Google Pixel 3 forgot pin, pattern, password – lock screen bypass 3a xl

Are you locked out on your Google Pixel 3/3a & you don’t remember the lock screen password? Don’t worry you have reached the right place. In a few minutes, you’ll be able to use your phone once again.

Unfortunately, we cannot bypass the Pixel 3 screen lock without a reset. We need to hard reset the phone using the volume down & power keys via the Recovery mode.

Let’s see how to do that –

How to bypass Pixel 3 lock screen/Forgot PIN, Pattern, Password/Locked Out

I’m locked out on my Pixel 3 & I don’t remember the screen lock password.

To get past the lock screen we need to enter the recovery mode.

Let’ turn off the device to access recovery mode.

Long-press the power button and choose “Power off” as shown above.


Once the phone is off, press and hold the volume down + power keys.

We are in the Fastboot Mode.

We need to use the volume rocker to switch from the “START” option to “RECOVERY MODE”.


When the “RECOVERY MODE” option shows up, press the power key once.

Now, there is a “No command” error on the screen.



To get past the No command screen –

  • Press the power button. Keep it pressed and tap the volume up key once.
  • Release both the keys when you reach the “Android Recovery” screen.


Now, again we need to use the volume rocker and power keys to factory reset our Pixel 3 device.

Move down from “Reboot system now” to “Wipe data/factory reset” using the volume down button.

Now click the power button once.

To reset your Pixel 3, move down from “Cancel” to “Factory data reset” and tap the power key to wipe data.

Once the data wipe is complete, press the power key to reboot the phone.



After the reboot, we have reached the “Hi There” screen.

Let’s tap “Start” to begin the device setup.


Now, connect your phone to a Wifi network.

After getting connected, it stays on the “Getting your phone ready” screen for a while.



Afterward, we have reached the “Copy apps & data” page. Choose “Don’t copy” to proceed.

This time we are on the screen lock verification page. I don’t remember the password, so I’ve chosen the 2nd option – Use my Google account instead.

As we reset the phone via recovery mode, we need to verify with the previously synced Google account.

Enter your Google account credentials and follow the on-screen prompts to reach the Pixel 3/3a home screen.

In case, you don’t remember the Google account details, follow the below hack to bypass the FRP lock –

How to bypass Google account – FRP lock on Google Pixel 3 3a xl Android 11 2021 without computer

First of all, go back from the “Verify your account” page to the “Connect to Wifi” screen.

You need to go 2 steps back using the back button.


On the “Connect to Wifi” screen, click on “See all Wifi-networks” > “Add new network”.


This brings out the keyboard on the screen.

Tap the microphone icon at the top-right corner of the keyboard. Choose “Deny” when the “Allow Gboard to Record Audio” pop-up appears on the screen.



Repeat the steps.

Again tap the “mic icon” and then “Deny”.

Click the mic one last time and select the “Allow” option at the bottom of the screen.


Now, we have reached the Gboard-App Info page.

Choose the 2nd option – “Permissions”.

On the following screen, touch the “search icon” at the top-right corner.



Enter the term settings in the search bar.

Wait for the search results to appear and scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Chose the last option – “Settings-App Info” as shown above.


On the following screen, tap “Open” to launch the Settings app.

Now, Go to “Apps & notifications” > “App Info”.

All the apps are listed on the App Info screen.

We are going to disable 2 apps – Android Setup & Google Play Services.

First, pick the “Android Setup” app.


Tap “Force Stop” to turn off this app.



Now, open the Google Play Services app and tap the “Disable” button.


Force stop this app as well.

After disabling both the apps, go 2 steps back using the back button.


Go two steps back to reach the first page of the Settings app.


This time Go to “Accessibility” > “Accessibility Menu”.


Turn on the “Accessibility Menu shortcut” and hit “Allow” when prompted.


Now, use the back button and go back to the first page of the setup wizard.


Keep going back to reach the “Hi There” screen.

Click “Start” to move ahead.



The next screen is “Copy apps & data”. 

Tap the back key once to reach the “Connect to Wifi” page. 


There is a new option – Set up offline.

Tap “Set up offline” and then “Continue”.


This will bring you to the “Just a sec” screen.

Tap the accessibility menu shortcut located at the bottom-right corner.

Choose the first option – “Assistant”.


Now, tap “Settings” and “Enable” the Google Play Services app.


Once the app is enabled, go 2 steps back to reach the “Connect to Wifi” screen.


We are once again on the “Connect to Wifi” page.

Again click “Set up offline” and then “Continue”.


This time it directly brings us to the Google Services screen.

We have bypassed the Google account verification.

Accept Google services terms and conditions.


Skip the screen lock setup as of now. We can do it later.


We have successfully landed on the Pixel 3/3a home screen thus bypassing the screen lock.


Now, let’s turn off the accessibility menu shortcut.

Open the Settings app and go to – “Accessibility” > “Accessibility Menu”.



Turn off the “Accessibility Menu shortcut” using the toggle switch.


If stuck at any stage, feel free to leave a comment below.





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