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.

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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.

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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:

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    Start your device and open the apps and click on settings.
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    Go to Accounts and then click on Google accounts.
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    Tap on the name of the Google account.
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    Tap More.
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    Tap Remove. FRP is now removed.
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    This 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.
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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:

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    As soon as you start the device after the factory reset this screen appears.
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    Use the Google suggestions option. Type 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.
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    Click on the search bar and then type in "Settings" and the Settings app should appear in there. Once it appears, choose it.
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    The final step is for you to go to the Backup and Reset option in Settings and then follow the prompts to "erase everything".
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    You have successfully bypassed the Google FRP.
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Method 3: A Different Solution in context to the previous Scenario

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    The difference in this method is that you will need to use a WiFi connection.
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    When you get a Google Login screen as below:
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    Just type in a random name or any meaningful word and click sign in. As 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.
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    Click "Next" and complete the rest of the setup procedure until you reach the screen saying Google Services.
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    On the Google Services screen you have to click the privacy policy mentioned in the text that is on the screen. To do this you will need an internet connection to continue, so go ahead and plug the Router back in and connect your phone to it.
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    Scroll a little bit down and hold any word for around two-three seconds. Then you should see three options.
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    From those three options, you will see an option stating "share". Choose that option.
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    You will see an Icon of the setup wizard. Keep pressing that Icon until the "Application info" window appears.
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    Click on data option and click "Clear data".
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    Go back and click "Force Stop".
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    Finally, 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".
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    At this point in the process, restart the device.
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    Voila, you have bypassed the Google FRP. You can use the phone now.
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  • 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.

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    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.

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      Restart the device and you will see a screen as below:
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      Choose your language and click "Next" and connect to your WiFi connection.
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      After connecting to the WiFi you will see the FRP Screen:
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      To bypass this, click back and restart your device.
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      After restarting the device, connect to your WiFi and again.
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      Accept the terms and conditions, but as soon as you click the accept the terms and conditions, pull out the power supply of your WiFi Router which will lead you to the screen as below:
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      After you get the message saying "Couldn't Sign in", click next and you will see a screen saying "Date & Time". Make sure you are connected to the WiFi. Click next and type your name. You will see a screen asking you to set up a screen lock.
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      This a very critical step in this method so make sure you remember your Screen Lock information. Hit "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.
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      Click next until you reach the screen as below:
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      At this point, you need to restart the device. As soon as it completes the restart you will see a screen lock. This is also where you will see a camera Icon on the right as shown below so click that and fire up the Camera.
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      When you open the camera you will see an option in the bottom left column saying "Mode"
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      Once you click the "Mode" option, choose the downloads options which is located in the bottom right-hand corner.
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      The device will ask you to unlock your screen. Use your screen lock password which will then take you to the screen as below:
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      Search for "ES File Explorer" in the search bar which is at the top right corner of the screen and then download the first app in the results.
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      The 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.
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      Click the "play" button symbol and the ES File Explorer will open up.
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      When you land on this screen, click the Icon which is present on the top left corner of the screen.
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      Now click "Add". Name the path as "http://www.google.com" and then name it as "Google".
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      The next step is to open it up by clicking the menu at the top right corner as we did before.
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      As soon as you see the link for Google, as shown above, choose it and you will be directed to the Google.com home page.
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      On the home page in the search bar type rootjunkysdl.com and click search.
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      In the search results visit the first website and follow the next steps
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      On the website click on the title of the app from the menu and then scroll down a bit and then you may see a title named Samsung bypass Google, just click on that and the "File Explorer" will start downloading it.
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      As soon as it finishes downloading, click that file and install it. Believe me, it's just a development setting that will permanently remove the FRP and not a nefarious malware virus.
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      After the file is installed open it. You will be directed to the settings. Factory reset the device by clicking "Factory Data Reset" and that's it.
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      Your device is now Google FRP free.
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    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.

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    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.

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    Questions and Answers

    When you follow these steps you should do it without the SIM card in?

    When I start the process I should do it without the SIM card in? Do I need to have the SIM card in?or can I do it without a SIM card?

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    FRP bypass troubleshooting.How to bypass FRP unlock on my Samsung S7. TalkBack and the share button don't work?

