s how you can do so:
Step 1: Open Google Find My Device and sign in with your Google account.
Step 2: After successful login, you need to select “Erase device” option followed by “Erase all data”.
Step 3: As soon as you hit “Erase” button, the data deletion on your Android device will begin.
Caution: This is non-reversible process.
Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) Specifications
Body and Display
Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) was released back in June 2016. This phone weighs around 148g.
It features a 5 inches IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels.
OS & Memory
Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) is the default OS. The phone is powered by a Quad-core 1.3GHz processor with 1GB RAM.
Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) has an 8MP camera at the back and a 5MP camera at the front.
With the aforementioned methods, you can easily unlock your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) when you have forgotten its password or pattern lock without losing any of your important data like photos, contacts and other important data.
But there’s one catch! You will need to answer either the Google security questions or login with the Gmail account linked with your Alcatel Pixi 4 (5) that you want to unlock.