Since the beginning of the mobile revolution there have been issues with people stealing other individuals devices either to use them for their own purposes or to turn around and sell them for easy money. Google and Apple alike saw a need and implemented various methods within their respective operating systems to help prevent theft. Generally these are a good thing but there are times where a user has a legitimate need to bypass these methods. Tom with RootJunky.com has given us a way to bypass these protections on Samsung devices.
Using an OTG (On The Go) drive and an APK (app install file) and an extra Factory Reset you can bypass the Factory Reset Protection. Check out his video below for all the details and to see it in action.
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Roy likes to dabble in all things Android and contributes everywhere he can. He owns the site rwilco12.com and its accompanying forum, he develops his own apps and ROM’s, is a Moderator and Recognized Developer on XDA-Developers.com and is the VP of Public Relations for AndroidFileHost.com.