What to do, if forgot password from Microsoft account or from the lock screen on the phone? First of all, do not panic. This manual clearly and step by step describes how to unlock smartphones Nokia Lumia, Microsoft Lumia or any other that runs on Windows 10 Mobile or Windows Phone.
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Forgot Microsoft account password: what to do?
You can reset or reset your Microsoft account password on this page: https://account.live.com/password/reset
The instructions are intuitive and most likely, after completing all the steps, you will be able to recover the password from the account on the phone.
How to unlock Nokia Lumiya if you forgot your phone password
Have you set a password on the Windows 10 Mobile smartphone Nokia Lumia and successfully forgot it? Do not despair – there is even a few ways to unlock the phone.
Important! Each of the following methods for recovering a forgotten password leads to the complete deletion of all user data (applications, games, contacts, photos, videos, etc.) without the possibility of recovery.
In fact, a complete factory reset is performed not only from the smartphone, but by successive keystrokes. Before resetting, you must fully charge the device, or at least at least 50%.
How to unlock the phone from Windows Phone: method number 1
Step 1. Disconnect the charger from the smartphone.
Step 2 Press and hold the sound reduction button and at the same time connect the charge. If everything is done correctly, an exclamation mark will appear on the screen.
Step 3 Now you need to press the keys in the following sequence:
- Sound Add Button;
- Sound reduction button;
- Power button (lock);
- Sound reduction button.
For about 5-15 minutes, the gears will rotate on the screen – this means that the reset process is in progress. Then the screen goes blank for 30 seconds and after that the device will reboot.
Unlocking Lumiya smartphones with a camera key
Step 1. At the same time, we hold and hold the camera buttons, power, and the sound increase key until vibration.
Step 2 As soon as the smartphone vibrates, release the power key, continue to hold the remaining buttons until “WIN” appears.
Thus, you can unlock many devices on Windows Phone, for example, Lumia 630, 520, 535, 530, 920, 625, 820, 720, 730, 1020, 800, 925, 640, 820, 430, 635, etc.