Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

How to delete the Google account in Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

If you want to delete the Google account from a Xperia Z1 Compact 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 Xperia Z1 Compact we deactivate the FRP (Factory Reset Protection) of the operating system Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)| upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop), this is a protection that links the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 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 Sony, 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.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

We go down through the settings of the Xperia Z1 Compact and look for the section called “Accounts”, click to access this section.

Settings accounts Android

3- Third step:

All accounts linked to this Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 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.

List accounts Android

4- Fourth step:

The data linked from this Google account (or the one you have selected) to the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact will appear. Press “Remove account” to continue.

Remove account Android

5- Fifth step:

A confirmation message will appear to avoid removing an account from the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact by mistake, click on “Remove account” again to confirm. All data on this account will be deleted from the device.

Confirm remove account Android

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After deleting Google account

After you delete the account, you may want to reset the Xperia Z1 Compact to its factory state and thus eliminate all data from the Sony, 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 Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and erase all your data from the system settings.

Another more drastic method to erase the Google account in a Sony Xperia Z1 Compact 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 Sony to its factory state and has to re-optimize all applications which takes more time than a simple deletion of Google account.

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About the device:

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is a mobile/cell phone with dimensions of 127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm (5.0 x 2.56 x 0.37 in), a weight of 137 grams, , a screen size of 4.3 inches (~61.8% screen-to-body ratio) and a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~342 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, a graphics card Adreno 330, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact comes from the factory with the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean)| upgradable to 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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