A factory reset results in a full reset of an Android device to the original settings of the currently-installed ROM.

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My T-Mobile LG Optimus F3 P659 is bricked after attempting to flash

I was trying to flash a new ROM on my LG Optimus F3 P659 and it restarted like it should and displayed: Fastboot mode started udc_start() It shouldn't do this because it means my phone is bricked. ...
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Can I use my adoptable storage chip after a factory reset

I need to do a factory reset of my android marshmallow phone, but I use adoptable storage. Will I be able to use the adoptable storage chip with the apps installed after I do a factory reset?
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HTC Stuck at “Processing…” after Factory Reset (Rooted then Unrooted)

I was testing rooting on my old HTC Desire 626 before trying it on my current phone. However, after rooting with Kingo Root I realized I needed to do a couple things with it unrooted first. So I ...
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Help, I rooted my lg volt 2 and I factory reset it. I need help getting it back to working

Okay, so I am new to this whole thing. My lg volt 2 will boot up and I can go past the accessibility section to the "set internet connection" part, after I set internet connection the phone is stuck ...
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Why cant i get my nobis 9 tablet to boot past the emblem screen

My Nobis tablet is stuck on the emblem screen and won't boot past the emblem screen and I don't know what to docan you help?
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Android One Stuck in “Checking Connection” after Factory Reset

I did factory reset to my Micromax Android One (Canvas A1). Before resetting it was running Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 with July 2016 security updates. Now when I reboot the device, after language and ...
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Device not detected after factory reset via MTP and works after hot pug

Performs a factory reset when Nexus Device is connected to windows 7 via MTP. After factory reset device is not detected in windows. However after plug out and plug in device got detected.Issue not ...
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Samsung Galaxy Core Prime wont turn on

My Samsung Galaxy Core Prime wont turn on. It goes past the Samsung logo and then goes to the metro pcs sign, but it stays there vibrating until it dies. It charges but wont go past the metro pcs ...
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One Touch Fierce has black screen even after factory reset

So this happened all of a sudden... i was casually listening to music then the screen turns all black for no reason... so i tried rebooting and still nothing.. just a black screen after the metro pcs ...
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How can I update to Android 6 after reset?

I have an HTC M9 which i had to reset to factory settings and now my android 6 update is gone and some of the apps i want to re-download are incompatible. I tried checking for updates in settings-> ...
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Locate Samsung phone that has been factory-reset

My Samsung phone was stolen, and it was factory-reset by the perpetrator. How can I locate it, since the data has been reset?
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“E:failed to mount” on Samsung Galaxy J5 after factory reset

I have Samsung Galaxy J5, and after I do a factory reset, I got this error message E:failed to mount /data (Invalid argument) can't mount '/data' (Invalid argument) E:failed to mount /data (Invalid ...
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Factory resetting repeatedly

I did the factory resetting of my galaxy grand repeatedly (2-3 times) due to hang- up problems. Is it possible to recover the data which were in the phone memory before first resetting?
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Alcatel One Touch Factory SD mount reset

I have a alcatel one touch phone. I bought it from ebay. It was in great condition. Working perfectly and downloading. I added my account to it (you know for things like google play store and other ...
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Factory resetting a locked chinese clone without a built-in recovery (Android 4.4)

Being the only knowledgeable person in reach, I was asked by this lady to reset this phone after the owner forgot its password. It's an unnamed model apparently powered by a Spreadtrum SoC and built ...
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Old Venue 8 tablet. Missing keypad

My daughter thought it would be cool to put a Russian keyboard on the Venue tablet. She didn't uninstall it correctly and now no keypad shows up. We cannot unlock it. I have tried going to the Play ...
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Admin profile locked on Android 4.4 KitKat tablet

My daughter has locked my admin profile on my our tablet and there's only her user profile open but I can't reset from there. tried the volume up button and power on to reset my tablet but nothing ...
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Rebooting or Recovering While Phone is Locked

So my phone has a broken power button, but a few days ago my phone starting having major problems. Essentially many apps started acting up or not working, including my volume power app. After the ...
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shut down of xolo era x automatically when phone is in not in use (inactive)

I bought xolo era x 15 days back but few days ago, it began to turn itself off when phone is in not in use (inactive mode). I did factory reset 2 times but problem still persists.
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What will I do if my phone won't turn on and can't charge

I have an MT6572 Device, It won't turn on and even won't charge. I can't access to recovery, but whenever I plug it into my PC, some sort of sounds goes in my PC, just like a sound when you are ...
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How to factory reset a Yxtel G928?

The information I could find online about how to wipe all user data from a Yxtel G928 was confusing and not easy to find, in long confusingly written forum threads like this one, so I'm writing it up ...
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Android Decrypt SD Card after Factory Reset

I have a Galaxy Note2 device, Android 4.4.2, in which I have my extCard encrypted using the settings option, for a force majore I had to reset factory settings. now i can't access my important files ...
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Lenovo Yoga 8 stuck on erase screen after hard reboot

Lenovo Yoga 8 is stuck on the Erase screen after Format and cache clearing by hard reboot. My Lenovo Yoga8 tablet is automatically switch off, when I try to switch on its stuck in booting just ...
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I just reset my android phone, how do I recover my Chrome bookmarks?

I just reset my Moto G, hoping that the Chrome bookmarks would be synced to my account but they haven't and I lost them all. They were extremely valuable and I want all of them back. Please let me ...
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Is is enough to do this as to hide data?

