Because of the Factory Reset Protection embedded in the Android 5.0 version of the Android operating system, it can get very difficult for you to access your phone again after factory resetting it in case you have bought the phone from a third party or when you forgot your Google account username or password. Fortunately, there is a solution to this problem. The solution is to Bypass Google account. In this article, you will learn some important things you need to know about the Google account verification Factory Reset protection and how you can bypass it.
New Features of Android 5.1
There are many new features in the Android 5.1 lollipop version and if you do not understand how these features work, usage of the phone can be very tedious and time consuming. For instance, you should know how the security features, especially the Factory Reset Protection, works. Of course, you do not want to be unable to do a factory reset just because you forgot your Google email or password.
Of course, you may want to bypass Google account verification especially if you want to give your phone to others, sell it, or if you just want to do a factory reset.
Auto Enabled Device Protection Feature
The device protection feature is automatically enabled in the Android 5.1 Lollipop version when there is at least one Google account associated with your device or when there is no lock screen security or if there is but just a swipe feature. Unfortunately, there is no option for you to disable the device protection in your device. However, if any one or both of the conditions previously mentioned are not met, then the device protection in your phone will not be disabled.
Tricks to Consider
There are some tricks you can consider so that you can easily bypass the device protection on your Android device before you do a factory reset. First is to remove all of the Google accounts associated with the device so that you will not be prompted to proceed with a Google account to factory reset. Second one you can do is to set the lock screen to none. Third one is to set the lock screen to swipe. These tricks will easily enable you to factory reset your phone and bypass the Google account verification stage.
If you are already in the stage wherein you are required to input your Google account, then you may do the manual way of bypassing Google account verification. A wide array of techniques is available for you to bypass the Google account verification stage. Such techniques involve a series of steps that you can follow to factory reset a phone without having to input a Google account into the device.