After typing your password, your phone refuses to unlock, or you’re stuck on lock screen ?
A solution is to rename or delete your lockscreen settings.
- Having TWRP installed
- A backup is recommended, mainly if your device is encrypted
How to bypass lock screen
- Boot to TWRP
You may need to enter in the bootloader of your device, then enter in recovery mode.
- In TWRP, click on
- Go to
system, find and press the
- Now press
Delete file (you can also
Rename file ), then
Swipe to Confirm
- Ended ! Click
Source : u/monteverde_org on Reddit [archive]
On forum : How can I reset my Trust-PIN?
@Manoj Is this bug ever going to be resolved, or is it a feature now? bug
Ideally it should be resolved but as always I will share the lack of developers excuse…it would be great if users with development experience can code and merge such changes / fixes.
It is needed after a TWRP restore from/to a lock-enabled phone.
If phone is encrypted TWRP is asking for unlock scheme at startup, before user could access any file.
So I think that recommendations in @GaelDuval post (here) are perfectly relevant.
I lost the PIN for the lock screen. To rename or delete the lockscreen settings I have to install TWRP - and therefore I need access to the phone… A diabolic circle.
Are there any other suggestions?
Also, if you can power down the device from the unlock screen (using button), you could reboot to fastboot/bootloader using the key combo, and boot or install TWRP from there.
To the phone, yes. To the lock screen, probably not.
Please have a look at the official TWRP documentation for your device at https://twrp.me/Devices/ for different ways to install or just boot TWRP on your device.