HTC Desire 12s
If you want to delete the Google account from a Desire 12s 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 continuation.
When delete the Google account from Desire 12s we deactivate the FRP (Factory Reset Protection) of the operating system Android 8.1 (Oreo), this is a protection that links the HTC Desire 12s 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 HTC, 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 Desire 12s and look for the section called “Accounts”, click to access this section.
3- Third step:
All accounts linked to this HTC Desire 12s 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 HTC Desire 12s will appear. Press “Remove account” to continue.
5- Fifth step:
A confirmation message will appear to avoid removing an account from the HTC Desire 12s 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 Desire 12s to its factory state and thus eliminate all data from the HTC, 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 HTC Desire 12s and erase all your data from the system settings.
Another more drastic method to erase the Google account in a HTC Desire 12s 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 HTC 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:
HTC Desire 12s is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 154.2 x 72.7 x 8.3 mm (6.07 x 2.86 x 0.33 in), a weight of 150 grams, , a screen size of 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~74.8% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~282 ppi density).
It has a processor Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Adreno 505, a RAM memory 3 GB / 4 GB and an internal memory of 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM.
The HTC Desire 12s comes from the factory with the Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system.