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Lost the PIN for Android Samsung GALAXY Tab-4

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I have no idea what PIN I used, and presume my only option is to reinstall the OS.

Is that true?

If so, what do I do now?
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Anthony Pangilinan earned 2000 total points
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I think your only choices are to try really hard to remember your PIN or do a factory reset. The latter will lose everything you have on your tablet, so maybe try really hard to remember? Maybe try relying on muscle memory. This might help too: http://www.wikihow.com/Remember-Something-That-You-Forgot (Method 1 only)

(Not a sarcastic post. I'd really like you to be able to recall the PIN instead of having to reset.)

Good hunting!
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by:newbieweb
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thanks
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by:Anthony Pangilinan
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Did you end up remembering or did you have to reset it?
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Reset tool care if it. But I logged into Samsung and here may have been an auto restore option...
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by:Anthony Pangilinan
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Dangit!
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