Take the 2-minute tour ×
Android Enthusiasts Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for enthusiasts and power users of the Android operating system. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have bought a sony xperia tablet z yesterday.. the showroom dint have the stock right now, so he sold me the demo piece in the display.. it is working fine, so i took it.. but after using it i understand that..it is running some kind of demo settings.. a demo video is being palyed for every 20 minutes.. if i re arrange any icons and go to another screen.. when i came back.. the icons are automatically restored to defaults..similar with volume settings.. how to remove those demo settings.. make it work like usual tablet.. thank you

share|improve this question
add comment

2 Answers 2

up vote 7 down vote accepted

Since you don't have a dialer app in the tablet, Ali Kabiri's answer can't be directly used. But there's a way to get into a mode where you can enter these "service codes". See this blog post for images.

  • Open the Contacts app
  • Exit the initial setup if it pops up
  • Go to Menu -> Settings
  • Long-press the blank space in the bottom of the screen, in the middle (see images in link)
  • A button called "Enter service code" should appear
  • Tap the button to get a "dialer"
  • Enter the code *#*#73556673#*#*
  • Demo mode should now be deactivated!
share|improve this answer
add comment

You can dial *#*#sellmore#*#* or *#*#73556673#*#* and you will not see the demo mode anymore, but a normal retail phone doesn't have demo mode activated... and you have to consider that demo-activated phones doesn't have warranty.

Edit: as Onik said, if your tablet doesn't have dialer application installed,So you have to access the service menu for inserting service commands, so you can do the following as described in the link: Xperia Tablet Z: How to access the service menu

share|improve this answer
    
why did you vote-down the answer? (just want to know) the only thing you have to do is dialing the code on your phone and deactivate demo mode. –  Ali Kabiri Jul 3 at 7:04
4  
Maybe it's because the tablet doesn't have a dialer, so the code can't be entered normally. –  onik Jul 3 at 8:08
    
Yeah that's right, thanks for your information. –  Ali Kabiri Jul 5 at 11:07
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.