How to Unlock Pattern Lock on Motorola Without Data Reset

How do I unlock my Motorola phone if I forget my password? In this post, you can unlock the Motorola phone without your PIN/password/pattern or a factory reset.

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Updated on Feb 29, 2024

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To prevent an unauthorized person, like a thief or a stranger, from peaking at your phone, almost all users have set up a screen lock with a pattern, PIN, or password. Unfortunately, so many people have at some point forgotten their screen passcodes to access their Motorola devices, especially after choosing a complex screen lock. 

The most straightforward way to solve the problem is to restore your Motorola phone to its factory defaults, which means all personal data will be erased, and start anew. If you are looking for how to unlock pattern lock on Motorola without data reset, you have arrived at the right place. 

This article will tell you how to bypass a Motorola phone screen lock without losing data with the right tools and regain access to the device. You can remove any screen lock on a Motorola device including a PIN, password, pattern, fingerprint, and Face ID. 

Let's dive right in.

Method 1. Unlock Password Lock on Motorola via Google Find My Device

Android Device Manager (ADM), also known as Find My Device, is a free service provided by Google that allows help you or lets you help a friend to remotely track, locate, lock, ring, or wipe a lost or stolen Android device. 

By logging into the Google account linked to your Motorola phone on Find My Device, you will be able to set up a temporary password to bypass the forgotten password, pattern, or PIN on the lock screen.

Make sure your Motorola phone has enabled Find My Device before it is locked. Here is how to unlock Motorola without data reset via Google Find My Device:

Step 1. Visit Google Find My Device and sign in to the free Google account that is previously logged in to the Motorola phone. You can do this either on a computer or on a phone.

Step 2. After all devices connected to your Google account appear at the top, select the one you want to unlock from the list. 

Step 3. You will see three options. Depending on the Android versions and Motorola models the display messages may vary.  

  • PLAY SOUND: Device will ring for 5 minutes, even if set to silent. 
  • SECURE DEVICE: Lock device and sign out of Google account. You can also display a message or phone number on the lock screen. You can still locate the device after it's locked.
  • ERASE DEVICE: Erase all content from the device. After your device has been erased, you can't locate it. 

Step 4. Tap on SECURE DEVICE or whatever option that looks similar. 

find my device

Step 5. Enter and confirm a new password that you can definitely remember and click Next.

set new

Step 6. Your Motorola phone will be locked by the password combination you just set, and unlock the phone with the new password. 

It is possible that you encounter an option named SECURE DEVICE & ERASE by using the Find My Device service and it requires you to wipe all of your data before you can set a new password for accessing the device. Keep reading to find another method to disable the screen lock on Motorola without factory resetting your phone.

Method 2. Unlock Pattern Lock on Motorola via Google Account

This method works like a charm for a Motorola device running Android 4.4(KitKat) or earlier. If you have an old Motorola phone that hasn't been updated to a newer Android version, you can use your Google account credentials to bypass the pattern lock screen on an Android phone easily.

Step 1. After 6 incorrect attempts to unlock your Motorola phone, you will see the "Forgot pattern?" at the right lower corner of your screen alongside the Incorrect pattern pop-up.

Step 2. Tap on "Forgot pattern?"

Step 3. You have two options.

  • Answer question: Unlock with security question.
  • Enter Google account details: Unlock with Google account details. 

two opts

Step 4. Enter the answer to your security question or enter your Google account username and password that is logged into this device.

Step 5. Click on Next and then you can use your Motorola device.

Step 6. Go to Settings > Security > Screen Lock to reset a new pattern for your screen lock that will be easier to remember. 

Method 3. Unlock Motorola PIN Lock with EaseUS MobiUnlock for Android

Another way to enable you to access a locked Motorola phone is to use a professional Android phone unlocker like EaseUS MobiUnlock for Android. This Android screen lock unlock tool is powerful in disabling a numeric password, PIN code, pattern lock, fingerprint, etc. EaseUS MobiUnlock for Android works with most Android models and brands including Samsung, Google, Motorola, LG, HTC, HUAWEI, Xiaomi, OPPO, Realme, OnePlus, Vivo, Sony, and more.

Here are the procedures you must take to get around the Motorola screen lock.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS MobiUnlock for Android. To unlock phone without password, PIN, or Pattern Lock, choose Remove Screen Lock.

Launch Phone Unlocker

Step 2. EaseUS MobiUnlock supports a wide range of Android phone. Choose your phone brand from the interface. Since the unlocking procedure varies according to the brand, just follow the onscreen instructions to unlock the Android phone.

Choose phone brand

Step 3. After following the step-by-step guide, you can unlock Android phone without password, PIN, or patter lock successfully.

Unlock complete

The software will quickly bypass the Motorola screen lock and you can use your phone in a few minutes. 

Note: A screen lock unlocker for Android will erase all data on your device.

FAQs on Unlocking Motorola Phone Without Losing Data

You may be also interested in:

1. How do I unlock my Motorola phone if I forgot the pattern?

If you forgot your pattern, PIN, or passcode combination for unlocking your screen on a Motorola phone, you need to:

  • Download EaseUS MobiUnlocker on your PC and connect your phone to the PC.
  • Tap the option for unlocking screen lock.
  • Download and verify firmware when prompted.
  • Click Unlock and enter the verification code to start.
  • Access your Motorola phone after the screen lock has been removed successfully. 

2. Can you unlock a phone without a factory reset?

Yes, you can unlock a phone without resetting personal data. You can go to Find My Device on another Android device or computer, sign in to the Google account, and choose the device to reset a new password to temporarily unlock it. 


This article talks about how to unlock a Motorola phone without losing data. It provides 3 methods to bypass locked Motorola phones - using the Find My Device service provided by Google, directly logging into the associated Google account, or installing a third-party mobile phone lock screen unlocker. 

EaseUS MobiUnlocker is a universal Android device lock screen removal tool. It ensures to unlock your Motorola phone without factory reset in minutes. It requires no Google account information and works on the most recent Android versions (5-13). Try it to bypass the pattern, PIN, or password screen on Motorola now. 

Updated by Sofia Albert

Sofia has been involved with tech ever since she joined the EaseUS editor team in March 2011 and now she is a senior website editor. She is good at solving various iPhone and Android issues, such as iPhone or Android data transfer & recovery.

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