Dr.fone by Wondershare is a great and efficient tool for performing different operations on your Android Device. You can use this powerful toolkit for functions like backup and restore, recover data from your phone, erase data and more for free with limited functionality. However, if you like it, you can invest and buy the whole toolkit package.
What makes it intuitive is it is super easy to use, and anyone can operate and unlock their smartphones using its step-by-step guide. Wondershare offers other multiple features in its toolkit for multiple operations to perform on your device. This becomes very needful when some mishappenings occur with your phone, and you have lots of valuable data stored on it retrieve.
In this article, we will try dr.fone – Unlock tool and review for you to understand its features and usage to make the most out of it. We are using a licensed version of the software and will try to sneak into an Android phone to check the performance and efficiency of the software on our Samsung Device. We have also added a step-by-step to help you unlock the phone without losing any data.
dr.fone – Unlock (Android) Review
df.fone, a toolkit by Wondershare offers a great set of tools useful for your phone and consists of a feature to solve a common and frustrating problem among smartphone users. The problem of forgetting your password or may that be any reason you are not able to access your phone.
A feature of drfone – Unlock to bypass your phone’s screen and directly back up your important files onto your PC. This Android drfone – Unlock helps you get rid of the unknown passcode in 5 minutes, including password, PIN, pattern or fingerprint.
Moreover, Wondershare guarantees to bypass the screen without any data loss on your device, if you do it using the drfone – Unlock tool. Although if you think you lack the specialized knowledge to perform those operations, thanks to Wondershare, it offers very straightforward step-by-step to perform each operation. All you have to do is follow the shown steps and you are done.
However, it only works for Samsung and LG devices only which leads to the lack of support. We tried unlocking a Sony XZ, but the device was not recognizable, causing us to test a different device instead. Although we understand the lack of support as Sony XZ is a new device but which is a sign of disappointment that dr.fone is often updated.
You can check the list of the supported devices here.
Apart from this tool, Wondershare provides excellent directions for using the tool in the best way possible, including rooting your phone and other debugging tools. It also offers excellent website support and easy to follow.
What can all drfone – Unlock Tool do?
- Forgot your Password.
- Got a phone with a locked screen.
- Kids accidentally set the password.
- Can’t access screen due to damaged screen and more.
- Windows: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP
- Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.12 (macOS Sierra), 10.11 (El Capitan), 10.10 (Yosemite), 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, or 10.6
- CPU: 1GHz Intel processor or above.
- Memory: At least 512MB physical RAM
- Can Remove 4 screen lock types – Pattern, PIN, Password as well as fingerprints.
- The process only removes the lock, no data loss
- User-Friendly tool, just follow the steps and it is done
- Currently workly only with limited LG and Samsung Phones.
How to Unlock your phone using dr.fone – Unlock (Android) by Wondershare
If you have forgotten you Android Phone’s passcode and wondering if is there any way to remove the lock without losing the data. Don’t lose hope Wondershare is here with its set of most powerful debugging tools for your Android device.
Try dr.fone to unlock the screen lock without losing your data on your Samsung/LG Android devices. It supports to bypass Android phone’s password, PIN, pattern, and fingerprint.
Now let us see how it works
Step 1. Download and Install dr.fone
To try, download and install the software on your PC using the link.
Step 2: Connect your Android phone
Now launch dr.fone on your computer and select “Unlock” among all the tools.
Later, connect your Android device to the computer using a good USB cable. Then click on Start to start the process.
Step 3. Select device model
On the next window, choose your device and the model for the process to begin downloading recovery file. Since the recovery package is different for every device model.
On next window, enter “confirm” to make sure that you have chosen the right model of the device that you need to unlock.
Step 4. Enter into Download Mode
Now follow the instructions shown on the program to get the Android phone into Download Mode.
- Power off the phone.
- Press and hold Volume Down + Home button + Power button at the same time.
- Press the Volume Up to enter Download Mode.
Step 5. Download recovery package
After your device gets into the download mode, a recovery package will be installed. It will begin downloading recovery package. Just wait until it’s completed.
Step 6. Remove Android lock screen without losing data
Once, the recovery package is installed, the program will start removing the screen lock. This process won’t cause any data loss on your Android device if you have selected the correct device.
Once it displays “Remove Password Completed” on the program screen, you can now access your Android device without entering any password and view all your data on the device usually.
As the password removing task is completed, you can safely remove your device and start using it. By using this powerful tool by Wondershare, you can bypass your Android Phone’s screen. However, the process may take time, depending on the size of the recovery package and the Internet speed.
You can also check out the other features/tools offered in the toolkit. Check the following list of features available in a single program.
Other Features of the dr.fone toolkit:
Android Data Recovery, Android Data transfer, Data Backup & Restore, Android Root, Android Data Erase, etc.
Android drfone – Unlock Tool by Wondershare is undoubtedly a powerful way to bypass your screen lock if you accidentally forget your passcode. This is very useful when you accidentally damage your device’s screen and is not able to access the data, or there can be many reasons for doing so. However, it has a drawback of its limitations to device and support. Otherwise, you can also try its trial version and later invest in buying one, if you like it.