How do I unlock my Samsung galaxy tab without losing my stored data? I can’t remember my password.
If you've registered it with Google/Gmail and your password ***** there, you can recover your Gmail password, which should be the same as your Galaxy phone.As you might have forgotten that Gmail password ***** here is the link to recover it: http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=12382If you were not registered with the Gmail account or did not go through that setup, then the only option is a hard reset (which will result in stored data loss). The hard reset procedure is: Turn the power off. If your Samsung Galaxy is frozen, pull the battery out and reinsert itHold the Volume Down buttonPress and release the Power buttonYou are now presented with a menu that allows for Fastbook, Recovery, Clear Storage, and SimlockSelect Clear Storage by pressing the Volume Down buttonPress and release the Power buttonNow simply confirm your decision: Volume Up for YES and Volume Down for NO(Make sure you're still holding the volume button when you press and release the power button in the instructions above)