Thanks to my blog members like Kaljob from Buea, Desmond from Bamenda and more, that we are able to have this post live today.   Sometimes you might get mad and forget your unlock pattern or just want to bypass mum unlock pattern or want to bypass the unlock pattern of a deceased one to get some information from the phone without doing   a hard reset on the phone. 

1.   PC
2. Internet to download software if you don’t have
3.   US Debugging should be enabled on the device.
4.  You   have tether drivers installed on your pc.
If you don’t have them you can download at
or at     

If all the four above are set then we can roll.

Step one
 Copy and paste this link on a new tab

this will enable you to downaload Android SDK.   After the download, install this software and next?

Step 2
Connect your device to the computer using a USB cable.
Step 3
Open the Command Prompt window by clicking the Start buttonPicture of the Start button, clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, and then clicking Command Prompt.
Step 4
enter the following commands
Note that you must press enter after typing each line
cd android-sdk\platform-tools\
adb devices
if you get some random numbers and alphabets after entering the last command then your device  was connected successfully connected.

Step 5.
Enter the following commands
Don’t forget to press enter after each line
adb shell
cd /data/data/
sqlite3 settings.db
update system set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock';
update secure set value=0 where name=’lock_pattern_autolock';
update system set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently';
update secure set value=0 where name=’lockscreen.lockedoutpermanently';

You should have something like this
Step 6
Restart your device and
Reboot your device and you’ll be presented with a new lock screen.   Enjoy the by pass or freedom to use your phone agian.

     Will keep you updated with more options. Please feel free to share another method.
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