how to reset phone if i forgot my lockscreen password

i forgot my phone's lock screen pin and unable to unlock it
after reading a lot of questions regarding it i found that we should reset the phone and there is no other option than that .
so how to do it, mine is lumia 520
 

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Last updated April 24, 2019 Views 82,998 Applies to:
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Log into windowsphone.com and use the Find My Phone feature to set a new lock code
  1. Go to http://www.windowsphone.com and sign to the Microsoft account associated with your phone.
  2. Select "Find My Phone" from  the drop down menu that appears when you click on your name.  Or just go to https://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/my/find
  3. Click the "Lock" link
  4. Enter a new 4 digit PIN code and press the Lock button.
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