Especially read methods under “How to Unlock Android Phone Without Internet Connection?”
I also have the 2-step verification enabled for my Google/Gmail account and now can’t log in to reset on the phone. Since I can’t receive my code, I can’t login to my Google/Gmail account from a PC either!
I don't want to receive email on my Android device, so how do I remove my Gmail account from it? I realize that I need to have my Gmail account associated to the device, and that I would need to reset the phone to factory settings in order to remove this main account..
But you don’t have to keep an eagle eye on your inbox to stay on top of them. If you use Gmail and an Android phone, you can set up notifications for specific emails so you’ll be alerted the minute its received. Here’s how.