Unlock Any 4 Digit Lock with These Simple Steps

Have you ever forgotten the combination to your gym locker, bike lock, or suitcase? It happens to the best of us! Luckily, there are simple steps that you can take to unlock any 4 digit lock without breaking a sweat. In this article, we’ll show you how.

Unlock Any 4 Digit Lock with These Simple Steps

How 4 Digit Locks Work

Before we dive into the unlocking process, let’s briefly go over how 4 digit locks work. These types of locks typically have a dial with numbers from 0-9 and require a specific combination of digits in order to be opened. When inputting the correct combination, internal mechanisms inside the lock align properly which allows it to be unlocked.

What You Will Need

To unlock a 4 digit lock using our method, you will need:

  • A pair of pliers
  • A small screwdriver or paperclip
  • Patience!

The Step-by-Step Guide

Now that we’ve outlined what you need let’s get started on unlocking that pesky four-digit lock:

  1. Hold the lock steady and firmly grip each side
  2. Pull gently on each end until they’re slightly apart
  3. While maintaining pressure on both sides twist one end of shackle away from lever or teeth.
  4. Use your pliers to pull outwards (away from set codewheels) while keeping tension applied across them.
  5. Turn dials slowly until finding likely groove at first position straight viewable where it sits without clicking up against anything else – this will become clear when dial is moved fingers at marked grooves near exterior rim showing wear patterns indicative prying tools being used unsuccessfully trying force open.
    6.* Mode one click past metal divider blocking movement for code wheel access by inserting thin tool like paperclip into hole located next combi number notch bottom front casing just below TSA keyhole latch area then gently push tool inward against release mechanism until clicks open activating second mode of operation with wheel now visible.
  6. Rotate dials one letter or number at a time and gently pull on the shackle. If it doesn’t open, rotate again to the next digit and try again.

Repeat step 7 until you find the correct combination and unlock your lock!


As you can see, unlocking a 4 digit lock is easy with the right tools and technique. Just remember to be patient, take your time turning each dial, and don’t hesitate to use pliers or a small screwdriver/paperclip for extra leverage when needed. With these steps in mind, you’ll never have to worry about being locked out of your gym locker or bike again!


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