Google Pixel 5 & 5a were launched with Android 11 in the year 2020. Now, both the devices are updated to Android 12.
If your Pixel 5 is running on Android 11 and you’re stuck on the Google verification screen, you can use the below tutorial to bypass the FRP lock in a few minutes without the need for a computer.
The Factory Reset Protection becomes effective when you hard factory reset your Pixel device using the Recovery Mode. After the reset, during the device setup, it asks for the previously synced Google account.
In this post, we are going to use the latest 2021 hack to get past the Google verification screen as follows –
I was locked out on my Google Pixel 5 so I did a hard reset via Recovery Mode. After the reset, it brings me to the “Hi There” screen. This is the first page of the setup wizard.
Let’s hit “Start” to begin the device setup.
Now, we need to connect our Pixel 5 to a Wifi network.
After getting connected, the phone stays on the “Getting your phone ready” screen for a while.
Afterward, we reach the “Copy apps & data” screen. Click “Don’t copy” to proceed.
Now, I’ve reached the screen lock verification page. I don’t remember the screen lock password.
There is one more option – Use my Google account instead. Let’s click on it.
This time we are on the Google account verification screen. It’s asking for the previously synced Google account.
Let’s use the easiest 2021 hack to get past the FRP lock on Google Pixel 5/5a without a computer –
How to bypass Google lock/FRP on Google Pixel 5/5a Android 11 2021 without PC
To bypass the Google lock we need to go 2 steps back to the “Connect to Wifi” screen.
We are now on the “Connect to Wifi” page.
Click “See all Wi-Fi networks” > “Add new network”.
The keyboard appears on the screen.
Touch the “mic” at the top-right corner as marked in the above screenshot.
A pop-up “Allow Gboard to record audio?” shows up. Choose “Deny”.
Again hit the Mic and click “Deny”.
Click the mic icon the 3rd time and tap “Allow” at the bottom-right corner.
This brings us to the “App Info” screen.
Select the first option – “Permissions”.
On the following page, tap the “Search icon” at the top.
Enter the term settings in the search bar.
Now, scroll down to the bottom & select the last option – “Settings – App Info”.
On the App Info screen, touch “Open” to launch the Settings app.
Now, go to “Apps & notifications” > “App Info”.
We are now on the “App Info” screen.
Select the “Android Setup” app as shown above.
Hit “Force Stop” to disable this app.
Now, go one step back and click on “Google Play Services”.
Hit “Disable” and choose “Disable app” when prompted.
Now, “Force Stop” this app.
When both the apps are disabled, go 2 steps back using the back key.
Hit the back button 2 times to reach the Settings page.
This time click on “Accessibility” > “Accessibility Menu”.
Turn on the “Accessibility Menu shortcut”. Hit “Allow” to confirm your action.
The shortcut appears at the bottom-right corner. We are going to use it later.
Now, use the back key to reach the first page.
We are once again on the “Hi There” screen.
Click “Start” to move ahead.
Tap “Skip” on the “Connect to Mobile network” screen.
Now, we are on the “Copy apps & data” page.
Click the back button once. This will bring you to the “Connect to Wifi” screen.
There is a new option – Set up offline.
Click “Set up offline” and then “Continue”.
Now, hit the “Accessibility Menu Shortcut” located at the bottom-right corner.
Select the first option – “Assistant”.
Click “Settings” to reach the “App Info” screen.
Now, tap “Enable” to turn on the Google Play Services app.
Enable the app and go 2 steps back to the “Connect to Wifi” screen.
Again tap “Set up offline” and then “Continue”.
It brings us to the Google Play Services screen. We have successfully bypassed the Google account verification.
Now, accept the Google services terms and conditions.
The next page is “Set Screen Lock”.
We can skip the screen lock setup as of now.
Finally, we have landed on the Google Pixel 5/5a home screen thus bypassing the Google lock.
If stuck at any stage, feel free to leave a comment below.
Let’s turn off the “Accessibility Menu Shortcut’.
Open the Settings app and Go to “Accessibility” > “Accessibility Menu”.
Now, disable the shortcut using the toggle switch.