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how do i unlock my samsung galaxy tab without loosing my stored

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how do i unlock my samsung galaxy tab without loosing my stored data?
i cant remember my password
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  TX_Engineer replied 3 years ago.
If you've registered it with Google/Gmail and your password XXXXX XXXXX there, you can recover your Gmail password, which should be the same as your Galaxy phone.

As you might have forgotten that Gmail password XXXXX here is the link to recover it:
http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=12382




If 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 it

Hold the Volume Down button

Press and release the Power button

You are now presented with a menu that allows for Fastbook, Recovery, Clear Storage, and Simlock

Select Clear Storage by pressing the Volume Down button

Press and release the Power button

Now 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)
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