First time owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 often forget the password and might not be able to access their phone unless they reset the Passcode. If you are looking for a way of resetting the Passcode, you have various options available for you. These options might require that you complete the factory settings restore so as to recover the Passcode. A complete factory reset means that you have chosen to erase all the phone data and the saved files. In case you haven’t created a backup for your device, there are some alternative methods that you might use so as to avoid losing the data on your phone. Here are the separate approaches to complete this action.
The Factory Settings Reset to Recover the Passcode
- Switch off the phone
- Simultaneously press and keep holding the Volume increase, power and home buttons.
- Once the Android Icon is displayed, release the buttons.
- Tap on the “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” option and use the power button to complete the action
- Scroll down using the volume buttons and confirm the action by pressing the power button
- Through the above scrolling approach, highlight the “Yes” option and use the power button to complete the action
- Press the power button and the phone restarts.
- Set a new Passcode for the phone and complete the phone set up.
It’s recommended that you read this guide on Galaxy Note 9 Factory Settings Reset to see the best method for backing up the device so as not to lose the data and other files saved on the phone.
Passcode Reset Through the Find My Mobile Feature from Samsung
Find My Mobile App from Samsung is the same as the Apples “Find My iPhone” and allows you to use the remote controls so as to access the Passcode settings allowing you to make alterations. After altering the Passcode effectively, you will then be able to unlock the phone even without completing a restore procedure. Here are the steps you will need to follow to complete this action.
- First you ought to register for a Samsung User Account
- Select the “Find My Mobile” feature from Samsung
- Set a Temporal Passcode that you can use when you need to access the phone via the locked screen.
- With the device opened, you can now set a new password.
Using the Android Device Manager to Reset the Phones Password
Another option that you need to successfully reset the phone is using the Android Device Manager. The feature is available if you have registered for it. Once you have registered for the service, you then need to enable it and whenever you forget the Passcode you can use the feature by following these steps.
- Open the Android Device Manager through an alternative PC or mobile device.
- Find your Note 9 from the options available
- Tap on “enable” option that appears next to the Erase and Lock option
- This page gives you some prompts you need to follow so as to complete the unlock action
- Set a temporal Passcode
- Use the above set Passcode to access the phone
- Create a new Passcode for the phone now.