Dell Venue 8
If you want to delete the Google account from a Venue 8 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 Venue 8 we deactivate the FRP (Factory Reset Protection) of the operating system Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), this is a protection that links the Dell Venue 8 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 Dell, 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 Venue 8 and look for the section called “Accounts”, click to access this section.
3- Third step:
All accounts linked to this Dell Venue 8 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 Dell Venue 8 will appear. Press “Remove account” to continue.
5- Fifth step:
A confirmation message will appear to avoid removing an account from the Dell Venue 8 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 Venue 8 to its factory state and thus eliminate all data from the Dell, 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 Dell Venue 8 and erase all your data from the system settings.
Another more drastic method to erase the Google account in a Dell Venue 8 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 Dell 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:
Dell Venue 8 is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 212 x 130 x 9.8 mm (8.35 x 5.12 x 0.39 in), a weight of 292 grams, , a screen size of 8.0 inches (~67.3% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 800 x 1280 pixels (~189 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor Dual-core 2.0 GHz, a graphics card PowerVR SGX544MP2, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16/32 GB.
The Dell Venue 8 comes from the factory with the Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system.