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I have forgotten my nokia lumia 520 password. Is there any way to unlock without hard setting?

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I have locked my mobile before my sleep with a new password, unfortunately after some days i forgotten it. I thought it can be unlocked after sometime.. i have leaved it.... i forgotten about this mobile and the mobile got switched off because of battery low, after some days i removed the battery becz my sd card was stacked on it . Now the time and date have been reset-ed. Now i have xxxxxxx time remaining.I dont want to hard reset my mob becz i have many photos in my mob memory and contacts tooo... Now i dont know what to do????
Can anyone help me????


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Nov 13, 2013
I am not sure there is much you can do in this case. What kind of password was it? Was it alphanumeric or a Windows PIN code? Did you not backup your phone in the past? If so, a reset and restore to backup and just cutting your losses may be the only solution.


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Nov 12, 2012
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