The answer to your question, "How do I recover a lost password or PIN for my Safelink account?" can be found right here in this article.
Cell phones have come a long way since they first became available many years ago. Now, our phones have become a very important part of our lives. In today's world, we don't only use our phones to simply make calls, we also use them to...
Therefore, we would be in a frenzy, if we were to get locked out of our phone due to not being able to remember our password, pin, or unlock pattern. Don't panic. Everyone gets locked out of his or her phone at one time or another. There are some options available for you to get back into your phone. The best option is to use your Google account.
If you set up a Google/Gmail account previously on your phone, great, you can use it to unlock your device. Take the following steps to unlock your phone:
Note: You must be online to use this method.
You can also use the following method to unlock your phone if you have an Android Device Manager installed and enabled on your phone. Here are the steps to take:
Use another mobile device or a computer to visit the website found here
Use the Google login details that you set for the phone that's locked, to log in.
In the Android Device Manager, select the phone that you want to unlock (if not already selected)
Tap or select "Lock"
Enter a temporary password in the window that is displayed when prompted
Select "Lock" one more time
If you followed the instructions correctly and were successful, a confirmation should appear right below the box that contains buttons that read "Ring", "Lock," and "Erase"
You should also see a password field where you can now type in the temporary password that you created in step 5
Once you enter the correct password, your phone will be unlocked.
You're done yet. Now you will need to navigate to your phone's lock screen settings and disable the current temporary password you used.
After thousands of SafeLink customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Recover a Lost Password or Pin for My Safelink Account? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting SafeLink if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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