# What are the odds of guessing a 4 digit PIN?

## What are the odds of guessing a 4 digit PIN?

How easy would it be for a thief to guess your four-digit PIN? If he were forced to guess randomly, his odds of getting the correct number would be one in 10,000—or, if he has three tries, one in 3,333.

### What is the most secure 4 digit code?

8068
The safest 4-digit PIN is ‘8068’ — or at least it was, until researchers at Data Genetics told everyone this week. The researchers there went through a set of 3.4 million four-digit personal identification numbers and found “8068” came up only 25 times.

#### Can a combination lock be picked?

Lock picking is a great skill that takes lots of practice and patience to master, but some locks simply can’t be picked, like a Master Lock combination padlock. With a combination lock, you’ll have to do it the old-fashioned way—cracking combinations.

How many 4 digit password combinations are there?

10,000 possible combinations
There are 10,000 possible combinations that the digits 0-9 can be arranged into to form a four-digit code.

How to use a combination lock?

To use the combination lock, turn it right thrice and stop at the First digit. Next, turn left one fully and pass the first number and stop at the second. Finally, turn right, stop at the third digit and pull the shackle . Generally, the Combination lock features two variants.

## How to unlock a Master Lock?

Turn the dial at least three rotations clockwise first, just to make sure it is clear.

• Apply pressure on the shackle, which is the curved handle at the top of the padlock.
• Find the first sticking point.
• Release the shackle tension and turn the dial clockwise slightly past the first sticking point.
• ### How to open a Master Lock?

Method 1 of 6: Bumping Open the Lock. Know that Bumping a Lock is the best method. Procure or make a bump key.

• Method 2 of 6: Breaking it Open. Know that most of these methods will not work.
• Method 3 of 6: Buy or Make a Shim. They are available at lock stores or online.
• Method 4 of 6: Try to “Crack” the combination. Crack the combination using some experiments and math. You need manual dexterity to feel the sticking point of the locks.
• Method 5 of 6: Picking the Lock. If your lock has a key,you can try picking it.
• Method 6 of 6: Getting the Combination from Master Lock. Download a “Lost Combination Form” from Master Lock. This can be found here on the masterlock website here.
• #### How to reset a Master Lock?

Open the lock using the old combination. Once you open the lock,…

• Insert the reset tool into the shackle hole.
• Enter your new combination. Choose 3 letters or numbers for your combination.
• Write down the combination in a safe place.
• Use a pen or pencil to flip on…