Removing the exterior knob and possibly both knobs.
Locked bathroom door no keyhole.
Try to keep the paperclip wire as straight as you can.
There is a round knob.
If the keyhole turns remove the straight bobby pin slowly don t do it in a snap.
Door trim wont allow access to lock on the door.
Then turn the door knob and shake the pin which should cause the lock to open.
The basic pin tumbler lock should work ideally with only one key.
There is a lock inside the round knob and someone has turned that and shut the door from the outside.
If there are screws on the escutcheon plate the decorative ring against the door on the exterior side remove the screws and slide the exterior knob away from the door.
This may require plenty of patience and determination.
That is unless you have a master key system in place.
If you feel the door is about to unlock withdraw the l shaped pin slowly.
If the door has trim on it you may have to remove the trim in order to gain access to the locking mechanism with a plastic card.
To accomplish this you can either make use of raking or single pin picking.
Now use your l shaped bobby pin to rotate the key until the door unlocks.
If your bathroom door has a button lock from the inside and a little hole on the knob on the outside as seen in the above video then a screwdriver can certainly help you out.
If your locked doorknob has no pinhole for releasing the lock you may need to deploy the nuclear option.
If this doesn t work put a straightened out bobby pin into the lock.
There is a round knob on bathroom door but no key hole.
Unlocking bathroom lock with a paperclip next take your unfolded paper clip and put it into the hole which is found in the middle of the doorknob.
After you do this push the paperclip s tip into the hole.
To open a locked bathroom door from the outside place the point of a butter knife into the keyhole if it s a push button lock and turn the knife sideways.