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Forgot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus pattern, pin and password lock – How to fix

Galaxy is a well-known name in the smartphone market from the time Android devices started getting popular. Samsung has launched all their Android smartphones in the name of Galaxy. From budget devices to premium devices all smartphones launched by Samsung get the name Galaxy. The Galaxy S series has been the lineup of premium devices launched by Samsung for a long time now. Most of the Galaxy S series devices have been a true success in the global market. The latest launch in the series is the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Read through to find out what to do when you forgot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus pattern, pin and password lock.

The latest flagship SoC from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 845 powers both the new flagship devices from Samsung. Galaxy S9 comes with a 5.8-inch display and S9 Plus with a 6.2-inch display. S9 gets a 4 GB RAM, while S9 Plus gets a better 6 GB RAM. The rear camera of both devices is also different with a dual camera setup of 2 sensors each of 12 MP on S9 Plus, while a single 12 MP sensor is provided with the S9. Both devices get the latest Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 845 SoC. An internal storage of 64 GB is available for both devices and can be expanded up to 400GB. A 3000 mAh battery for S9 and a 3500 mAh battery for S9 Plus is provided.

Forgot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus pattern, pin and password lock

Forgot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus pattern, pin and password lock – How to fix

With a lot of accounts on a variety of devices and websites, forgetting the login credentials are common today. But when this happens to your smartphone it can be really annoying. But Android and Samsung offer ways to unlock the device when you forget the pin or pattern of the device. Different ways to reset the pin, pattern or password of your Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are provided below.

Google find my device

Google find my device is a facility that can be used for any Android devices. Using this you can simply reset the device pin, pattern or password by logging into your synced Google account. The steps to do this are:

  1. Open Find my device website on your PC
  2. Login to your Google account
  3. Select your device by clicking on the icon
  4. Now click on Lock option
  5. Enter a new password
  6. Now use this password to unlock your device

Samsung find my mobile

This is a similar facility to Google find my device developed by Samsung. The steps to unlock using this are:

  1. Open Find my Mobile website on your PC
  2. Login to your Google account
  3. Click on Unlock my device option, which will be on the right side of the website
  4. Use Samsung account password to unlock the device remotely

Hard reset

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold volume up button, Bixby button and power button
  3. When the screen with No commands message shows up tap on the screen
  4. Use volume keys to highlight wipe data/factory reset and use power button to select it
  5. Confirm by selecting yes option

I hope this guide was useful in understanding what to do when you forgot Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus pattern, pin and password lock. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.