Unlocking Samsung Galaxy S3 by code can be easy for you. But do you know How to unlock Samsung Galaxy S3 when you forget the Pattern, PIN, Password? If you are also looking to know about unlocking your Samsung Galaxy S3, then you have came to the exactly right place.

Most of us forget or get messed up with our Android lock screen. The most commonly used lock method in Android device is Pattern Lock.If you have forget your pattern lock or even PIN or Password,then there is a way to unlock it too. Yes, you heard the right thing. You can unlock your Samsung Galaxy S3 without paying a single penny. if you want to know How to unlock Samsung Galaxy S3 then read the rest of the article carefully.

Note: This method is only for those who have problems with their lock screens only and want to unlock their mobile. This method is not for those who want to unlock their Networks in Samsung Galaxy s3.

Before getting to know about How to unlock Samsung Galaxy S3, let’s take a short description about this phone.

• Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and it can be upgraded up to Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)

•  It comes with 1GB RAM and internal memory of 16,32,64 GB (Depends upon your location)

• It comes with 8 MP Auto-Flash Primary Camera and 1.9 Secondary Camera.

• It has battery of li-Ion 2100 mAh Battery.

• It comes with the sensors of Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer.

Without wasting your valuable time,let’s directly jump to know How to unlock Samsung Galaxy S3.

NOTE: Remember that by using this method,you will loss your data permanently. i.e apps,accounts,internal memory. After completing this process, you will get apps without previous data. If you don’t care about losing the data,then continue reading else exit now from this site. We are not responsible for the loss of any kind of data.


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How to Unlock Samsung Galaxy S3:

Step 1: First you must completely switch off your device. After switching off your mobile just wait a moment.

Step 2: Then hold the “volume up key + Home button + Power key” at the same time. You must hold these 3 Buttons of your phone for atleast 5-10 seconds. When the logo of your phone appears,then you can leave those buttons.

An Example is shown below.

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Step 3: After that,you will see a mode like this (as shown below). Don’t be panic. Its just a Recovery mode of your phone. It helps us to recover our phone when we face any problems.

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Step 4: Now the touch of your phone will won’t work. Just use “Volume up” for ups, “Volume down” for navigating down and “Power key” will be used to select the options.

Step 5: Now navigate to the third option “wipe data/factory reset” and select “Ok”.

Step 6: Now you will see the list of options with “Yes” and “No”. Just select “Yes” and click “Ok”.

Now wait a moment to complete the process. When the process is done. Click on “Reboot System Now”.

That’s it guys. Now you have successfully unlocked Samsung Galaxy s3. Now you will see a fresh OS in your Samsung Galaxy s3.

Conclusion: By using this method,you can easily unlock your Samsung Galaxy S3. The speciality of this method is you don’t need to pay anything to unlock your Samsung Galaxy S3. Hope this method may be helpful to every samsung Galaxy S3 users.

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  1. Need help in unlocking my phone. I have a problem with my power button so I can’t continue with the reboot method. Is there any other options which will really help me in unlocking my Samsung Galaxy S3 GT19300. Help will be very appreciated.

  2. I’ve did this and my volume buttons work and everything but when I get to recovery mode it will not let me scroll down to the option I want to pick

  3. I did the reboot then now my phone won’t turn on now its stuck on Samsung and the light is blinking blue. Please help

  4. I have tried that method but it switches on again it doesn’t go to wipe menu.I can’t remember my google acc and back up pin.pls help

    • First turn off the phone properly and then hold the 3 buttons as mentioned in the post. After doing these things, you will get recovery mode. Good luck.

  5. I have tried it but for some reason after clicking the wipe daa/factory reset, it ends up asking for the password still. What do I need to do? Thanks

  6. ive done the reset and the after the reboot the phone wont turn back on, its stuck on the samsung screen and i waited more then an hour and still nothing

    • You may have removed your phone’s battery while wiping the data. Please make sure you have at least 40-50% battery while wiping the data. Try this method again and let me know if you got any other issues.

      • the phone has been plugged in during wiping … yes i DID remove the battery after about an hour of nothing happening after reboot. Now when i turn it back on it will not go past the samsung loading screen. i can no longer access the wipe menu. the phone is completely frozen on the startup screen. what do i do ??

  7. i am pressing the the three buttons like u said but its just turning my phone back on its not going to recovery mode what am i doing wrong?

  8. I followed every step and it doesnt even take me to the reboot screen all my buttons work does the phone have to be charged for it to work or what i dont inderstand why it isnt working

  9. thanks farman your awsome! simple and very effective. people must remember their pin for their sim card to unlock. also found phone offered to restore some apps and data. better 2 nd time around. thank you. leon


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