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Ive locked my g1, too many wrong attempts on pattern code. now asking me for google email and password, as i normally used "hotmail" i made up a google one, now cant access it, tried everything through google but no luck, any factory rest modes when phone is locked??

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  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    i have the same problem!! my brother was playing with it and now its locked and i forgot my account info!! well it might be correct but its not letting me sign in!! I NEED MY FONE!! UHHH so irritating riteE???

  • benslater15 Mar 13, 2009

    i have the same problem as well, i was messing around with the pattern unlock thing n now i need 2 put my email n password in, i managed to log in online with it, and put the correct info into my phone and now it wont unlock, i have a pay as you go sim in it, and it does work i been using it for bout a mnth now, but i cant get past this also it shows that there is no signal as well, how do i get past this?

  • feeneyja01 Mar 13, 2009

    I got my new G1 today and i have put a pattern on the phone so nobody could access my phone but i forgot my patttern and tried guessing and now i have put too many patter attemps in and it is asking me for m google username and password and i entered the information and it keeps sayng worng email or password so i went on the google homepage and signed in and it worked perfectly, what can i do???

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    I have the same problem. Please help!

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM.

  • dymond5500 Mar 22, 2009

    do a hard reset.
    1. Turn the G1 off. If it’s frozen on, take the battery out and put it back in the unit.
    2. Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle.
    Now to wipe the device clean:
    3. Press Alt+L.
    4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.
    5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.
    The device should then reset again and the hard reset is complete.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    i locked my G1 and dont remember what my google email and password is to get into it...how do i find out that information??

  • princeton3 Apr 18, 2009

    i made the mistake and went to Settings, and then clicked on the options about "Drawing a pattern code"...i thought that i hadn't made a pattern code yet, because i was just about to at that moment..but when i click the lil check and then went back, it asked me to reenter my pattern code..i tried everything, but nothin worked. So i hitted the "Forgot your password" link and then it asked me to enter the username and password, but nothing worked. And i know i was entering the right information. Because when i went to google.com and entered the same information, it worked. I was tryin to figure out is there a way i could reset my account or something...or is gmail and google different or somethin...i don't know what to do, because i really don't wanna do a factory reset, but if i have to i will..im just trying to do alot of research first though...

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2009

    i made a pattern and reentered it wrong it was wrrong to many times it then said to wrie username or password i dd t but it didnt work i know it was right what do i do

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    That worked great!!! You will loose all of your data and you will have to set your phone up all over again.

  • mingbuddy51
    mingbuddy51 Jan 06, 2013

    there's a solution: after you give wrong pattern many time they want your email give your email and it will open i tried it my self

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1. Turn the G1 off. If it’s frozen on, take the battery out and put it back in the unit.
2. Hold the Home and Power keys down at same time for about 25 seconds. You will see a yellow triangle screen with exclamation point in the middle.
Now to wipe the device clean:
3. Press Alt+L.
4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset.
5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds.
The device should then reset again and the hard reset is complete.

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  • shyzz Feb 06, 2011

    hi...
    by mistakely i also did the same thing and my phone got locked..with the help of above menteioned steps,i rebuted my phone..Afterthat my ph.started normally by asking me to sign in to ur google account..or create an account..Bt unfortunately,i dont have an internet connection..my wifi is off...i cant connect my phone to internet.So i cant able to creat/sign in to my account..i dont knw what to do...help me please,if any one can..

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    umesh_hange Jun 05, 2012

    it really works yar thanx.........

  • okjohnway
    okjohnway Sep 13, 2012

    thanks it work

  • tejendra_man
    tejendra_man Oct 07, 2012

    Thanks

  • mingbuddy51
    mingbuddy51 Jan 06, 2013

    but after rest it will lock don't acept the goggle accout

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The only way to unlock the pattern is by entering your gmail.com user name and password. It can be difficult using the phone trying different combos you might have selected initially so I suggest sitting down at your computer and trying to sign into gmail. If you're gmail account is linked to an alternate email such as yahoo they will send it to you. Good luck! Robert

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Comment 93 or 127 in http://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=3006

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I had the same problem just this morning i called t-mobile and they told me to do a phone restore. you will lose any information you have on the phone...

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I have a galaxy s the first ones that come out, my husban buy it for me and we broke up, so i tried to put mi info in it and it got loked, now i need a google account to get in my phone, but i don't have one, i have tried so many thing even taking it to the at&t and they told me that the account its at his name but i paid for ir, do someone know what can i do to re boot it or try to mak it go to my pictures and info, please need help

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How do i unlock my htc wildfire? I have forgotten screen lock and my gmail account wont unlock the phone

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My g1 every time i turn it on it says tmobile g1 then has a traignle and emtaion piont next to a phonei did the alt w but i tryed tp press home and back and phone dont turn on

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I refused to do that hard reset trash and erase all of my information. This method is also just in case you don't have anyone to call you or you're too impatient to wait:
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******This will work and you wont lose any data!!****** Get someone to call you. After answering, flip the screen open and shut repeatedly, tapping the "home" button every few flips. Eventually you'll drop through to your home screen. This may take a few tries.
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