With a goal to make stolen devices useless to thieves, Google introduced the FRP lock with Android 5.1. If an Android device features the Factory Reset Protect (FRP) lock, you will need Google credentials (Google email address and password) to factory reset it.
Today, the FRP lock affects more than just people who are trying to reset stolen devices. If you purchase a secondhand device featuring the original owner’s Google ID, you will not have the ability to reset the device or use a different Google ID before you disable FRP lock. Also, if you forget your Google ID password, resetting the device becomes an issue. In this article, you will learn how to disable FRP lock.
If you use a Samsung device, the FRP disable shouldn’t be too complicated for you. To do it, follow the steps we have outlined below:
Step 1: On your Home screen on your device, click Apps.
Step 2: Tap Settings > Accounts > Google > click the name of the Google account synced on your device.
Step 3: Click More on the top-right corner.
Step 4: Tap Remove Account. This should disable the FRP lock.
Note: While the above steps are specific to Samsung devices, you can also use them to disable the FRP lock on other Android device models. The only slight modification you may need when using the steps on other Android device models is how you access the Settings application. Once you access the Settings app, all the steps will be similar on all devices.
If you purchased a secondhand device, you can request the original device owner to disable FRP lock on the device remotely. Or this way is available is the first method doesn’t work. To learn how to disable FRP lock on Samsung and other devices online, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Log into the Google account synced on your device by following this link: https://myaccount.google.com/.
Step 2: Visit Device activity & notifications. This should be available under Sign-in & security.
Step 3: Under Recently used devices, tap on Review devices.
Step 4: Select the device whose FRP lock you would like to disable. Next, click the red Remove button to disable FRP lock. Confirm the action on the pop-up.
The solutions outlined above are ideal if you know the Google ID password. If you do not know the password for the Google ID synced on your device, you can still disable the FRP lock. However, you will need to use a third-party tool called iMyFone LockWiper (Android).
LockWiper (Android) makes getting rid of the FRP lock as easy as 1-2-3. This means that technical knowledge is not necessary to disable FRP lock. After disabling the FRP lock with LockWiper, you will eliminate the possibility of being blocked or tracked remotely by the previous Google ID.
Completely disable FRP lock without Google ID or password and separate your device completely from the previous FRP account
Great success rate are guaranteed even to unlock lock on second-hand device
Also support to bypass locked screen from Android device by simply removing the password
For some Samsung devices, screen unlock won’t cause any data loss
Specific unlocking solutions are provided for each specific model
If you are stuck on the FRP lock screen after a hard reset, you will need to follow the steps outlined below to learn how to disable FRP lock. LockWiper (Android) has a free trial allowing you to check your device is supported or not:
Step 1: Download and install LockWiper (Android) on your computer. After launching it, select Remove Google Lock (FRP).
Step 2: After clicking Start on the next screen, select the specific information for your device. It will start to download the data package for your device.
Step 3: Click to let the downloaded data package being extracted.
Step 4: When it’s done, follow the instructions to put your device into the right mode and LockWiper (Android) will start the unlocking process immediately.
Kindly wait for it to finish. Then you can access your phone and set up a new Google account on it or just leave it unlink with any account.
Being stuck with the FRP lock can be frustrating, especially if you are trying to factory reset your device. In this article, we have looked at the top solutions you can use to disable the FRP lock.
The first solutions are ideal for individuals who can recall the Google ID password. If you intend to hard reset your device and you cannot recall the device’s Google ID password, you will need to use iMyFone LockWiper (Android). It will help you achieve the desired result within a couple of minutes.
By James Vincent , to Google FRP Unlock
Posted on Jul 15, 2019 ( Updated: Oct 15, 2019 )