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Perform a factory reset on Android Device

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Conversion of language to English from Chinese?

After restoring factory settings of my HTC desire, its language turned to Chinese! I have looked for the setting of reconverting it to English, but I can't find it

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  • Tap the home button.
  • Tap the button in the middle at the bottom of the screen.
  • Scroll up or down to find the cog icon.
  • Tap it.
  • Scroll up or down to the icon with a sheet of paper and the letter "A" inside of it.
  • Tap it.
  • Tap the topmost option.
  • Select the English language by tapping it.
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Lenovo K3 Note boot menu options?

Hi, actually I'm having a problem with my new Lenovo K3 Note mobile phone. I purchased it yesterday and it was working fine till today morning. However, now there's a headset icon showing in the notification panel due to which I'm not able to talk on my phone and I need to talk by putting phone on speaker mode. Due to this reason, someone suggested me to go to BOOT menu of my phone by pressing power button and up volume button. However, the options are appearing in Chinese language. Now, I don't have any idea what should I do to proceed further.. I have tried: Refer to my comments. I think it was caused by: Refer to my comments

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Turn off the phone. Remove the battery, SIM card, and SD card. Wait for about 5 minutes. Put the phone back together and reboot the device. If the headset symbol is still there, you can hard reset the device. This YouTube Tutorial shows you how to hard reset your device.

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I bought an S6, its a fake with a fake Android version?

I'm now in the Chinese boot menu. BB Chip MT6572. MS Board rtech72_we_72_kk. Android Version 4.4.2 . But when I start the phone it says under info it is 5. something

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Watch this YouTube Tutorial on how to hard reset the cloned i9500. You may have to install new firmware onto the device because your message is usually a sign of broken OS. If you do need to install ROM. There are several websites which list the ROM for a cloned phone. Just be sure you get the ROM specifically for your device. Good luck because these clones can be difficult to hard reset.

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Setting Option is not open, and I want to reset factory my phone without this icon?

Hi. when I update my Lenovo smart phone A7000Plus, the message shows that it is complete, but then shows this message: "unfortunately, the process com.Android.phone has stopped.". by two choice: OK , Try to solve. and when I tap any of them, repeatedly appear again and again.. I decided to reset my phone, but when I tap setting icon, that is not open, and just a black screen appears, no hang, I can back to menu (so that is message appear and I have few seconds till next show to use ordinary form to see icons). I decided to factory reset without Android mode! power off and hold power key and volume up button. but language is Chinese! what can I do... Help me please

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This Youtube Tutorial shows you how to hard reset a Lenovo a7000Plus with Chinese language for the menu. If you are failing still even though you are doing everything right, remove the battery for five minutes first. Also, make sure that your phone is charged up to 85%.

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: How do I factory reset an Android Phone with a Chinese Factory Reset Menu

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Perform a factory reset on Android Device
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I can't reset my Android Cherry mobile tab! Where can I find the reset option?

The mobile was locked. I can't remember the password! Thank you

If the phone has been connected to the Internet, you may see the "Log in Google Account" button on the screen that you can tap after you enter several wrong passwords. This will allow you to set a new password.

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If this option is not available, then you will have to erase all of the data on your phone by hard resetting it.

  • Power down your Android Cherry.
  • Press and hold the power button, the "+" volume button, and the "-" volume button for five seconds.
  • Release the three buttons.
  • When the Cherry logotype shows up on the screen, hold the "+" volume button until a menu appears.
  • Navigate to "Wipe Data/Factory Reset" with the volume keys.
  • Press the power button to select the highlighted option.
  • Select "Yes" delete all user data".
  • When the process has been finished, reboot the device.
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How can I reset my phone when its stuck on system update?

When I leave it to charge on its own its stuck on charging mode. Then I turn it off and back on its stuck on system update, how can I reset my phone without deleting the data on it

You must have let the battery completely drain before charging. Remove the battery for 5 minutes and connect the charger without the battery. Then insert the battery back and see if you can charge the phone to 100%. If you turn it on and the System Update is still there then repeat the process but this time leave it on the charger until it is 100% and then turn on the phone while still connected to the charger. See if you have a PC Suite type of program for your phone. Sony, Lenovo, and Samsung all have a PC Companion software to making backing up a device easier. You can also run status checks on your phone's hardware with some of these or hard reset your device using the program.

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How do I Hard Reset my Android phone with Chinese recovery?

Basically, my phone started acting up, and I decided to Hard Reset it. That normally would not be a problem except that the menu is in Chinese. I Googled it and it says that I have to have an option with the letters EMC in the menu which I do not. Can you help me?

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To understand what you need to press, look at the picture below and try to find option 9.

Click this link for some reference

[1] .

