Unlock LG G4

Forgot your LG G4 password or pattern? This article explains easy methods to unlock your LG G4 without reset or losing any data.

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Unlock LG G4

There are basically multiple methods to unlock your LG G4 smartphone, and what method to opt for depends on you.

Unlock LG G4 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 LG G4 will unlock.

Step 5: After successful unlock, you will be asked to create new PIN, Password or Pattern for your LG G4.

Unlock LG G4 Using your Gmail Account

To unlock G4 using your Gmail account, follow below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: After multiple wrong attempts, you will get “Forgot Pattern” or “Forgot PIN/Password” option.

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.

Unlock LG G4 by Hard Reset (Factory Reset)

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 LG G4. To do this, follow these steps:

Step 1: Turn Off your LG G4.

Step 2: Now turn it ON by pressing “Power + Volume Up button” combinations for few seconds until you see LG 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 LG G4.

LG G4 Specifications


Released in April, 2015, LG G4 is packed with IPS LCD display of 5.5 inches that comes with 1440 x 2560 resolution and offers Gorilla Glass 3 protection.


This phone comes with 32GB internal storage and offers expansion through SD card. LG G4 has 3GB of RAM.

Battery and Charging

As for battery of LG G4 is concerned, it has 3000 mAh of removable battery and supports Qi wireless charging.


To conclude, there is no issue at all if you have forgotten your LG G4 unlock pattern or password. You can still unlock it and do not lose any of your important data like photos, contacts etc.

However, you will need to have your Google security questions answer in your mind, or username/password of your Gmail account linked with your LG G4.