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azeem2012
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace

Sorry, I know it's a bad situation, but hard reset may be only option.
mazinodo
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace

Hard reset it
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bigdave2010
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace

Just keep trying to see if you can remember it mate that's reason I don't use them
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bethlong
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...

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giffgafful
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


bethlong wrote:

mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...


Did you try this link I posted earlier?

 

http://www.hardreset.eu/samsung_s5830_galaxy_ace_hard_reset_en.html

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bethlong
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...


Did you try this link I posted earlier?

 

http://www.hardreset.eu/samsung_s5830_galaxy_ace_hard_reset_en.html

Yeah, I've just tried that, I pressed and held the power/home keys and nothing happened except it restarted...

 

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giffgafful
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


bethlong wrote:

giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...


Did you try this link I posted earlier?

 

http://www.hardreset.eu/samsung_s5830_galaxy_ace_hard_reset_en.html

Yeah, I've just tried that, I pressed and held the power/home keys and nothing happened except it restarted...

 


So you sill get a lock screen? Are you sure you are not being prompted for a SIM PIN? If you are being prompted for a SIM PIN, you need your PUK code:

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Help-Ask-the-community-got-stuck/How-do-I-obtain-my-PUK-PIN-2-code/...

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bethlong
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...


Did you try this link I posted earlier?

 

http://www.hardreset.eu/samsung_s5830_galaxy_ace_hard_reset_en.html

Yeah, I've just tried that, I pressed and held the power/home keys and nothing happened except it restarted...

 


So you sill get a lock screen? Are you sure you are not being prompted for a SIM PIN? If you are being prompted for a SIM PIN, you need your PUK code:

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Help-Ask-the-community-got-stuck/How-do-I-obtain-my-PUK-PIN-2-code/...


I don't think so... I changed it under the same settings as when you do a swype-pattern thingy, so I assume it's not for my SIM, but it's just for my phone...

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giffgafful
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


bethlong wrote:

giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...


Did you try this link I posted earlier?

 

http://www.hardreset.eu/samsung_s5830_galaxy_ace_hard_reset_en.html

Yeah, I've just tried that, I pressed and held the power/home keys and nothing happened except it restarted...

 


So you sill get a lock screen? Are you sure you are not being prompted for a SIM PIN? If you are being prompted for a SIM PIN, you need your PUK code:

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Help-Ask-the-community-got-stuck/How-do-I-obtain-my-PUK-PIN-2-code/...


I don't think so... I changed it under the same settings as when you do a swype-pattern thingy, so I assume it's not for my SIM, but it's just for my phone...


Hmm, very odd. Well here is the official 3 network advice for your situation, which ends in:

 

"To reset your phone:

 

  1. Turn your phone off
  2. Hold the volume down key
  3. Turn your phone on
  4. Using the volume down key, highlight Clear Storage and press the power key to select
  5. Press the volume up key

The reset is now complete."

 

http://support.three.co.uk/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBISAPI.dll/,/?New,Kb=Mobile,Ts=Mobile,T=Device,varset_pid=...

 

Good luck + hope you get it sorted.

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bethlong
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Re: Forgotten passcode for Android Samsung Galaxy Ace


giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

giffgafful wrote:

bethlong wrote:

mathew40 wrote:
http://www.askmefast.com/How_to_unlock_samsung_galaxy_ace_password_i_frogotten-qna1021349.html#q1286...

The unlock screen doesn't have a star or hash.

 

I've now entered my passcode incorrectly 55 times and still no google login...


Did you try this link I posted earlier?

 

http://www.hardreset.eu/samsung_s5830_galaxy_ace_hard_reset_en.html

Yeah, I've just tried that, I pressed and held the power/home keys and nothing happened except it restarted...

 


So you sill get a lock screen? Are you sure you are not being prompted for a SIM PIN? If you are being prompted for a SIM PIN, you need your PUK code:

 

http://community.giffgaff.com/t5/Help-Ask-the-community-got-stuck/How-do-I-obtain-my-PUK-PIN-2-code/...


I don't think so... I changed it under the same settings as when you do a swype-pattern thingy, so I assume it's not for my SIM, but it's just for my phone...


Hmm, very odd. Well here is the official 3 network advice for your situation, which ends in:

 

"To reset your phone:

 

  1. Turn your phone off
  2. Hold the volume down key
  3. Turn your phone on
  4. Using the volume down key, highlight Clear Storage and press the power key to select
  5. Press the volume up key

The reset is now complete."

 

http://support.three.co.uk/SRVS/CGI-BIN/WEBISAPI.dll/,/?New,Kb=Mobile,Ts=Mobile,T=Device,varset_pid=...

 

Good luck + hope you get it sorted.


Nope, no luck. I held the volume down key and turned my phone on and it just turned on normally...