How to Remove Screen Lock on Huawei Ascend 5W

Objective

  • To remove the screen lock on the Huawei Ascend 5W

Environment

  • Huawei Ascend 5W 
  • Screen Lock Enabled (PIN, Pattern, Password)

Procedure

If you have a Pattern, perform the following steps:

  1. Tap the power button to turn the screen on and then swipe up on the screen to display the Pattern input screen
  2. Input your Pattern incorrectly 5 times
    • Note: The inputted Pattern must be 4 or more dots connected for it to count as an incorrect attempt
  3. Wait 60 seconds when you see a message that says "Try again in 1 minute"
  4. Tap Backup PIN  at the bottom right of the screen
  5. Enter your PIN

If you have a PIN or a Password, perform the following steps:

  1. Tap Settings
  2. Tap Screen lock & passwords
  3. Tap Password
  4. Enter your PIN or Password here and tap Next
  5. Tap Pattern
  6. Tap Continue
  7. Draw and confirm an unlock pattern which will need to have 4 or more dots connected
  8. Enter and confirm a backup PIN
    • Note: this PIN is important for removal of the PIN or Password
  9. Tap the power button to turn the screen on and then swipe up on the screen to display the Pattern input screen and input your Pattern incorrectly 5 times
    • The inputted Pattern must be 4 or more dots connected for it to count as an incorrect attempt
  10. Wait 60 seconds when you see a message that says "Try again in 1 minute"
  11. Tap Backup PIN  at the bottom right of the screen
  12. Enter your PIN

Additional Notes

If you incorrectly enter the Pattern 5 times (on step 2 of the Pattern instructions or step 10 of the PIN/Password instructions), then wait for the minute timer to count down, and then enter the Pattern 5 more times incorrectly the phone will require you to wait 10 minutes until you can try again.


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