Legend:

  1. 1
    Factory model
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  2. 2
    Auto test
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  3. 3
    Manual test
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  4. 4
    Individual test
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  5. 5
    Test result
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  6. 6
    Debug test options
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  7. 7
    Wipe eMMC
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  8. 8
    Version info
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  9. 9
    Reboot phone
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For additional references, go to [2] and click the pen in the search bar to draw a hieroglyph and find a match. It might take some time, but this will help you a lot in discovering your custom menu items!

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If nothing works above, then you can try to start over with the hard reset option. Try to press and hold these button combinations for approximately ten seconds until you see the image of an Android; release the buttons afterward.

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  1. 1
    The "+" volume, "-" volume, and power buttons
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  2. 2
    The "+" volume and power buttons
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  3. 3
    The "+" volume, home, and power buttons
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  4. 4
    The home and power buttons
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  5. 5
    The "+" volume and camera buttons
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Now, if there is no menu, press and release the power button or press and release the power button and one of the volume buttons.

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My Samsung GT-I9000 is in Chinese?

I bought this phone off a Chinese boy who has now moved back to China, and I factory erased the phone because his Google play password was still activated but when I turned on the phone the settings about the WiFi were all in Chinese or Japanese I am not quite sure yet. I don't know which one to select as it's in a language I don't understand please help.

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You need to change the system language back to English. Change Your Android System Language is a VisiHow article with the video that shows you how to change the language. You should have the English version in your Language settings. If you do not, then go to Sammobile, find your device in the list of ROM and pick the US region.

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Hello, are you here? I see an Android man who is lying down?

I need help with me Chinese tab. I can not turn it on

The Android Man laying down is a sign that you are in the Recovery Menu. Sometimes you have to tap an additional button such as one of the Volume or Power buttons. You should also see if you can use the Volume Down button to scroll down.

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Encryption unsuccessful problem, I cannot open my phone in the usual manner?

I have a Kata phone, I just powered off my cell phone and when I turned it on the encryption unsuccessful problem appeared. I click the reset phone, and cleared everything, the cache, factory reset, then tried to reboot it, it reset and after a second the encryption unsuccessful still appeared

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Unfortunately, you have a possible Partition issue or a corrupted SD card. See if you can use the method posted in this Youtube Tutorial. If this does not work then I recommend using a cellphone repair shop.

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How to turn Chinese menu to English menu in recovery mode?

I have Lenovo bl243 phone and I want to reset it. At the time of update, it got stuck on process.Com.Phone has stopped. So I want to wipe out cache memory. Will you help me to do that ?

Can you go into the Settings and choose Clear Data? If you can't even get past the boot up screen then you need to hard reset the Lenovo. There is a Lenovo hard reset in Chinese video above.

My EMMC option doesn't work what I should do?

When I click on EMMC option it doesn't work

Pull the battery for 5 minutes and try again. You may have to do this several times before the phone finally agrees to factory reset.

My phone Micromax A69 stopped with bold symbol?

When I start my mobile, it hangs or stops with Micromax symbol bolt

If you can put your phone into Recovery Mode then choose Wipe Cache Partition. Otherwise, remove the battery for 5 minutes. Try again. If all else fails, you will need to install new stock ROM onto the device.

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Why is it that I can't restore my default program on my phone? (A1 iTechie)?

When I try to format it, the words that appear on my phone is in Chinese language, and the changes becomes worse when I try to get it back to its normal format.

The videos posted in the above answer as well as the Google doc link have the same characters and instructions for the Chinese menu. There is also a VisiHow article posted in the answers about how to change the language of your system should it get stuck in Chinese.

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How to reset an Aftron tablet. When I am trying to reset Aftron tablet, the message was showing like eMMC and another option in Chinese language. Could you give me suggestion to reboot to turn on?

How to reset an Aftron tablet. When I am trying to reset Aftron tablet, the message was showing like eMMC and another option in Chinese language. Could you give me suggestion to reboot to turn on? I think it was caused by: Not restarting my phone and also I am not able to understand Chinese language

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You will turn off the tablet and hold down the Volume Up, Volume Down and the Power buttons. Then once you find the eMMC you will want to hit the Power button to confirm. Watch one of the videos above or consult the Google doc posted in the answers for which characters to choose for the confirmation to hard reset the tablet.

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How do I factory reset a Lenovo tab 2 in Chinese language?

Hi. thanks for your assistance. I have a Lenovo tab 2 and I want to factory reset it because I have forgotten ma pattern password. but the recovery mode is in Chinese so cud you help me what should I do. Mine is different because the article you posted only works on Samsung phone but mine is a Lenovo tablet 2. so I guess the solution must be different.

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I'm stuck with Chinese language on my phone, what am I supposed to do?

I changed it by accident thinking that I could leave the menu but I can only notice 2 words (USB, and PC) and all other words are in Chinese language what am I supposed to do? I have bad English. I can't understand what I'm supposed to do because of Chinese language

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