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    Unlock Google Pixel XL
    Phone: Google Pixel XL
    Released: Released 2016, October 20
    Android: Android 7.1, up to Android 10
    Storage: 32GB/128GB storage, no card slot
    Brand: Devices > Google Pixel
    Display: 5.5"
    Camera: 12 MP
    RAM: 4 GB RAM
    Battery: 3450 mAh

    Unlock Google Pixel XL

    Are you looking to Unlock Google Pixel XL? Did you forget your Password or Pattern Lock? Did you had some important data in your phone that you want to recover? Don’t worry because We will help you to get your Google Pixel XL unlocked in easy way.

    In this Blog Post, we will cover variety of different methods through which we can get your Google Pixel XL phone unlocked easily. There are basically two methods :

    A. Unlock Google Pixel XL Without losing data

    B. Unlock Google Pixel XL by Erasing Whole data (Last Choice)

    A. Unlock Google Pixel XL without Losing Data

    You can get your Google Pixel XL unlocked without losing any data. There are 5 such methods which are very easy to follow.

    1. Find my Device
    2. Android Data Recovery Tool
    3. Gmail Account
    4. Security Questions
    5. Google Pixel Customer care

    1.) Unlock Google Pixel XL using Find my Device

    For using this method, You must have your Google account connected to Google Pixel XL device. Then follow these steps:

    Step 1: Firstly, Navigate through “Find my Device” website.

    Step 2: Click on “Search” Button. You will now see a list of devices.

    Step 3: Then Select “Google Pixel XL” from the list.

    Step 4: Now click on “Lock” Option.

    Step 5: At last, You can now Create new Password or Pattern lock.

    Now you can use same Password or Pattern Lock to get your Google Pixel XL Unlocked. For this method, you must use same Gmail account which you were using in your mobile before.

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    2.) Unlock Google Pixel XL using Android Data Recovery Tool

    Step 1: At First, Download and Install DrFone software.

    Step 2: Connect your Phone using USB Data cable.

    Step 3: DrFone will now start detecting Google Pixel XL device.

    Step 4: Then, Follow on Screen Instructions carefully.

    Step 5: At Last, You will be able to unlock device easily.

    You can check How to use Android Data Recovery tool for Unlocking Google Pixel XL.

    3.) Unlock Google Pixel XL using Gmail Account

    Step 1: Firstly, Open Gmail and Enter wrong password again and again.

    Step 2: You will see “Forgot Password” option after some attempts.

    Step 3: Click “Forgot Password” and follow the instructions.

    Step 4: Finally, Create a New Password.

    4.) Unlock Google Pixel XL by Answering Google Security Questions

    Step 1: Initially, Enter wrong password several times (atleast 3-5 times).

    Step 2: You will then see “Forgot Password” option.

    Step 3: Now Select “Ask Security Questions” option.

    Step 4: Finally, Answer all security questions correctly and Unlock your device.

    5.) Unlock Google Pixel XL by Contacting Google Pixel Customer Care

    Step 1: Go to Google Pixel Official website here.

    Step 2: You can Contact support directly or ask your question in community.

    Step 3: Ask the customer support agent and give him all information.

    Step 4: Finally, They will assist you in Unlocking your device.

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    B. Unlock Google Pixel XL by Erasing all Data

    In these methods, you have a risk of Losing your data. Use these methods when you have successfully tried all Methods above. There are 2 Ways to Unlock the phone with risk of losing data:

    1. By using Factory Reset/Hard Reset
    2. By using Android Multi-tools

    1.) Unlock Google Pixel XL using Factory Reset / Hard Reset

    Step 1: At First, Turn off Google Pixel XL by pressing Power key.

    Step 2: Now Press and Hold “Power” and “Volume” buttons until you see “Factory Reset” or “Clear Data” screen.

    Step 3: Now select the “Reset” option and start Reset process.

    Step 4: It’s now resetting your device as a new. Then you have to wait for 5-10 minutes.

    Step 5: After this, your device will be unlocked but your data will be gone.

    2.) Unlock Google Pixel XL by using Android Multitools

    Step 1: Firstly, Download Android Multi Tool software.

    Step 2: Connect your Google Pixel XL using USB Data cable to PC.

    Step 3: Reboot your phone and then go to Boot Mode.

    Step 4: Start the software and Enter commands displayed by it.

    Step 5: Finally, you will be able to reset your device using Multi Tools.

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    Backup and Restore Google Pixel XL Data

    Now you have successfully reset your device and you will start your device for the first time. You still have option to restore or backup data in 2 ways:

    1. Backup data from Initial Setup
    2. Back data from Google Drive Account

    1.) Steps to Backup Data from Initial Setup

    Step 1: Firstly, Start Google Pixel XL and select Language.

    Step 2: Now connect to a Wi-fi or Mobile Network.

    Step 3: Click on “Restore from a Backup” option visible on the screen.

    Step 4: Then On the next Screen, Select “Backup from Cloud” option.

    Step 5: Login with your Google Credentials and Agree to Terms & Conditions.

    Step 6: Lastly, Select your Backup from the list and Click “Restore” button to restore whole data.

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    2.) Steps to Restore Data from Google Drive Account

    Step 1: At first, Open Google Drive App and Login to your Google Account.

    Step 2: Tap on “…” menu icon on Top left screen and Select “Backups”.

    Step 3: Choose your preffered backup from the List.

    Step 4: Click “Restore” or “Install” button to restore the data.

    Step 5: At Last, Your data will now restored from your Google drive account.

    Wrapping Up

    Finally, We hope that you have successfully Unlocked Google Pixel XL using above methods and saved your precious data at the same time. If this post is helpful or if you still have any problem unlocking your phone then  leave a comment down below. Have a nice day!