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I can't log in to my samsung vibrant with my google account because It has locked itself.

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If there is an option to unlock your phone by logging into your google account, try that. On my phone, it only shows up if you turn off the screen, and turn it back on again, then I enter my login info, and it's unlocked.
If you can't unlock it, another option is to hard reset it. You will lose all your info, but it can be retreived again from your google account. If you have apps on your SD card, it should also reload them as well. If not, your previously installed apps should show up on Market to be reinstalled. However, you should reinstall them all at the same time, because if the Market app closes, it might erase your previous app history. Im not sure if its fixed in later versions of Android (the operating system on your phone), but on my older phone, it deletes the previous app history if you reboot or close the app.

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1) Log in to your google account on your pc, the same account you registered for your phone

2) After logging in look at the top right corner of your inbox/email page, it would say your google username. Like say if you name is John, and you have a google id thats registered to your galaxy s as , john123@gmail.com. Now this google id on the top right corner of the page would be displayed as john123@googlemail.com

3) Type in the google id, thats visible on the right hand top corner of your page (like john123@googlemail.com) into your galaxy s handset locked page, and type in the password.

TADA AND YOUR ON TO THE NEW SCREEN TELLING YOU TO PUT IN ANOTHER PATTERN.

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Take out the battery, the sim card, and the SD card leave the phone for 2 to 3 hours like that.. Put everything back in and boot up the phone.. This should work.
You could try this instead of waiting 3 hours, just remove battery and press power on switch for 20 seconds but this may not work.

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Go into recovery mode - vol up & home & power. Once in the menu, select factory reset.It may take you a couple of attempts to get to the recovery mode but it does work, just keep trying.

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