How does Google Device Protection work?

Google Device Protection is enabled automatically when you add a Google account to your phone and set a Lock screen. When an unauthorized reset gets performed on your phone, you

What does Safe Mode do?

Safe Mode runs the phone without any 3rd party applications, but without wiping the device, allowing testing.

How do I protect my device from malware?

Do not download from unknown or untrusted sources, and keep your device up to date whenever a system update is available.   If you need any further assistance with this