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2 ways to unlock your Samsung One UI 4.1 phone when forgot password

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Samsung S23 fingerprint scanner issue

Samsung smartphone comes with a variety of screen locking methods, providing users with more control over the security of their devices and data. You can lock your phone using a fingerprint, a passcode, a pattern, or a face recognition method.

You can use screen lock three methods at a single time including face recognition, and fingerprint recognition, and you will have to choose between a passcode or a pattern. It’s fine that you are using all three methods so when one doesn’t work you can go for another.

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What if you are using a single method such as a passcode or a pattern and forgot your password at some time? This could be a case when you have just changed your password and forgot it the next day. Or maybe you have started using a new phone and forgot the old phone’s password but now you need it to be unlocked.

Fortunately, you can unlock your Samsung smartphone when you forgot the password. Below I’ve mentioned two ways that will let your open your phone.

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Samsung Lock Screen

Unlock Samsung phone when forgot password

Unlock remotely using Find My Device

  • Go to the Find My Device site on your PC or tablet’s Internet browser.
  • Click on the Sign in button and input the login credentials of your Samsung account.
  • Tap the Sign in button once more.
  • The mobile device registered under your Samsung account will appear on the right side of the screen.
    • If you have multiple devices registered under the same Samsung account, make sure you select the device that needs to be remotely unlocked.
  • Click on the Unlock icon to unlock your device.
  • Once you click on Unlock, a pop-up window will appear asking to verify the password of your Samsung account.
  • After you input your password, click on the Next button.
  • The pop-up window will automatically close and another pop-up window will appear with the result of remotely unlocking your device.

To use this method: 

  • Your phone must be turned on.
  • The device should be connected to WiFi or Mobile data.
  • Your Samsung account must be registered on your mobile device and have the Remote unlock option enabled.

Factory Reset through Find My Device

A factory reset restores your phone to its original factory settings, erasing all your data in the process. Perform this method if you have a backup on your device or if you are ready to lose all your saved data.

  • Go to Find my device and sign in to your Google Account.
    • If you have more than one phone, click the phone for which a factory reset is required.
    • If your phone has more than one user profile, sign in with a Google Account that’s on the main profile.
  • The phone gets a notification.
  • Select Erase Device and click on Erase once a pop-up warning appears.
  • The factory reset process will be started on your device.
  • After completion, you will get a new option to unlock your device ‘Use my Google Account Instead‘.
  • Log in with your Google account (which was previously registered on device) to start afresh.

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Samsung One UI 6.1 Intelligent Optimization Camera Feature

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One UI 6.1 Intelligent Optimization

Samsung Galaxy S24 series introduced several new features and enhancements with the One UI 6.1, one of which is Intelligent Optimization. This feature is designed to give users specific control over the image processing levels directly from the camera settings.

The Intelligent Optimization feature allows users to adjust how their photos are processed. Whether capturing everyday moments or professional shots, the Intelligent Optimization feature in One UI 6.1 ensures that your photos meet your standards with minimal effort.

How to activate it?

You can easily enable the Intelligent Optimization feature by following the steps below.

  • Open the Camera app, then Settings.
  • Tap on Intelligent Optimization.
  • Choose the desired optimization level
    • Maximum
    • Medium: Speed up capture time by doing less optimization
    • Minimum: Take pictures as fast as possible by not optimizing pictures after they are taken.
  • Optionally, enable or disable the Scene Optimizer.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Intelligent Optimization

This feature allows for customization of photo attributes such as sharpness, contrast, and brightness. For example, selecting the minimum level results in more natural-looking images, while the maximum level increases detail and sharpness, which is ideal for zoomed-in shots. Notably, the quality optimization setting of these levels only affects Photo Mode.

If you enable Scene Optimizer, it automatically optimizes the color and contrast of pictures to make dark scenes look brighter, food looks tastier and landscapes look more vivid.

How to use One UI 6.1 Camera Shift feature on your Samsung Galaxy

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How to use One UI 6.1 Camera Shift feature on your Samsung Galaxy

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Samsung Galaxy S24 Camera shift feature

Samsung’s One UI 6.1 offers a range of new features and Galaxy AI Suite that significantly improves the user experience. With the latest Galaxy Enhance-X app, users of Samsung One UI 6.1 devices can enhance their photos using an innovative feature called Camera Shift. This feature is designed to provide more flexibility and control over the composition of photos.

The Camera Shift feature allows users to alter the perspective of a photograph after it has been taken. This is mainly useful in situations where capturing the perfect angle in real time is not possible.

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Moreover, the Camera Shift uses advanced AI algorithms to modify the angle and perspective of your photos, providing a result that aligns with your imagination. With events that unfold rapidly and capturing every detail that matters, Camera Shift ensures that you can revisit and adjust those moments.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Camera shift feature

How to use it?

You can easily use the Camera Shift feature on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone running One UI 6.1, just need to follow a few steps:

  • Open the Galaxy Store app and download the Galaxy Enhance-X app.
  • Select the photo you wish to edit and choose the “Camera Shift” option.
  • A slider will appear, enabling you to change the photo’s perspective as you see fit.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Camera shift feature

Samsung Galaxy Enhance-X’s Camera Shift feature enhances mobile photography by making it easier to take pictures and expanding the creative options for users. If you have the latest version of Galaxy Enhance-X and One UI 6.1 running Samsung device then you can enjoy this feature.

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One UI 6.1: How to arrange widgets on lock screen of your Samsung device

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Samsung One UI 6.1 Lock Screen Widgets

Samsung Galaxy S24 series introduced a significant enhancement to the user experience with One UI 6.1, which allows extensive customization of lock screen widgets. This impressive feature is a first for the flagship devices, allowing users to personalize their lock screen to a great extent.

One UI 6.1 lets users arrange different widgets on their lock screen according to personal preference. These widgets include a customizable clock display color, battery indicators, calendar, weather forecast, and even Samsung Health’s daily activity graphs.

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Arrange Widgets on Samsung One UI 6.1 Lock Screen

To customize the lock screen, users just need to follow a few steps:

  • Simply touch and hold to your phone’s lock screen.
  • Select ‘Widgets’ to view the available options and swipe up to see available widgets such as battery, clock and reminders.

Add

  • Now, tap on Widgets, then select the desired widget option. You can repeat this process to continue adding widgets.
  • To rearrange widgets, touch and hold the selected widget, then drag it to a new place next to the other widgets.

Remove

  • If a user decides to remove a widget, they can do so by tapping the red minus icon. This will delete it from your lock screen.

Samsung One UI 6.1 Lock Screen Widgets

Once the customization is complete, users can save their settings by tapping ‘Done’. This personalized setup allows for efficient access to information directly from the lock screen. If you have a Galaxy device running One UI 6.1, then you can try Lock Screen widget customization.

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