    I just got my sm g930f returned to after it had been stolen. I have entered my old email and password and its not syncing with it, any ideas? I tried a lot of these FRP bypass videos but its just head doing as to what actually works

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    Is there a new security patch out I can't get past the Google verify screen it always backs right up none of the steps are working it never gives me the date and time screen and I don't see anywhere where it should be?

    About a week ago I bought a second-hand used Galaxy S6 model SM g920p and then I found out that it had Google FRP on it so I called Sprint and they told me that the phone hadn't been reported lost or stolen or connected to account that's it had been lost or stolen so I have been trying to get around the FRP because Sprint also told me that the phone was still haven't been paid for they were still making payments and has been paid for so I was trying to get the FRP off the phone so that I can sell it but none of the steps in the video are working for me and I can't get the sharing or any of the other things that come up to just keep slipping back to the screen that says it has been

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    While doing FRP lock bypass on S7 I can't get the Google terms of service to pull up. Why?

    I can't get the Google terms of service policy to pull up once I've got into the FRP bypass on a Galaxy S7. It doesn't give an option about if the Google terms service policy doesn't pull up what are you doing

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    In the first step, it says to input a random weird in the suggestion section.I don't see that section you please help me find the suggestion box?

    I don't see an area for suggestions so I can type in the random work as the first step indicates in my Samsung S6 FRP page. My situation I is different because I don't see that section that the first step explains to use. I have tried: Looking at the page for hours and hours and hours and hours. I think it was caused by: Maybe an update to the security software maybe out of date method

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    What if I don't have a search icon. When its on the verify page there is no icon for search?

    When my phone starts it shows welcome start and a phone that's red. Ten you do the WiFi and then it goes to verify your account but it doesn't show a search icon

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    Um... please help? I need to bypass the procedure?

    I have no access to the router and so far none of the methods are working up until the WiFi one. haven't gotten to any others yet, but I'm trying to reset my little sisters phone cause I got messed up but she won't tell me her Gmail so I need to by pass the procedure. help?

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    How do I keep my Samsung j7 prime from reverting to the welcome screen?

    After I do the bypass procedure, when the phone is turned off, it reverts to the setup welcome screen, please help!!! Not covered in article, so I could not find a solution from reading it.

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    I can't get passed the Google email verification field?

    I can highlight the word (random) in the verification email field but when held down does not take me to a Google menu. I factory reset my tab E . But have to get passed the factory verification.I have the Samsung Galaxy tab E

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    How to bypass FRP lock on Samsung tab e Verizon cellular?

    I bought it and reset it not knowing about the FRP lock.I have tried disconnecting from WiFi then clicking next, and that didn't work or help. I don't know what the Android version is,it's just locked with FRP,I don't have a SIM card,

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    What does the search key look like in method 2 step 2?

    I don't know what to use as the search key? I'm trying to reset a company tablet, but can't get past the goggle account on the tablet

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    Can you help me bypass Google locked Samsung sm-7377w tablet?

    I'm on the method 2 option , I don't know how to get to the "Google suggestions ". After I type in any random word in the bar where you type in email address it does not take me to anything that says "Google suggestions"

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    It keeps going to enter image character and not search setting?

    How do I fix to bypass Google emailing fix please help me figure thus it

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    Can't get Google search to appear after the random word is typed?

    FRP lock on Samsung device..the tablet is a Samsung Galaxy tab e. The article explains in detail but I cannot skip this critical step. I have tried: I've tried everything on YouTube dealing with an FRP or Google lock. I think it was caused by: I think a security patch was implemented after this method was discovered. Since it has this method might be outdated..I don't know of any more details that I myself a novice can include.. thank you anyway for your time. 2

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    For bypass on Samsung tablet t560nu I can't get to settings menu?

    I can't get to the settings to turn on unoun sources to down load anything that will help bypass for. I've tried the suggestion mentioned but can't get to setting menu to turn on unoun sources

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    Google suggestion option is not given on verify account area?

    Trying to bypass FRP on Samsung tab A T-580 that I purchased on consignment. Instructions do not address my needs as related to T-580 Samsung Rab A

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