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The third generation of the Samsung Galaxy tablet with a 7-in. screen announced on June 24, 2013. Repair of this device requires screwdrivers and prying tools. The device is available in white or gold brown with 8, 16, or 32 GB of storage, and includes a microSD slot that can hold up to an additional 64 GB of memory.

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Recover forgotten screen unlock password

how to recover forgotten screen unlock password on galaxy tab 3

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You need to flash a custom recovery on the phone then you need to run the 4 adb commands while the phone is in the custom recovery with ADB enabled.

1. adb shell

2. cd /data/system

3. rm -f password.key gesture.key lock*

4 reboot

Guide to flash custom recovery on phone:

How to install adb for computer:

Once you've run those commands successfully you can reboot your phone and the screen lock should be removed.

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