18 comments for “How To Unlock Samsung Galaxy S2 – Too Many Pattern Attempts

  1. jessy stanley
    November 21, 2013 at 6:14 pm

    this idea or method never worked on my phone…!!!…but i’m still trying it!!!…hope it will work…!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. ALESSA UATIALA
    November 21, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    THIS IS A FAKE METHOD…..I 100% AGREE WITH JESSICA STANLEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!….LIAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Ryan
    December 9, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    Wow. I was about to do a factory reset and I was losing my mind after trying everything I could think of on every forum and site I could find for hours and hours, and THIS WORKED FOR ME.

    THANK YOU SO MUCH.

  4. December 15, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    Jessy, I hope you are able to figure out why your phone was not letting you in. Like you, I tried many things until I realized what MY error was (in my case, having the authenticator turned on). Good luck!

  5. December 15, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Alessa, not lying, but just reporting my experience with my phone and how I got it to work. Sorry that it didn’t work for you, but it only works for people who are using the double authentication on their phone, which I was running. Hope you were able to find a solution for your phone that worked!

  6. December 15, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    Ryan, glad my discovery helped you out and that you were able to salvage your phone!

  7. Gerald
    December 23, 2013 at 6:43 am

    But that’s assuming that your phone is not cracked and that your screen is allowing you to put in an email address…
    what if u can’t put in an email address because the screen would only allow certain letters to function….what would be a suggestion…is there any other way I can unlock my phone without using the actual phone to do it?????

  8. December 25, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    Gerald – that’s a problem way beyond my scope of knowledge! But yes, my solution worked because I was able to type in all the letters properly, for sure. Not sure if there’s a way to unlock without using the actual phone.

  9. February 17, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Thanks a lot Jaynee .. just 2 hours ago i was trying to find a way to make unlock it after too many pattern attempts but than it didn’t worked and i was trying find a way.. just unlocked it watching your article.

  10. February 23, 2014 at 9:17 am

    James – glad you found the post and (more importantly) that it worked for you!!

  11. Joe
    February 23, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Wow wow wow, wow! I cannot believe it! Your 2-step security worked, and I didn’t even have it set up yet. I went into my google acct settings, to the “accounts and import” section, “change accounts settings”, “Other google account settings.” In there, click on Security tab, then Password/2-step verification. I went in and started to set it up, all the way to entering my mobile # for a text to be sent. I figured that since I couldn’t read the text, I just “x”‘ed out the browser tab. And, as Jaynee said, ” I then turned off my phone, turned it back on, put in my email and password and VOILA! I was back in!”

    THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!! This is the pin in the haystack of online advice…or more like the “diamond in the rough!” Tanks Jaynee!!

  12. suzi
    March 18, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    In my samsung galaxy s2 sim cannot be inserted so it is only used for using internet,games and photos so what am i supposed to do to unlock my phone.

  13. March 21, 2014 at 8:08 am

    Joe – glad you had success with my method!

  14. March 21, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Suzi – I don’t claim to be an expert AT ALL when it comes to cellphones, so I’m afraid I don’t have an answer to your question. My solution for my locked phone was found by accident. I wish you the best of luck in finding a solution!

  15. Rashini
    March 28, 2014 at 4:43 am

    HI Jaynee, Thanks for the information. I have the same problem on my phone now. I tried all the methods too. I have recently changed my password to my google account. DO i enter the new password or the one i used when i created the account to log in?

    Thanks a bunch! :)

  16. aven25
    April 3, 2014 at 10:40 pm

    hit the emergency call 211 then hit long the home button or just press it many times

  17. April 5, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Rashini – I would think you need to use your current password, since you won’t be able to log in and turn off 2-step verification without it!

  18. Rashini
    April 5, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    Thanks Jaynee, You would not believe what happened!!!! I tried every possible way.. including the step 2 verification method you have mentioned. Unfortunately Nothing worked for me. FInally embracing the teaching of Buddha ‘ Nothing is Permanent’ I let go and did the reset of my phone. I was so sad to have lost all the pics and videos. memories of 7 years of my travels and family.

    While re installing, I went to the gallery! and voila!! My gallery remained as it was with all the pics and videos!!!!!!!!!!! Every other information on the phone was lost. NO sd card. I’m still surprised though i do believe it was a little ‘miracle’ hahah

    Thought I’ll share my little story with you and thanks for all the information!!!

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