Bypass Android Lock screen

Locked out of your phone? Well you are in luck. There is a way to bypass your Android lock screen. Now before you get too excited, there are a few stipulations. First, this only works when your security is set to pattern lock. Secondly, you must have a rooted android device. And finally, you need to have adb debugging enabled. I know this might only be a small percentage of people out there, so for those of you who do, here’s how you can bypass Android lock screen.

What You Will Need:

  • Rooted Android Device
  • Computer with ADB Installed

How To:

Connect your device to your computer and open up command prompt. Type in:

adb devices

To make sure your device is detected. Now to access root type in:

adb shell


Then type in the following to remove the locksettings database.

rm /data/system/locksettings.db

rm /data/system/locksettings.db-wal

rm /data/system/locksettings.db-shm

Finally, reboot your device for the changes to take effect. Your lock screen should be removed now.