Unlock Android Phone to Retrieve Pictures | Recover Photos from Android Phone


Roxanne updated on Feb 04, 2021 to Android Data Recovery | How-to Articles


Accidentally losing all of the photos on a locked android phone is pretty miserable. If you are troubled by such a bad situation, try these solutions below to unlock the Android phone and recover photos from your android easily.

Unfortunately Locked My Android Phone

"I dropped my 2-month-old Samsung phone. As a result, the screen is cracked and become unresponsive. And what’s worse, the phone is locked with a pattern code and now I completely cannot unlock the phone to access my photos and other data since the touch cannot be used. Is there any locked Android phone photo recovery solution or software that allows me to unlock the Android phone to recover pictures when the screen no longer functioning? If anyone knows how to recover photos from the locked Android phone, please help!"

Unlock Android Phone and Recover Photos from it

The very first thing you need to do is unlock your Phone. Here we provide two ways to unlock the Android phone.

Method 1. Use Google Account

This feature is available on Android 4.0 and older versions. So if you are using Android 5.0 and above you can opt for factory reset.

Step 1. Enter a wrong pin on your android phone five times.

Step 2. Next tap on "Forgot Password". If it is a pattern you will see "Forgot Pattern"

Step 3. It will then prompt you to add your Google account username and password.

Step 4. You can now reset your password.

Method 2. Go to the Mobile Telephone Refurbishment Center

If you've tried every effort to unlock the Android phone but failed, you are advised to send the Phone to a fixed center. Maybe an expert can solve your problem. Although it may cost some time and money, it is reliable to ask an expert for help.

Recover Photos After Unlock the Android Phone

After you have unlocked the phone, you are allowed to recover photos from the Android phone if the unlocking process caused data loss problem.

EaseUS MobiSaver for Android is a professional tool which is designed to recover deleted or lost data from Android phones and devices. Recover your lost Android data now or in the future.

► You cannot use this software if your phone is locked.
► As the software can only access the rooted Android device, you need to make sure that your phone has been rooted before data recovery.

Step 1: Preparations

Launch EaseUS Android data recovery software on your computer.

Connect your Android phone to the computer with the USB cable.

Click "Start" button to make the software recognize and connect your device.

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Step 2: Scan

After connecting your Android phone, the software will quickly scan the device to find all the existing and lost data. You can easily find the lost files you want by choosing the correct file types.

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Step 3: Recover

Preview all the recoverable picture files one by one and then you can select out those you want quickly. "Only display deleted items"option to list the deleted files only. Finally, you can click "Recover" button to recover and export all the selected photos once.

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The Final Word!

To avoid data loss problem, do remember to back up Android data to your pc or cloud drive or other devices. We should avoid locking the stable door after the horse has bolted.

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