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Hard reset your Android phone or tablet when you forget the passcode or lock pattern

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How do I hard reset my tablet back to factory settings?

I forgot my pattern code I tried holding down the power and volume up buttons,but that is not working.

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A factory reset on my Proscan Android tablet is needed?

Can I get a factory reset because I can not find my pin number. I have tried: Holding down the volume and the on and off button at the same time with which the keypad only pops up. I think it was caused by: Hitting the wrong button on the setting menu

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I tried to factory reset my TracFone and get the passcode?

I tried to factory reset my TracFone and now it has a McAfee mobile security screen and I don't know the passcode, it is a second-hand phone, and I have no way of contacting the previous owner. It keeps going back to the security screen, and I tried 123456 and it doesn't work

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I don't know PIN for reset factory?

My tablet program doesn't open and say has been stopped

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Hard reset your Android phone or tablet when you forget the passcode or lock pattern
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On Samsung Galaxy Tab E, I am trying to do a complete factory reset?

I am trying to do a complete factory reset. I cannot get through on any keys to access the menu; it only shows the WiFi and welcome/language screen.

You will need to power down your Tab E first. Please follow every step in this generic Samsung Galaxy tutorial to hard-reset your Galaxy Tab E.

I'm doing everything instructed it still won't reset?

I've tried through settings and with it off....not resetting. I have tried: Everything. I think it was caused by: Virus

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Need to reset, It is a DOPO DP717?

Did not put in a password and tablet asking for one. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: I don't know my mom might have hit it by mistake

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I can't perform a Wipe Data/ Factory Reset because I don't have that option, what do I do?

I can't perform a Wipe Data/ Factory Reset because I don't have that option, the options I have when I do that are:. Reboot Droidboot. Reboot. Recovery . Power Off. Can you tell me what I need to go forward with?. Thank you in advance

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Get to factory reset my boot menu has recovery, reboot?

Boot menu has recovery mode, restart bootloader, normal reboot no factory reset

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Android is stuck, the screen is on the factory test boot mode?

I have multipad 4 ultimate 8.0 3g and it was working great. stupid me; when it was on and in the menu, I hold power and volumes (up+down) then it goes to a black screen with yellow text on it "full test - Item test -...." I think it was factory test. I could not exit that mode and I think I tried the full test and I stuck in the headset test and it say to press the headset key and I just have headphone which does not have any key so. could you please help me to exit this mode and go back to normal. I afraid to lose my date by removing the battery. this is the screenshot:. there is reset hole on the back

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Android rebooting? Need help to wipe the phone so I can sign in with an additional Google account?

I've tried to do a factory reset but I can't access my phone still whatsoever because it is saying a previous Google account was synced and I don't know the password, any chance you could help, please?

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ASUS Pad 10 ME102K won't reset what should I do?

ASUS Pad 10 ME102K I bought second hand still has a password I try and do the factory reset, however, it never works just turns back on like nothing happened.

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How can I perform a FULL factory reset on a Busbi 7 that won't accept my Google log on?

I created a passcode/maze pattern, forgot it, got it wrong too many times then it took me to the screen asking for my Google account. I must have changed the password since setting it up as it won't allow me to log in with current password combination. Please advise How can I get this resolved. Thank you.

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Hello, thelockI have tried all the combinations of keys to do a factory reset and nothing happens except it takes the lock screen again ?? anything el?

Same as above. I don't think it gets anymore straightforward than that. The article is on ways to perform a hard reset when you have forgotten your security pattern on an Android device. I have tried: I have tried all the options given in the article. volume keys, power key. I think it was caused by: I forgot it. this is an old phone I have decided to use because I lost my grand prime

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I have dapo tablet and the screen reads "Android is upgrading - optimizing app 2 of 37."?

I tried the reset button but it does the same thing when it tries to reset. Now I don't know how to fix it. I tried holding the volume + and the power but not working.

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