Forgot your LG V20 password or pattern? This article explains easy methods to unlock your LG V20 without reset or losing any data.
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There are basically multiple methods to unlock your LG V20 smartphone, and what method to opt for depends on you.
Unlock LG V20 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 V20 will unlock.
Step 5: After successful unlock, you will be asked to create new PIN, Password or Pattern for your LG V20.
Unlock LG V20 Using your Gmail Account
To unlock V20 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.
Unlock LG V20 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 V20. To do this, follow these steps:
Step 1: Turn Off your LG V20.
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 V20.
LG V20 Specifications
LG V20 comes with 5.7 inches IPS LCD display, which has resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels.
The screen offers approximately 513 ppi and comes with Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
LG V20 comes with 32GB internal storage out of the box with 4GB of RAM and support for external microSD expansion.
Battery and Charging
LG V20 supports 18W fast charging and USB PD 2.0. It is packed with 3200 mAh removable battery.
To conclude, there is no issue at all if you have forgotten your LG V20 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 V20.