Have you encountered an FRP or Google account problem on Neon Turbo smartphone? To those readers from Kenya, you certainly know about this phone because it is being sold out by Kenyan most popular Mobile service provider Safaricom. This phone is a Vodafone smartphone model number VFD 500. Most of the Safaricom Neon smartphones are from Vodafone. Safaricom has contracted Vodafone for the production and supply of these Vodafone smartphones under Neon Safaricom brand. So if you are not in Kenya and your phone is not Neon but Vodafone VFD 500 model, then this article will work for you. I am going to teach you how to remove/bypass FRP on Safaricom’s Neon Turbo (VFD 500).
FRP or Factory Reset Protection is a security patch from Google to all Android smartphone users running Android 5.1 and above. It is protection set by Google against factory reset in cases of theft so that no one can use your phone after a factory reset until the person enters the password to the Google account previously set on the particular phone before the hard reset. This becomes hard for any thief to use your smartphone in case you lost it. But at the same time, it can be quite a hell to you in case you forget your pattern or phone lock and you do a hard reset. If you can’t remember what your Google account was, of which many people do forget, then you will encounter this problem with FRP. If you are reading this and you are faced by this problem, Let us go through the steps on how to remove/bypass FRP on Safaricom’s Neon Turbo (VFD 500).
Steps On How To Bypass Frp On Safaricom’s Neon Turbo (VFD 500)
First the moment you power your phone on, You will be prompted to select the language. Select the language and move on to the next step. Go next until where you are prompted to connect your phone to a WIFI network. Connect to a WIFI network that is available and has an internet connection. After everything is connected, move to the next step. Also, read our article on how to factory reset Chinese Android phone with Chinese recovery menu
Now, Under ‘ADD NETWORK’ Click on that and type anything. Just any random letters and long press just like you always do when you want to copy and paste. You will see some options with ‘CUT’ ‘COPY’ ‘SHARE’ and then some three dots for option. Click on those 3 dots and select ‘ASSIST.’ See the screenshot below.
The moment you click or touch the ‘ASSIST’ option, a web browser will open up which will take you to the internet. Exactly, what we want.
Now, Under Google search bar, Search for the word ‘Chrome.’ You will see the Google chrome app just below the search results as seen in the screenshot below
You will be prompted to Sign in. Just decline (Because you don’t have a Google account not yet). search for this website: https://frpfile.com/bypass/. Now on this website, download Google Account Manager 6. This is because Neon Turbo P operates on Android 6 Marshmallow. After you have downloaded this file, click on open on a notification that will come from below. You have to be a little quick because it comes in and disappears in a few seconds and you will not be able to access the APK file you downloaded. Install GAM 6 and if prompted to enable installation from unknown sources.
Enable it and install GAM 6. Now, do the same for FRP Bypass APK from the same website. Download and install it. After the app installs successfully, Click on the ‘NEXT’ button to launch it.
Now, you will see the ‘enter password’ where you are required to enter your Google account password. Now, what we want is first to enter the Google account first before we enter the password. At the top right, you will see the three dots for options menu.
Click on it and you will see ‘Browser sign-in.’ Click on it and agree to Google’s terms.
Now, enter any Google account you remember and a click Next.
Enter the Password and finish up the sign in process. You have to make sure that you have a Google Account that you will use because the initial one you couldn’t remember that is why you are doing an FRP bypass. If you didn’t have any, just create one from a computer or another phone and now use it in this process. After having signed in, Restart your phone and when it comes on, follow the same procedure. Select the language on move on to other next steps and now complete your phone’s set up. You will not be prompted to enter a Google Account again.