Unlock Samsung Galaxy S10

Forgot your Samsung Galaxy S10 password or pattern lock? This article explains easy methods to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S10 without reset or losing any data.

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Unlock Galaxy S10

There are basically multiple methods to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone, and what method to opt for depends on you.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy S10 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 Samsung Galaxy S10 will unlock.

Step 5: After successful unlock, you will be asked to create new PIN, Password or Pattern Lock for your Samsung Galaxy S10.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy S10 Using your Gmail Account

To unlock Galaxy S10 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 Samsung Galaxy S10 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 Samsung Galaxy S10. To do this, follow these steps:

Step 1: Turn Off your Samsung Galaxy S10.

Step 2: Now turn it ON by pressing “Power + Volume Up button” combinations for few seconds until you see Samsung 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 Samsung Galaxy S10.

Unlock Samsung Galaxy S10 Using Googe Find My Device

While you may be able to unlock your Galaxy S10 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.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Specifications

Display

The 6.1 inches screen consists of Dynamic AMOLED HDR10+ display, which is protected with corning Gorilla glass 6. The resolution of the screen is 1440 x 3040 pixels.

Camera

This phone has a triple camera system i.e, 12MP (wide) , 12MP (telephoto) and 16MP (ultra wide) along with LED flash, auto-HDR and panorama features. There is a single 10MP selfie camera.

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S10 has specialized sensors for accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, fingerprint, heart-rate, barometer and SpO2.

Android OS Version

The android version of this smart phone is android 9.0 which can be further upgraded upto android 11. The OS of the phone is One UI 3.

Battery and Charging

A non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery with 15W fast charging and wireless charging features is present in this cell phone.

Conclusion

To conclude, there is no issue at all if you have forgotten your Samsung Galaxy S10 pattern lock 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 Samsung Galaxy S10.

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