My phone says I should wait for 21000 minutes to unlock,I don't want to wipe it/reset it I have important information I still need, will it really work after waiting for those minutes?

  • That's roughly 2 weeks. If your data is that important, find another phone and wait for two weeks. But after the period, please be sure to enter the correct password to unlock the phone. – kelvinelove Mar 31 '16 at 8:29

Go to here: https://account.microsoft.com/devices and click on "Find my phone". Then click "Lock". Enter a new Lock code to lock your phone with a code you know. Then go back to the phone to unlock it with the new code. This also overrides the delay. This only works of course if your phone has a working internet connection.


It will work if you enter proper unlock code.

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