In this tutorial we are going to look at how you can unlock Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with the App Dr. Fone, for other methods please check the Password Buddy tutorial on Note 4 and the tutorial on Note 5. You will find other methods described there that can work for Note 7 too. In order to not repeat the information, in this instance we look at a different method that you might find useful.
Step 1: Lock Screen Removal
Download the app on your laptop or computer, launch it and choose More Tools and opt for Lock Screen Removal as detailed in the screen shot below.
Step 2: Connect Note 7 to Your Computer
Once you have selected the Lock Screen removal it is time to connect Note 7 to your computer via USB cable and simply click Start.
Step 3: Prepare Note 7 – Download Mode
In this step your device needs to be turned off. Then you will have to press 3 buttons simultaneously: Home + Volume Down + Power. Next you will be able to use Volume Up to enter download mode. Follow the steps as described in the screenshot below.
Step 4: Install Recovery Package
Once all steps completed you will be able to download the Recovery Package that suits your particular device. This step should be on autopilot so just sit back and monitor the process.
Step 5: Remove Screen Lock
Once the download on previous step is completed, the Lock Screen can be removed. Simply wait for the Password Removed message and you are ready to set a new one. Unlike a factory reset, this method ensures all your data remains intact and is accessible.