Acer Iconia Tab A500
If you want to delete the Google account from an Iconia Tab A500 either to sell your terminal, give it to a relative or friend, recycle it or if you have decided to switch to another Google account, you can do so by following the steps indicated below.
In the following sections, we will provide you with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions to perform this process safely and effectively. You'll learn how to unlink your Google account and how to make sure your personal data is protected during the process.
When delete the Google account from Iconia Tab A500 we deactivate the FRP (Factory Reset Protection) of the operating system Android 3.0| 3.2| planned upgrade to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), this is a protection that links the Acer Iconia Tab A500 to a Google account so that when it is rebooted or blocked due to loss or theft, ask for the Google account username and password.
Table of Contents:
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
1- First step:
To delete the Google account go to the settings of your Acer, it is the icon of the gear wheel, the settings icon should be on the home screen or in the phone menu, you can access the main menu by dragging your finger from the bottom to the top of the screen.
2- Second step:
We go down through the settings of the Iconia Tab A500 and look for the section called “Accounts”, click to access this section.
3- Third step:
All accounts linked to this Acer Iconia Tab A500 will appear, including in addition to Google accounts the rest of social media accounts such as Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, etc. Click on the account you want to unlink from this device.
4- Fourth step:
The data linked from this Google account (or the one you have selected) to the Acer Iconia Tab A500 will appear. Press “Remove account” to continue.
5- Fifth step:
A confirmation message will appear to avoid removing an account from the Acer Iconia Tab A500 by mistake, click on “Remove account” again to confirm. All data on this account will be deleted from the device.
After you delete the account, you may want to reset the Iconia Tab A500 to its factory state and thus eliminate all data from the Acer, to do this from “Settings” click on “System”, then “Reset settings”, then “Factory data reset” and finally “Delete all”.
This is the method for unlink Google account from Acer Iconia Tab A500 and erase all your data from the system settings.
Another more drastic method to erase the Google account in an Acer Iconia Tab A500 would be doing a hard reset or factory reset. It is a drastic method because in addition to deleting the Google account it resets the Acer to its factory state and has to re-optimize all applications which takes more time than a simple deletion of Google account.
About the device:
Acer Iconia Tab A500 is a tablet with dimensions of 260 x 177 x 13.3 mm (10.24 x 6.97 x 0.52 in), a weight of 730 grams, , a screen size of 10.1 inches (~64.3% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels (~149 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A9, a graphics card ULP GeForce, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16/32 GB.
The Acer Iconia Tab A500 comes from the factory with the Android 3.0| 3.2| planned upgrade to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system.