How can I reset my Android phone completely and just start over

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How can I reset my Android phone completely and just start it over?

I don't remember my pattern code or my Gmail account info. I have an ex husband who is dead, and wanted me not to get into my phone, so he changed all the info on the phone.

You will need to perform a Factory Reset to completely restore the phone. This will remove the password lock and return the phone to its original settings. A Factory Reset is, in essence, a way for your phone to "start over." To learn how to perform a Factory Reset, follow the steps in this in-depth VisiHow article.

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I don't have an email account, how can I make one? Then how do I open my Tablet?

Because of many pattern attempts, and I don't have email account, it is hard to make a Google account?

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My brothers Tablet RCA will not unlock with whatever I need and I need to know how to reset it?

The pattern he forgot and I tried unlocking it with Google and will not let me please help me reset it

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I need to Factory Reset my phone..please help me, how can I do it?

I locked my phone attempting too many pattern locks..Now my phone won't open and the internet is also switched off.

Please reference the link in the first answer provided in this Q&A, on how to Factory Reset your Android phone. That article includes detailed steps, screen shots, and a list of every possible pattern you can use to reset any Android phone that can be reset with hardware button presses.

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However, keep in mind that some phones require a software reset. In such cases, you will need to contact the device manufacturer, and get them to email you the firmware update package. Additionally, they will provide you with a link to download a third party tool, that you will need to install on your computer in order to complete the installation.

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