15 Dec 2017

How remove Google Account protection / Factory Reset protection in Samsung with Android 7 / 7.1 / 8?

Necessary Tools, Drivers and Firmware

  1. USB Drivers
  2. Samsung Odin software
  3. Mini ADB and Fastboot
  4. FRP Unlocker by hardreset.info Team
  5. Samsung Firmware with ADB communication
  6. Samsung Combination Firmware

Install Necessary Tools

  1. Download and Unpack Combination firmware and Samsung firmware with ADB communication for your phone.
  2. Install USB Drivers.
  3. Unpack Odin.
  4. Install Mini ADB and Fastboot.
  5. Unpack FRP Unlocker by hardreset.info Team
    • Windows 10 users should additionally go to c:\Windows\inf  and search file "wpdmtp.inf" press right button on it and select INSTALL.       

Removing Google Account on the phone will erase all of your data.
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.
If want saves your data do a backup before start.
The battery should be at least 50% charged before the start.

Bypass procedure for Google Account Protection / Google Account Verification / Factory Reset Protection on Android 7 / 7.1 / 8

To check witch combination file you should use go to recovery menu and check the firmware version that you got on the phone.
Combination file must be the same as firmware on the phone. The example we got in phone A520FXXU2AQK2 firmware then we need combination file that the beginning is the same as in our phone A520FXXU2, the rest is not important.
  1. Turn on the phone in download mode and connect to USB cable.
  2. Flash to phone combination file that you downloaded before and unpacked, by Samsung Odin select it in AP part button, mark options: Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time only.

    Odin combination firmware flash

    Odin combination firmware flash start button

    The tutorial can find here: Odin flash tutorial
  3. Turn the phone on and switch on USB debugging from developer options. Instruction is here: How to active Developer Options Samsung Galaxy A5
    • Main menu --> Settings --> About phone --> Build number - tap 7 times to active developing options
    • Next back to Settings --> Developer options --> and turn on USB debugging option
  4. Turn off the phone completely.
  5. Turn on the phone in download mode and connect to USB cable.
  6. Flash phone with file Firmware with ADB communication that you download before for your phone with selected options: Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time only.
    Like CSC part select file that has HOME_CSC at the beginning of the name or normal CSC if HOME_CSC is missing.

    Odin firmware flash

    Odin firmware flash start button

  7. After the end, the phone will turn on to welcome screen try bypass creator if can just move to step 13, if not just wait until you see authorization screen to enable ADB communication.
  8. Next check Always allow from this computer option and press OK button.

    Samsung android 7 adb autorization screen

    Samsung android 7 adb autorization screen selected all

  9. Next switch on our FRP Unlocker by hardreset.info  frp unlocker v2.1 by hardreset.info no device connected
  10. Our software FRP Unlocker by hardreset.info will read Android version, IMEI and Phone Model from the phone. frp unlocker v2.1 by hardreset.info device connected
  11. Unlock FRP button should be active after connection success just press it to unlock your phone and wait for success report from FRP Unlocker by hardreset.info software. frp unlocker v2.1 by hardreset.info device connected unlock button
  12. Next restart phone with the power button.
  13. That all phone is without Google Account.
  14. Next to finish fully remove old Google Account, should turn on OEM LOCK in developer menu and perform Hard Reset procedure from the menu.

Congratulations all finished well without problem.

By Wojtek Góralczyk on 15 Dec 2017

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