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Perform a factory reset on Android Device

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The screen won't do any when you tap it?

Why won't the Tablet screen tap or do anything?

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Depending on the model of your device, there are several possible reasons. You might have a button that is stuck, in which case fiddling with and unsticking the physical buttons of your Tablet could prove to be the solution you need. If you have a hold switch on your Tablet, that could be a possibility as to why your screen isn't working. Just disable that to start using your Tablet again.

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You might also have a software issue that is gumming up the works. Try resetting the device to factory default settings to regain access to your Tablet. note that this will delete all of the data on the device. You can find a guide for how to complete this process in the main article.

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My Android phone gets wet in my bathroom then next day I repair so the get hang then I turn on the won't turn on I see the logo of a phone then gets black out

Please I don't know my phone get damaged maybe the batteries or the result of being wet in the bathroom so the parts of the phone get laggy, hangs and don't work properly. I have tried: I tried to look on the internet so I held the power button I clean up and heat. I think it was caused by: I think the batteries but I'm not sure because ever night I sleep I charge my phone 9 hours so I think the problem is the battery?

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My Galaxy tab 3 is stuck in a boot loop on the Samsung logo, I can access the menu to wipe data a reset but the following options screen will only allow me to select "no" as the volume button moves the cursor 2 places with each press, missing out the selection I need?

How do I get around this without going down the PC update route?

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Yes, it is possible with some recovery menus to have this bug. Press the volume down button and ignore the fact that your option is not highlighted. Just count the times you have to press the volume down button to get to the option, do it, and press the power button. Even though the option will not be selected visually, it will work.

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No power button reboot of Android device - tablet Android device assistance?

Hi, I have a Vodacom power tab 10 which is on the factory mode screen that only allows me to move up and down, I can't select to reboot the device and my power button is broken. As my power button has been removed altogether making normal functions of my Android device more complex than it should be. I have tried: Holding down both up and down volume buttons until I reached this factory mode area of which I cannot select to reboot my device. I think it was caused by: The fact that my power button is broken on my device

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My Android phone touch screen is not responding?

Yesterday my phone got wet so I put it in dried rice, I took it out today, my phone powers on but the touch screen is not working and every time I'm touching the screen it says "Process system is not responding. would you like to close" and I am pressing OK but it is not working.

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MY phone is rebooting I can't see reset when scrolling volume button?

I can't see reset when scrolling volume button

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If you are absolutely certain you are scrolling down as far as you can and if you still can't see the option then it is possible that the software on your phone is corrupted. It is time to take the phone to the store and get the device repaired or replaced.

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The Android guy with red triangle appears but no boot menu?

How do I get to boot menu if pressing up and down keys does not work

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I tried hard button restore and it just sits on the restore screen and doesn't progress?

I am trying to hard button restore a Galaxy S4 because I have forgotten the PIN and when I start it, it goes to the restore functionality but just sits in download and doesn't progress the restore

Instead of pressing and holding volume down, home and, power buttons at the same time (this initiates the download mode), you will need to press and hold volume up, home, and power buttons until you enter the recovery mode. From there, you can navigate to "wipe data/factory reset" with the volume button and select it with the power button. Confirm your action with "Yes -- delete user data" and reboot your smartphone by selecting "reboot system now".

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Android Tablet Frozen at Acer/Android Boot Screen?

Hi, I have an Android user (Iconia tab 10) tablet and it is stuck at the boot screen. I have tried Hard Reset through the menu, wipe/factory setting, install update from USB, nothing seems to work. any advice?

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After updating to Marshmallow, the Home Button and few other stopped working?

I'm unable to receive calls, unable to access notifications, quick toolbar, home button. Please advise.

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Go to recovery mode press power button screen shows "Google" and a padlock?

How to get to Factory Reset when the screen goes back to "Google" with a padlock after I get to recovery mode from "start" so from recovery mode press power button goes back to "Google"?

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I am on my phone and it is not frozen, I am on home and I can't click the buttons to do my password, it is not frozen but none of the buttons will work?

I am on my phone and it is not frozen, I am on home and I can't click the buttons. I am on home and I can't click the buttons to do my password it is not frozen but none of the buttons will work. I accidentally took a screenshot now the phone is stuck white. How do I get it off? It is just stuck white. I don't know what to do! I really want my phone. All I see is white before I took the screenshot I was trying to turn off my phone but it wouldn't turn off, so I could restart it. How do I make the phone work? If I click the button to make it go black and turn it back on it's still just white. Well my phone is Apple and it is just stuck white, I tried turning it off, it won't. I have tried: I tried turning it off. I tried clicking the buttons but nothing works. I think it was caused by: Lag? I have a lot of space left so I don't know. I was closing the tabs out and then I clicked the button to turn it off clicked it back on and boom whenever I click the buttons it will not work.

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How to get a menu in boot loader? STRAITS MOBILE China?

I have got a China mobile in which there is no home button, instead, there is a touch only. When I try to enter the menu in boot loader I couldn't, it shows exclamation mark

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When I try to hold down the buttons and it powers up I get like a rocket with a red triangle and it won't let me go any further?

When I try to hold down the buttons and it powers up I get like a rocket with a red triangle and it won't let me go any further

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My kids FastTouch won't allow a connection to the WiFi, any suggestions?

Under WiFi settings, it won't even find my local in-house WiFi

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I have used any and all numbers I have as well as Gmail accounts to try to get into or around the sign in process and have gotten nowhere what else can I do I can't get to any other setting

I was given this device and have done the reset and hard erase and reboot and still can not get around Google sign in. I have gotten to the send a text to a number and hit send, but even after multiple attempts texts were never received. I'm sorry I may have overlooked the heading. which article should I refer to

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My Samsung S6310 gallery won't open. What happened?

My phone was working fine until the other night when my gallery won't open, it just keeps on saying " not enough space.. delete some files". I deleted all the downloaded apps and transferred all of my files to my SD card but it stayed the same, my gallery still won't open. I already did the hard reset but it didn't work. Could you please help me with this? Thanks.. I have tried: I visited some forums and did what they have advised like deleting all the downloaded apps and moving all my files to my SD card. I even tried the factory resetting but it didn't work. I think it was caused by: A bug maybe?

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The screen on my iRULU victory 4 is clear it has no color. Is it white like the reverse negative?

The screen is white. The icons look as if the screen is a photo negative. I have tried: Reboot. Backup reset. Took the battery out and replaced it. Tried to download another app of the internet. I think it was caused by: I was texting and the screen went white. The phone works properly with no problems. It is the lack of being able to see images

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How can I fix it without taking it to a shop?

I had dropped it on concrete one day and it cracked, but it still worked but the next day I dropped it in a dishwater and put it in rice for 5 days. It would cut on but when I touched the screen nothing moved and today it still doesn't work. I have tried: I've tried rice but it only half worked, I tried to cut it off for 2 weeks it only worked for 5 minutes then the screen stopped working again.. I think it was caused by: When I dropped it in the dish water

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