Article ID : SX665902 / Last Modified : 12/26/2019

How do I turn off the Xperia device protection?

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    Remove your Google account(s) from the device to disable device protection.

    Android™ 9.0

    1. Find and tap SettingsAccounts.
    2. Tap a Google account.
    3. Tap REMOVE ACCOUNTREMOVE ACCOUNT.
    4. If this is the only Google account on the phone, you'll need to enter your phone's pattern, PIN, or password for security.
    5. Repeat the procedure for additional accounts.

    Android 8.x

    1. Find and tap SettingsUsers & accounts.
    2. Tap a Google account.
    3. Tap REMOVE ACCOUNTREMOVE ACCOUNT.
    4. If this is the only Google account on the device, you'll need to enter your device's pattern, PIN, or password for security.
    5. Repeat the procedure for additional accounts.

    Android 6.0 or 7.x

    1. Find and tap SettingsAccounts & sync.
    2. Tap a Google account.
    3. Tap REMOVE ACCOUNT REMOVE ACCOUNT.
    4. If this is the only Google account on the device, you'll need to enter your device's pattern, PIN, or password for security.
    5. Repeat the procedure for additional accounts.