LG G8x is now updated to Android 11. It was launched in November 2019 with Android 9 Pie. Being a flagship device it has received 2 major updates in its lifecycle.
After this new Android 11 update, the old FRP bypass method does not work. Now, we need a new method to get past the Google account verification on LG G8x.
The Factory Reset Protection on G8x gets enabled when you reset the phone using the volume down + power keys via Recovery Mode. During the device setup, we need to verify with the lock screen PIN/Pattern/Password or with the previously synced Google account.
Let’s see how to reach the G8x home screen when stuck on the Google lock screen –
I was locked out on my LG G8x due to the forgotten lock screen password. The only option left was a hard reset using the volume down & power keys.
After the reset, I’ve reached the “Welcome” screen of the setup wizard.
Let’s tap the “forward button” to complete the device setup.
On the following page, we need to set up the new second screen with or without a notch. Click “Next” to proceed further.