Bypass Google FRP After a Factory Reset on Samsung Devices Device is Working Fine vs Device has Already been Reset and FRP Pops Up vs A Different Solution in context to the previous Scenario ... and 1 more
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FRP stands for "Factory Reset Protection", which is a security method to make sure no one can wipe factory reset a stolen device and use it. "Why is it asking my Google account to set up my device again?" This question is probably what brought you to the VisiHow article. I know this seems to be annoying as to why Samsung would do this. By setting up an FRP on their devices, they have made the sole reason of doing a "Factory Reset" obsolete. Usually, we factory reset a device to get past a locked screen or to sell a device. Now with the Security Updates, you have to remove or bypass the FRP in order to use your device again. Well, this seems to be a question raised very often on the developer's discussions. Since the launch of the latest "Android OS" including "Lollipop" and "Marshmallow", the FRP i.e., Factory Reset Protection has been made a standard on all the devices which have the Android Lollipop (5.1) or above. Not just Samsung but even other manufacturers like LG, Motorola, HTC have the FRP on their devices.
Here at VisiHow, we strive to provide solutions for technology challenges. When talking about the Samsung Devices, there can be different reasons for removing the FRP. You will find below various methods depending on your FRP situation.
Method 1: Device is Working Fine
If a device is working fine and nothing is screwed up or wrong with the device, then you should follow the following steps:
- 5FRP is now removed.Tap Remove.
- 6This is the easiest method for removing your Google Account FRP before reselling a device or if you have forgotten your Google Account credentials and need to create a new Owner Account.
Method 2: Device has Already been Reset and FRP Pops Up
If the device has been already reset and the FRP pops up, the simplest approach to the solution would be as follows:
- 2Type in some random word and then keep pressing the search icon until goes to "Google Search" and gives a search result for that random word you typed.Use the Google suggestions option.
- 3Once it appears, choose it.Click on the search bar and then type in "Settings" and the Settings app should appear in there.
- 4The final step is for you to go to the Backup and Reset option in Settings and then follow the prompts to "erase everything".
- 5You have successfully bypassed the Google FRP.
Method 3: A Different Solution in context to the previous Scenario
- 1The difference in this method is that you will need to use a WiFi connection.Advertisement
- 3As soon as you click sign in, kill the WiFi connection in any way possible. You can unplug the power cord of the Router. You will see a tab popping up on the screen saying that "couldn't sign in" as soon as you unplug the Router.Just type in a random name or any meaningful word and click sign in.
- 4Click "Next" and complete the rest of the setup procedure until you reach the screen saying Google Services.
- 6Then you should see three options.Scroll a little bit down and hold any word for around two-three seconds.
- 7Choose that option.From those three options, you will see an option stating "share".
- 8Keep pressing that Icon until the "Application info" window appears.You will see an Icon of the setup wizard.
- 9Click on data option and click "Clear data".
- 10Go back and click "Force Stop".
- 11Finally, go all the way back to the setup and then keep clicking the "Next" option until you end up on the screen saying "Not Signed in".
- 12At this point in the process, restart the device.
- 13You can use the phone now.Voila, you have bypassed the Google FRP.
Method 4: Root Junky's all in one Solution
This method should help you to remove the Google FRP permanently and then use your device with any Google account want to. It is especially beneficial if you purchased a used device where the previous Google Account was not removed properly.
The below method is actually a reference from a Rootjunky's YouTube video on How to Bypass Samsung's FRP. This method is the most common method used by the developers and solves the FRP problem very easily. I suggest using the current method since its better to resolve the issue permanently. You may never know that when you might need to reset your phone again and it's better this way.
- 2Choose your language and click "Next" and connect to your WiFi connection.
- 4To bypass this, click back and restart your device.
- 5After restarting the device, connect to your WiFi and again.
- 8Hit "Next" and then set up your backup password and then confirm and choose next, again. oom you reverted back to the same screen that says "Welcome". The difference now is we have a Screen Lock which lets us use the Camera.This a very critical step in this method so make sure you remember your Screen Lock information.
- 14The device will ask for a Samsung account so go ahead and "Sign in" if you have one or else create an account and then wait for it to download.
- 16Name the path as "http://www.google.com" and then name it as "Google".
- 18As soon as you see the link for Google, as shown above, choose it and you will be directed to the Google.com home page.
- 19On the home page in the search bar type rootjunkysdl.com and click search.
- 23You will be directed to the settings. Factory reset the device by clicking "Factory Data Reset" and that's it.After the file is installed open it.
- 24Your device is now Google FRP free.Advertisement
These methods are strictly based on practical experimentation and are determined to work for 90% of the cases, however, we do not take any responsibility towards damage of your device. Please do not use these methods if you do not find it compatible with your phone. These method solutions are only for the Samsung devices. It doesn't mean that they won't work any other Android devices, but we suggest to look a method specifically for your device model.
These Methods are strictly for educational purposes and not intended to exploit any kind of flaw in any of the designs of the devices that are featured in this article.
In this article, we've discussed all the possible ways to bypass the Google FRP for any Samsung device. If you are still having any problems please let us know by asking a question and we will try to find a Solution for it.
Questions and Answers
My phone doesn't show the camera at lock screen or the phone in the right hand corner, please help, this is my only phone?
My process shows things a little bit different but when I do my restart and it goes to the lock screen it doesn't show the camera or the phone. My phone asks for other email address to add to my phone's account. I have tried: I've tried all steps to step ten and that is where it says the camera will appear but it doesn't. I think it was caused by: I'm not sure, I've done the steps exactly as shown, not sure what other options I have without some assistance
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