All the Google Pixel series devices above 3 are now updated to Android 12 including Pixel 5 & 5a. After the new update, the old FRP bypass method doesn’t work anymore.
Now, we need a new method to get past the Google account verification on Pixel 5 Android 12. The Factory Reset Protection comes into effect when your hard factory reset your Pixel device using the volume down + power button(via Recovery Mode).
To claim the ownership of the device, you need to verify with the previously synced Google account during the device setup.
We are going to use the latest and easiest 2021 hack to reach the Pixel 5 home screen without signing in to the Google account –
I was locked out on my Pixel 5. I did a factory reset via recovery mode.
After the reset, it brings me to the “Welcome” screen. This is the first page of the setup wizard.
Let’s tap “Get Started” to begin the device setup.