“I have had the same Samsung device for about 2 years. I purchased a new device last week. I want to factory reset the old device so that I can give it to my younger brother. The problem is that I have forgotten my Samsung Google account. I am now stuck on the FRP (Factory Reset Protection) screen. Is there a way to bypass this screen?” – Jim, Quora
To help make Android devices more secure, Google introduced the FRP lock with Android 5.1. To factory reset a device, you have to enter the credentials for the Google account synced on the device. If you cannot recall the credentials, removing the Google account or bypassing it is the only option you will have. In this article, we will show you 2 methods to get rid of the FRP lock.
The easiest way to get rid of the FRP lock is to use a third-party tool known as iMyFone LockWiper (Android) FRP unlock tool. On top of helping you bypass the FRP lock, LockWiper (Android) will remove the Google account currently synced on the device. This will allow you to use a different Google account with the smartphones.
LockWiper (Android) is extremely easy to use. The moment you launch it, all you will need to do to bypass the FRP lock is to follow the instructions that appear on the screen. Within a couple of minutes, the FRP lock screen will be gone – you will be available to use your device fully.
Remove the synced Google account/FRP without a password.
Use the Android device with a new Google account in minutes.
Support most Android versions,from Android 2.3 to Android 9.0.
Reduce the chances of being tracked or blocked remotely to zero.
Support to remove screen lock on 6000+ Android device models, including LG, Motorola, Huawei, etc
Remove Google Account without Password by Using iMyFone LockWiper (Android)
Step 1. Download and install the tool on your computer. After launching the tool, select "Remove Google Lock (FRP)" and then hit “Start” on the next screen.
Step 2. Connect your Samsung device using your USB cable. After confirming the device’s brand and name, hit “Next”.
Step 3. Follow the steps to put your device into recovery mode. Then select the device PDA , or input right PDA manually with country and carrier information. Tap “Download” button to move on to the next step.
Step 4. After the downloading data package is complete, click “Start to Extract” to unpack the data package. And then follow the screen instructions to install data package on your device. Next, enable the “OEM unlock” and “USB Debugging”.
Step 5. On the next screen, follow the instructions to download a firmware package for your Samsung device.
Step 6. Click “Start to Extract” to extract the firmware package and then wait while LockWiper (Android) completes the bypass process.
Now, Google account has been successfully removed. To solve the problem of forgetting my My Samsung Google Account is so simple.
Pros of Using LockWiper (Android)
With a free trial version – LockWiper (Android) helps you ensure that the tool can work for your device before payment.
Work fast – it will take just a couple of minutes to get rid of the Google account.
Access to the full features available on your device.
Easy operation. No tech skills is required.
This method will require you to install a third-party Android application on the device whose Google account you cannot recall. The application will help you access the Samsung device Settings so that you can complete the Factory Reset Process.
For this method to work, it will require the following prerequisites:
Internet connection to download required files
A USB flash drive
An OTG cable
Below, we have the steps you can follow to bypass the FRP lock by using an OTG cable:
Step 1. Use your computer to download the FRP bypass APK. Plug the USB flash drive into the computer and copy the FRP bypass APK.
Step 2. Start the Samsung device and follow the setup instructions to the FRP bypass screen.
Step 3. Use the OTG cable, connect the USB flash drive to your Android device.
Step 4. Once the file explorer appears on your device, open the folder that has the FRP bypass APK in it. Tap on the application to initiate the installation.
Step 5. If you get blocked from installing the application, hit the Settings option and enable installation from unknown sources.
Step 6. After completing the installation process, hit the OPEN button. This will take you to the device settings.
Step 7. In the settings, locate Backup and Reset option. Select the Factory Data Reset option and then hit the confirm button. This should bypass the FRP lock.
Cons of Using the OTG Method to Bypass the FRP Lock
Have a lot of prerequisites.
The method has a high success rate on devices running older Android versions. But if you have a newer Android version on your device, the OTG method may not work for you.
There is no guarantee that the method will get rid of the previously synced Google account.
If you cannot recall the Google account synced on your Samsung device, you can use the above solutions in this article. While the OTG method may work for your device, there is no guarantee that it can remove the Google account. However, if you are in the situation where I forgot my Samsung Google Account, iMyFone LockWiper (Android) FRP unlock tool would be the perfect one for you to remove the Google account easily.
By Alex Jafferson , to Google FRP Unlock
Posted on Oct 23, 2019 ( Updated: Nov 14, 2019 )