Forgot your Nokia 5.3 password or pattern lock? This article explains easy methods to unlock your Nokia 5.3 without reset or losing any data.
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There are multiple methods to unlock your Nokia 5.3, and which method you choose solely depends on you.
Unlock Nokia 5.3 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 Nokia 5.3 will unlock.
Step 5: After successful unlock, you will be asked to create new PIN, Password or Pattern Lock for your Nokia 5.3.
Unlock Nokia 5.3 Using your Gmail Account
To unlock Nokia 5.3 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 (Factory Reset) Nokia 5.3 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 Nokia 5.3. To do this, follow these steps:
Step 1: Turn Off your Nokia 5.3.
Step 2: Now turn it ON by pressing “Power + Volume Up button” combinations for few seconds until you see Nokia logo on the screen.
Step 3: Select “Yes” option to factory data reset message.
Please note that hard resetting will erase all the data and settings on your Nokia 5.3.
Unlock Nokia 5.3 Using Googe Find My Device
While you may be able to unlock your Nokia 5.3 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.
Nokia 5.3 Specifications
The display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 having IPS LCD type of 6.55 inches with resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.
The phone weights upto 185g having dimensions of 164.3 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm. the front is made of glass while the frame and back are of plastic.
This phone is an Android One phone which works on Android 10 version.
RAM and ROM
Nokia 5.3 comes in three different versions on the basis of its memory, they are 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM and 64GB 6GB RAM. Also it has an option for microSD card.
The phone processors are made of Qualcomm SM6125 Snapdragon 665 chipset alog with Octa-core CPU and Adreno 610 GPU.
It is understood that you will be in an extremely frustrating situation when you are unable to unlock your own Nokia 5.3 device because you forgot its pattern lock, PIN or password.
With above methods, you can unlock your Nokia 5.3 without losing any of your data if you remember your Google account security questions’ answer.