Released in March 2017, the Moto G5 Plus includes a 12.0 megapixel rear camera, a 5.2 inch screen with a 1920 x 1080 resolution, and the Android 7.0 (Nougat) operating system.

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How can I unlock Motorola G5 pattern lost.

Help ? We have forgotten the pattern to unlock my phone. Is there any way other than a factory reset to recover my access? Thx.

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Hi SW, I'd love to say this worked, but the option to set a new pin/password is not available to me.

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Phone located, presented with 3 options Play Sound, Lock, and Erase. Setting a new PIN is not listed as an option. I further selected Play Sound, then Lock thinking I might need to drill down a bit. Not there. I finally selected Lock phone hoping I might see it then, not there.

"Lock device and display message or phone number." No password reset. :-(

Phone has a working data plan and wifi - unless by attempting Recovery Mode it lost the connection. I'm looking at a sad little Android, lying down on his back with a red diamond bearing an ! text says No Command, Phone just restarted itself & the pattern screen is taunting me.

Ideas invited. Sharon


BRILLIANT! What a.great resource. Thank you sincerely, Sharon


Great to hear that it worked


Hi me again I found a guide for the moto g5 to enter into recovery


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You can use google Android Device Manager.

Locate your device, and set a new pin/password.

With that you can unlock.

This only works though if your phone has a working data plan or connected to working WiFi.

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Me again, I found a way in Google Security review to get to the Lock option with the password reset YEAH !!! I thought, until I saw:

"If you already have a screen lock, it will be used instead of the password you just set up."



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