Unlocking Locks

How to Pick Locks : Unlocking Pin and Tumbler Deadbolts

Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more

How To : Use a power drill to unlock a lock

Some locks are easier to drill through than to try and pick, especially if you need to get through them in a hurry! You will need one large power drill and an assortment of drill bits to be able to use this method. First, drill a 1/8 inch pilot hole just above the keyhole. The ...more

How To : Lock & unlock cells in Excel

In this tutorial, we learn how to lock and unlock cells in Excel. First, right click one cell and click on format cells. Go to the protection cell, and then un-check the locked category. Click ok, then go to protect sheet, inside of tools. Now, do now allow locked cells to be ...more

How To : Unlock a locked iPod

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to unlock a locked iPod. Begin by connecting the iPod to your computer. It should fix itself automatically. If it doesn't press the Start button and select Control Panel. Click on Appearance and Personalization. Under Folder Options, s ...more

How To : Lock and unlock your BlackBerry Storm

The BlackBerry Storm did not come with a lock/unlock option. Here are some directions on how to download an application to make it possible. On your BlackBerry Storm go to the download icon. Once you have it open select App World. Search for the BlackBerry Slider application ...more

How To : Unlock any iPhone with a simple lock screen hack

Learn how to replicate the much-publicized iPhone lock-screen hack (before Apple patches it)! This hacker's how-to will teach you everything you need to know. For complete instructions, including a detailed, step-by-step overview, and to get started unlocking your friends iPho ...more

How To : Get the Android lock/unlock screen on your iPhone

In this tutorial, learn how to get a little bit of Droid on your iPhone. You will get a step by step on how to install the Android locking screen on your iPhone 3G or 3GS. This requires a jailbroken, Cydia-enabled phone and a little work, but the cool effect is totally worth i ...more

How To : Unlock a Car When the Keys Are Locked Inside

In these auto lockout emergency videos, learn what to do when you've locked your keys in the car—aside from calling a locksmith. See how to use special tools, usually readily available to the public, to unlock your car free of charge. Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to Open Your ...more

How To : Unlock a Locked Car Door Without a Key or Slim Jim

It has happened to everyone at one time or another, but if you work in an environment with cars, it may happen much more often. I don't know about you, but the last thing I want to do is to call a customer to see if they have a spare key because I've locked the keys in the ca ...more

How To : Lock and Unlock a Safe

This is an easy step by step tutorial how to lock your jewels in a hotel room or in a public safe. Be aware that in a public safe it is more secure to use the second method of locking by a magnetic card, not by a PIN code that can be easily seen by someone nearby. Video: . Ste ...more

How To : Unlock Any Master Lock Combination Padlock

Let's say you forgot the code to your Master Lock combination padlock. What can you do besides buy another one? Well, there's a surprising abundance of ways to open a combination lock other than with just the combination, some of which will even let you reset the code. Of cour ...more

How To : Unlock a Door with a Credit Card

Uh, oh. You’re at your front door without a key. If you’ve got a credit card, see if you can get it to open the door before you use it to pay for a locksmith. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card. The lock needs to be the right kind of lock & you need to have patience ...more

How To : Unlock Your Car Door with a Shoelace in 10 Seconds

Have you locked yourself out of your car? Well, as long as you have a shoelace, you may be able to get back in. Don't Miss: 15 Ways to Open a Locked House/Car Door Without a Key Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to Open Your Car Door Without a Key Video: . Pull your shoelace out of ...more

How To : Unlock A Privacy Door Handle

When owning a home one type of lever set you may have in your home is a privacy lever. In a privacy lever set, the main feature is that the door can only be locked from the inside. Sometimes a kid might get locked in or someone may accidentally lock the door behind them. It's ...more

How To : Unlock a Samsung phone

Watch this video to learn how to unlock your Samsung phone. Power up the phone. It shows the boot logo. Take the battery out and insert T-Mobile SIM card. Turn phone on. Shows welcome. Confirm T-Mobile by dialing 611. To unlock phone: Take out the battery and SIM card. Put in ...more

How To : Unlock Your Car with a Shoelace

Locked out of your car and need to break in ASAP? Unlace a shoelace from one of your shoes and you've got yourself the only tool you need to open your car door from the outside. Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to Open Your Car Door Without a Key Simply make a slipknot in the mid ...more

How To : Unlock a Car Without a Key

How many times have you locked your key inside your car and had to pay those outrageous locksmith fees? Ever worked for an hour or sometimes longer trying to coax a coat hanger in through a window, all the while wishing there was an easier way to unlock your car door? Well, th ...more

How To : Unlock a Car Door with a Clothes Hanger

This video shows you how to unlock a car door with a hanger but warns it isn't easy and may take some practice. First you will need a hanger as long as your arm, then insert the hanger in the hole on the left side of the window. Try to feel around and find the pin inside the h ...more

How To : Unlock A Door In Case Of An Emergency

Materials Needed! Video: Undo a door's chain lock from outside with string, yarn or shoelaces. Basically all you need is some kind of rope like material. For example, you can use the following: Yarn, Thread, Floss, Ribbon, shoe lace. Just make sure it's about 2 to 3 feet in l ...more

How To : Unlock a door from the inside with a screwdriver

Have a door in your house that is locked from the inside and your cannot get in. Grab a screw driver and watch this video to find out how to unlock a door inside your home. Unlock a door from the inside with a screwdriver. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Unlock a frozen car door using a butane lighter

Live in a place with severe winter? You may eventually find that your car door lock has frozen solid. You can try jiggling the door handle, but if that doesn't work, then bring out a butane lighter and heat up your car key. Take care to not get burned!

How To : Unlock your iPhone 3G on jailbroken firmware 3.0

This video tutorial is in the Electronics category which will show you how to unlock your iPhone 3G on jailbroken firmware 3.0. By unlocking your iPhone you can use any GSM Sim carrier in your phone. For example, if you have an AT&T iPhone and you put a ROGERS Sim card from Ca ...more

How To : Make your Android phone unlock pattern visible

In this video, Mike Callahan shows us how to make our unlock pattern visible on an Android phone. First, unlock your phone and go to the home screen. Then, go to 'settings, location & security". After this, click the button that says "use visible pattern" so that the check mar ...more

How To : Get the OnePlus 5T's Face Unlock on Any Phone

The OnePlus 5T was just released, and it's packing several new useful features. While many OnePlus 5 buyers are feeling frustrated with the quick release cycle, lots of fans are still clamoring to buy the new device. Aside from the larger screen, most of the buzz around the 5T ...more

How To : Unlock Your Samsung Galaxy S3 with Magic

David Blaine has made millions off his magic tricks and mind-bending illusions, so why shouldn't we get in on the action, too? Well, your Samsung Galaxy S3 can do all kinds of things, but magic isn't one of them...yet. Thanks to Android developer Badea Bogdan of Binary Buildi ...more

How To : Unlock Your LG V20's Bootloader (US Variant)

LG, like many other OEMs, usually locks down their bootloaders with an airtight seal. There are a few good reasons for this, the big one being that an unlocked bootloader technically compromises some device security measures. LG would also argue that unlocking your bootloader ...more

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