Hard reset or factory wipe is a method of formatting any Android device ( tablet or mobile). By doing hard reset all the apps and files that are installed or created by the user will deleted. Even the memory card will get formatted. So before going for hard reset or factory swipe, it is suggested to remove the memory card if you do not want data to be erasedSponsored
For simple factory reset the process is follows:
- Goto settings -> Back & reset -> factory data reset
After factory reset, only pre installed apps and files that came with the device will remain on it.
Hard reset info :
To do hard reset first you have to enter into Android system recovery menu by pressing combination of buttons on the tablet. In the recovery menu select option “wipe data/factory reset” and click on it as shown in the image below.
Enter into the sub-menu. There you will find another option “Yes — delete all user data” . Select it and your tablet will get hard reset.
To enter into recovery menu you have to press few buttons on the tablet in a sequence / press combination of buttons on the tablet and the sequence is not same for all the tablets. Tough one or more tablets can have same button sequence. Here we are listing the sequence for few tablets to be enter into the Android recovery menu.
|Tablet Company||Method||Other info|
||Press Power button, as soon as logo appear continuously press and release volume down button||See working video|
||Press and hold DOWN VOLUME key+POWER key+BACK key||See working video|
||power button + home button||See working video|
||Power + Volume down + Volume up|
||Press power button, as the logo appear continuously press and release volume down button||See working video|
||Power + Volume up button together||See working video|
||Press and hold Power until the device powers on, then immediately press and hold Volume Down(while still pressing Power).||See working video|
||Press and hold Power until the device powers on, then immediately press and hold Volume Up and press and release the volume down.||See working video|
||Press the power and shortcut button together|
||Press the volume down + power button together|
||Press the power button + back button together|
||Hold down the volume button ( +,- ) and then press and release power button but keep pressing the volume button|
- Chinese tab cannot be hard reset by pressing key combination. To hard reset Chinese tablet see the instruction here.
- If the tablet does not have volume buttons then press the power button for 30-45 second to enter into recovery mode
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