I had an optimus vu(sold) and i wanted to encrypt data but found no such option on it. I directly resetted it then started filling it up then resetted (did this process 3 times). Is it enough to make ...
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Phone stuck on “Sign in with a google account that was previously synced on this device”

My Motorola Moto G3 was stolen yesterday (a man on a moped grabbed it from my hand). When I got home I changed my google account password and then went to Android Device Manager and requested that the ...
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Is all data lost after factory reset?

I had an LG Optimus I phone (LG E410f) with Android (can't remember the exact version now, but I believe it was 4.1.2) -- and I had OI Notepad pp installed (app home is here). There were some very ...
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Using a mouse during initial setup

My phone is an Alcatel onetouch 3. The screen is cracked and completely unusable and the phone has been factory reset. Is there a way to use a mouse during the initial setup so I can use it to ...
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Factory reset on mako with broken digitizer and TWRP installed

I want to factory reset a mako with a broken screen and digitizer so I can sell it. The device is rooted and there is TWRP recovery and Cyanogenmod installed. As the screen and digitizer are broken I ...
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Phone hard-resetting after battery died once. Is it bricked?

While factory-resetting my Micromax A120, my phone battery died. I charged it up and switched it on. I see the Android bot has come up again with the nut rotating, indicating it is still resetting. ...
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How to factory reset a android sunrise

My Phone is an Lg Sunrise and it wont let me factory rest nor is the volume down and lock button working so what else could I do
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Hard Reset Fail on huawei mediapad

When i tryed to Hard reset my Huawei Mediapad the Android logo apears but when it gets to the loading on 10% Big red FAIL apears and small yellow text says Update Failed Press the Power key for 10 ...
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Sony M4 Aqua hard reset

My Sony Xperia M4 aqua seems to be corrupted. It does boot but settings, internet, network, contacts doesn't work. I tried to use the factory reset method ( volume + power) but it doesn't seem to work....
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remove Gmail Account on Pre-Owned Galaxy s GT-I9000 used to activate mobile [duplicate]

Hard Factory Reset on Galaxy S GT-I9000 firmware version 2.3.3 Build Gingerbread doesn't delete or remove previous owners Gmail Account on my Pre-Owned Samsung Galaxy S GT-I9000. All Apps have ...
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htc816g “no command” problem

i tried updating my htc 816 g it got stuck in the middle of the update saying "no command"? i even tried the factory reset but nothing is working. Please help as soon as possible.
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Make sure my app is on after factory reset

I'm making an app that I intend to put onto a bunch of tablets before giving them away in a give away. However obviously the people who get the tablet will use there google accounts, so is there ...
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RCA TABLET RCT6773W22 frozen screen

Its frozen on the RCA screen with the 2 white dogs.. It the tablet doesn't have volume button on it how can reset it or what can be done
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Wipe Android phone before selling [duplicate]

What is the smartest way, before selling a mobile phone, to be sure that no one will be able to access my data? In my case we are talking about an LG G4.
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Phone Factory Reset without carrier apps

I am trying to reset my phone (Samsung Galaxy X Cover 3) to factory defaults, using "Settings->Backup and Reset->Factory data reset". However, there is a step that the carrieer (Orange) has added, it ...
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How do I export Telegram contacts to my phone?

I'm new here. My little brother accidentally touched the "reset factory" button in settings, and now I don't have my contacts on my phone! I have 1500 (almost 400 business) contacts with more than ...
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How to factory-reset a tab that has no volume keys?

I forget the unlock password of my tablet. I try to factory reset but it doesn't have a volume key it have only the power button. So how do I reset my device?
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Complete copy of phone's root folder include sms messaging database?

Today, my lame-o ZTE Obsidian on the T-Mobile network tried to update its system software and is now stuck in a boot-loop. Tried numerous fixes to no avail. I have no problem with a factory reset, but ...
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Why does my phone show “Android is upgrading…” dialogue whenever I switch it on?

I am using Infocus m260 (running Android 5.0.2) from the last month. I don't know what happened, but sometimes when I am using the device, it gets switched off automatically and shows this dialogue: ...
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After doing a hard reset, there's no Play Store

I had some problems with Play Store and Play Services so I did a hard reset but there's no Play Store when I reboot it. I tried to manually install it along with Play Services but it won't work, it ...
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Google contacts [duplicate]

I'm using an android phone (Samsung core prime) and all of my contacts numbers saved in 'google contacts'. There are no contacts in my 'phone storage' or 'sim card'. Now, my question is, if I reset my ...
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Has all my data really been deleted from my HTC? [duplicate]

I recently sold my HTC One A9 to a mutual friend. It had been upgraded to Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 so I was using the HTC on that for a while. Before I sold it, I did around 3 factory resets to ...
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After factory reset Market keeps crashing on Galaxy S2 on ICS

My phone was stuck in a bootloop, so I had to factory reset it. Now a new problem has arisen, which is that the Play Store is gone, and I am back at Market but it won't open and keeps crashing. Please ...
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Android Nexus 5 “Reboot&Wipe loop with hang” — Can't flash system

My Nexus 5 recently "soft-bricked" itself on an update, and I can't seem to get traditional methods via adb/fastboot (windows pc) to work. My phone is unlocked, and I have the necessary files in the ...
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Navigate recovery menu on Maxa navigate recovery menu on NAXA bid-7014 tablet with no volume up and down buttons running Kitcat 4.4.2

I have a quad core tablet running kitkat 4.4.2. I have the FBI ransom were virus on it and there's only one button the virus overlay prevents any access to soft buttons for volume up down and so ...
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LG G4 factory reset data corruption?

I was factory reseting my LG G4 and my phone powered off. It wont boot up now. I know some versions of the LG G4 have a boot loop problem. I was wondering though if since it was shut off in the middle ...