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Perform a factory reset on Android Device

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I cannot reset my Android phone because all the options I've told to select are not there. how do I go about resetting it?

Well I have tried following the instructions on this site but all that's shown on my phone's screen is username, password, sign in and emergency call. please help

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If you are trying to reset the phone back to factory settings. this is because you are need to enter the button combination while the device is turned off in order to reach the reboot menu on your device successfully.Did you know that not all Android devices have the same way to reset? Some requires you to use a PC companion nor a reset button that you need to poke using a needle.

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How can I get into a boot menu of my spreadrum Samsung phone?

My phone fails to show a boot menu when I press vol up+home and power buttons and only show a blank screen and afterwards turns on.what can I do?

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Ensure that you are not making the common mistake of pressing the combination while the device is turned on. This combination should be done while your device is turned off in order to bring up the boot menu.

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I Hard Reset my Android Tablet, but there is an error?

A "!" in side a red triangle under of the Android

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It simply means that you are entering the system recovery menu.Turn it off again by pressing the power button and re-do the following steps:

NOTE: This deletes all apps and data. Make sure you are fully charged.

  • turn off device
  • press the following:

power button

volume button (up/down or both)

home button (if any)

look for a reset button/hole

  • release buttons when you see logo
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • use volume buttons to scroll and power to select
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • choose reboot now

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I can't get the recovery menu to do a Factory Reset?

I get to the Android icon for Factory Reset but I don't get the recovery menu so I can't continue. Tablet is Ferguson regent 10 running Android 4.1

In order to be able to reach your boot menu you are going to need to follow the instructions that I will lay out below in order to help aid you in the process of hard resetting your device fully to get past the password error:

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-Power off your device

-Hold the volume up + Volume down key + power button

-Release these buttons on the boot menu

-Use the volume key to highlight the option to Factory Reset/wipe data

-Press the power button to make the selection

-After the reset is complete use the volume keys to highlight the reboot device option

-Press the power button to make the selection

After all of this is complete your device will in fact reset itself with the new settings and no data on the device.

The above questions are from the following wiki...
Perform a factory reset on Android Device

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How do I Factory Reset my hkc Tablet?

I cannot Factory Reset my Tablet. I attempted my pattern to many times and now it wants me to login with my Gmail but is not letting me connect to the internet to do that.how can I reset it?

The only possible way to use your Tablet now is by doing a Hard Reset. This will delete all apps and data on your Tablet. Do the following:

  • turn off Tablet(charge it full first)
  • press the following:

power button

volume up/down or both

home button (if any)

or look for a reset button/hole

  • release buttons when you see a logo (your Tablet's name)
  • choose wipe data/Factory Reset
  • choose yes--delete all user data
  • choose reboot now

If the method above does not work on your phone, please send your Tablet to the nearest service center to get it reflashed with a new firmware.

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How can I Factory Reset a GT-T9500?

If you can still turn the device on and reach your settings, do the following:

  • Open your Settings app.
  • Navigate to and tap Backup and reset.
  • Tap Factory data reset.

If you can boot it up, but it keeps restarting or doesn't make it past the manufacturer's logo, you will need to get it repaired. Boot loops occur when your software won't allow the hardware to complete the boot up process.

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If you can't turn the device on at all, you'll need to get your phone repaired; broken hardware will not be fixed by a Factory Reset.

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I can't remember my user name (email), because of too many patterns attempts I forgot my password?

How can I open it, my unit is My phone Phablet

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How can I open my Android cellphone?

Wrong pattern password has been entered

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Can a Tablet be rebooted in a general way?

Cannot find the software for specific Tablet, and the CD has outdated information.

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I have achon 7 tablet. I do not know the email address or password when I reset the tablet?

Following instructions to do a factory reset, I am asked to enter email address that was used to set up tablet first. I enter it and then asked password and then asks for email address again. Its going round in circles

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How to reset screen password of my phone A848g?

I already did the 1st and the 2nd step on the YouTube video and followed the steps on resetting the password but still not working...My phone is "My Phone A848g

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I have a China mobile. Android co model gt-t9500 is pattern locked, what can I do?

When I go for reset from power and vol {+ -} it's giving me the same type of option 1 full phone test 2 view phone test result 3 item test 4 Bluetooth 5 calibration 6 exit, please help

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Unlock while in airplane mode when too many tries occurred and passwords will not access Google accounts, did not want to lose content, but need my tablet open so if that is the only way then OK?

Cannot unlock because pattern was entered wrong too many times and it happened in airplane mode, and my passwords will not let me in either. I am reading now how to do it with the boot thing on this page.

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My Android tablet is not opening properly, when I turn it off and on it only shows the Kitkat model and the tablet model, then afterwards nothing is happening, the screen is just black

I don't know what to do, my first choice is to format it

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Phone doesn't open even when switched on?

My Karbonn k10 got infected with virus, it opens sometimes and sometimes it didn't. I formatted the memory card and other things on my phone, now it opens up but instead of getting on, a white screen with horizontal black lines appear after turning on and it gets switched off again. what to do?

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I can't turn on my telephone, can you tell me?

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I want to format it, please help me?

My tablet PC k10 does not even get charged, I want to format it, please help me

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