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How to Get Pictures Off a Locked Android Phone?

Need to get pictures off a locked Android phone when you have it with unresponsive screen? Don’t too upset when you forgot your Samsung phone passcode or dropped on floor and get the screen broken. Here in this tutorial, we’ll learn how to extract and rescue files from locked Android phone.

Is it possible to access a locked Android phone from PC?

Hi guys. I am wondering if there is a Samsung Galaxy S8 broken screen data recovery that can extract data from Galaxy S8. My S8 was dropped and the screen is not responsive now. How to get pictures off and extract the data?

If you forget the passcode of your Android phone or the phone screen becomes unresponsive, you will be locked out of your own device and have no access to the data on it. Then how to rescue and extract the data from the broken Android phone or tablet? Although it is troublesome, there’s still a few troubleshooting how to access a locked Android phone via USB and the 3rd-party software. Let’s go ahead!

Unlock Samsung/LG Phones without Data Loss

In case you’ve forgotten the password of your Android mobile phone, Android Lock Screen Removal enables you to unlock Android phone passcode all by yourself. No matter it’s pattern, PIN, password, and fingerprint, you can bypass the lock screen and get access to the data on it, without the risk of data loss.

Android Lock Screen Removal

Remove lock screen of Samsung/LG phone WITHOUT data loss

  • Bypass Android lock screen with a pattern, PIN, password, and fingerprints.
  • Unlock Samsung/LG phones, without data loss.
  • Advanced Mode can unlock any Android phone like Huawei, Xiaomi, Lenovo, but will erase all your data.
unlock Samsung LG phone

How to Access Locked Samsung and LG phone for PC/Mac, Without Data Loss?

Step 1. Download Android Lock Screen Removal

Click the above download button to download Dr.Fone for Android toolkit, install and open it. Then select “Screen Unlock” among all the functions.

open Android unlock

Step 2. Connect your Samsung or LG phone

Connect your Samsung or LG phone via USB cable, and click on “Unlock Android Screen” on the program.

remove android lock screen

Step 3. Select device model

Check the box before “I can find my device model from the list below”, from here, make sure you select the correct phone model of yours. And click on “Next” to proceed.

select Samsung LG phone model

Here you should NOTE: Unlocking without data loss works only for Samsung and LG phones. If you use it for your other Android models, like Huawei, Xiaomi, and more, you need to select “I can’t find my device model from the list above” to enter into Advanced Mode to unlock it. But you’ll get the risk of losing all data on your phone. Here we won’t describe the detailed steps as it isn’t our target.

Step 4. Enter into Download Mode

Enter your Samsung or LG phone into Download mode. You can just do it by following the instructions on the program.

  1. Power off the phone.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down + Home button + Power button at the same time.
  3. Press the Volume Up to enter Download Mode.
enter Samsung download mode

Step 5. Download the recovery package

After you put your device into download mode, it will start downloading the recovery package.

download recovery package

Step 5. Remove Screen Lock on Android

After the downloading process, click on “Remove Now” and enter the confirmation code to remove the screen lock. This process won’t hurt any data on your Android device.

unlock Samsung LG phone

Once the whole progress is over, you can access your Samsung or LG phone without entering any password and view all your data on the device with no limits.

This solution is fit for Samsung and LG phones which you forgot the password or have no idea of its password, pattern, or PIN. You can get pictures off locked Samsung, access, and reset your password.

If the condition is just you’ve locked out of the broken screen Android phone, you need to go ahead on how to extract and recover data from locked Android phone with broken screen. Now let’s continue with the steps of extracting photos and videos from locked Android phone by following the steps below.

Recover Photos from Locked Android Phone

Dr.Fone Toolkit for Android consists of an Android Data Extracting model, which allows you to extract data from broken Samsung phones and tablets. No matter your Samsung phone is broken, cracked screens, water-damaged, or black screens, you can get access and extract files like photos, videos, messages, contacts, call history, etc., from the broken phone.

Step 1. Open broken Android Data Recovery

1. Go back to the home screen of Dr.Fone for Android, select “Data Recovery”.

select Android data recovery

Step 2. Connect your Android phone

Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Then choose “Recover Data from Android” from the program’s screen.

connect the broken Android phone

Step 3. Select data type to recover

Choose the data types you want to recover from the broken phone. You can select the file types you want to recover. Or just leave the default by selecting all. Then click on “Next” to continue.

select data types on Android phone

Step 4. Choose the fault type

After that, you need to select the fault type which matches the situation of your Samsung phone. There are two types of the fault of the Android phone, which are Touch does not work or cannot access the phone, and Black/broken screen. Just click on the one which you have. Then it will lead you to the next step.

choose fault type

Step 5. Conform your device name and model

Then on the new window, choose the correct device name and the device model for your phone. Currently, this function only works for some Samsung devices in Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, and Galaxy Tab series. Then click on “Next”.

choose device name and model

Please make sure you have selected the correct device name and the device model for your phone. The wrong information may lead to bricking your phone or any other errors. If the information is correct, put in “confirm” and click on the “Confirm” button to continue.

confirm device information

Step 6. Enter into Download Mode

Follow the three steps as the interface tells you to put your phone into Download mode. After doing that click “Next” to start analyzing your Android phone.

broken Android download mode

After the phone is set in Download mode, Dr.Fone will start to analyze the phone and download the recovery package.

Step 7. Preview and get pictures off the locked Android phone

After the analysis and scanning process, Android Recovery will display all the file types by categories. Then you will be able to select the files to preview. Choose the files you need and hit “Recover” to save all the precious data you need.

broken Android download mode

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