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Password Recovery For Samsung Galaxy J3

Password Recovery For Samsung Galaxy J3

For those that own a Samsung Galaxy J3, you may want to know the process for a password recovery for the Galaxy J3. Many solutions for a password recovery on the Galaxy J3 require to complete a hard factory reset which can delete all of your files and data. For those that don’t have their Samsung Galaxy J3 backed up, we’ve created several different ways to reset the password on the J3 when locked out without having to lose data or files. The following is a guide that will teach you three different ways how to reset the lock screen password on the Galaxy J3 when you get locked out.


Samsung Galaxy J3 Password Recovery with Android Device Manager

The first solution to reset the password on the Galaxy J3 is for those that have already registered their J3 with Android Device Manage. When using Android Device Manger to reset the password, all you need to do is activate the “Lock” feature. The “Lock” feature on Android Device Manger will allow you to get the J3 password to reset when you have forgotten the password on the Galaxy J3.

  1. Go to the Android Device Manager from a computer
  2. Find your Samsung J3 on the screen
  3. Enable “Lock & Erase” feature
  4. Then follow the given steps on the page to lock your phone
  5. Set a temporary password
  6. Enter the temporary password on your J3
  7. Create a new password


Password Recovery On Samsung Galaxy J3 with Factory Reset

  1. Turn off the Samsung J3.
  2. Press and hold the Volume upbutton, the Home button, and the Powerbutton at the same time until you see the Android icon.
  3. Using the Volume down select wipe data/factory resetoption and press the Power button to select it.
  4. Using the Volume down highlight Yes – delete all user dataand press Power to select it.
  5. After the J3 has rebooted, then use the Powerbutton to select it.
  6. When the J3 restarts, everything will be wiped and will be ready to set up again.


Samsung Galaxy No Password with Samsung Find My Mobile

Another option would be to use Samsung’s Find My Mobile (Find My Android), similar to Find My iPhone. You can use the “Remote Controls” feature on your Galaxy J3 which will allow you to temporarily reset the password and bypass the lock screen on the J3. If you have not already registered the Galaxy J3 with Samsung, try registering it as soon as possible

  1. Register the J3 with Samsung
  2. Use the Find My Mobile service to temporary reset the password
  3. Bypass the lock screen using the new temporary password
  4. Set a new password


Read this guide to learn an alternative method to factory reset the Galaxy J3. It’s important to note that before you go to do a factory reset on the J3, you should back up all files and information to prevent any data from being lost.



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