a forced reboot/shutdown by removing power (take out the battery, usually).

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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 GooglePlay ...
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Unable to factory reset gt-s5830i

I'm in a big trouble let me explain. I have a GT-s5830i where I installed MIUI, I have also CWM Recovery 5.0.2.8. Now for many reasons I would like to factory reset my device to it's original ROM, ...
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LG G2 proximity sensor

I found a big issue in my LG G2 proximity sensor. During a phone call the screen doesn't turn off and the automatic screen lightness doesn't work. This problems happened many times a day. I also tried ...
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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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How can I factory reset my Android Mini 7100 Phone?

I'm unable to go to recovery mode to factory reset (wipe my cache/data) my Android Mini 7100 Phone (Android GingerBread 2.3.x) because I forgot my phone lock combination. I tried resetting it using: ...
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Factory Reset NYX mobile Android 4.0

I have a Nyx Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, running Android 4.0. I need to do a factory reset, but I'm still not able to do it. How do I do it? I'm able to get the little android man with the red ...
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HTC One m8 stuck in bootloop

I was trying to do a hard reset on my phone, HTC One m8. I'll carefully explain everything that happens: Once I plug my charger, it gives me this screen: About 1 or 2 minutes later, it vibrates ...
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Micromax A120 : Hard reset time required

My Micromax A120 phone was stuck in a boot loop due to improper flashing of custom ROM. Finally after a lot of efforts, I could access the recovery mode and 'Wipe Data/Cache Partition'. Now, it has ...
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How to hard reset a Pipo s2 tablet?

How to hard reset a Pipo S2 tablet? I know there are 2 steps: Get into the part where the tablet shows you the "dead" android icon. Get into the real menu from which you can choose to do an HARD ...
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Overmax Basecore 10 ii (reset/firmware reset/recover)

There’s an overmax basecore 10 ii tablet which is in need of repair or updating. So I thought that a factory reset will be enough, but it seems there is a little hitch, no volume button on the device :...
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Wipe eMMC not working

Lately my Allview A4You's software has crashed : multiple overlaying errors stating that (I guess) all of the processes of all the apps had stopped working. It happened out of the blue. I hadn't ...
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Sony Xperia Z locked screen, no internet connection, does not connect to computer

I have a bit of an issue with my old Sony Xperia Z phone. A couple of months ago I lent it to a friend (now ex friend) who decided she would change the pattern lock. When she returned the phone she ...
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Lg magna keeps on turning off and then gets stuck on lg logo

my Lg Magna android works fine.. but 5days before it started to boot and then got stuck on lg logo.. i tried to hard reset it..! now after 5 days again i am facing the same problem..! this time took ...
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How to reset my LG Rumor Reflex if I forgot security pin

How do I hard reset my LG Rumor Reflex? I forgot my security PIN, please give me steps to fix it.
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Unable to pass through setup wizard

I had deleted the Google keyboard app and was using a third party keyboard app on my Motorola Nexus 6. Just now, I hard reset my phone and come to know that there is no default keyboard installed; ...
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Recover encrypted photos

I had recently recovered my stolen lg l16c and had to factory reset to unlock How do I decrypt my SD card photos
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Tablet not responding after restart

Here is my problem, I was trying to use screen mirroring with my Xperia tablet, not working with the tablet but working with my phone.... all of that to say I restarted the tablet to try to get it to ...
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Logicom L-EMENT 501 Revovery Mode

So guys i got this phone Logicom L-EMENT 501 and i would like to access to his recovery mode. Already tried power button + volume- and power button + volume+ but still couldnt access to recovery mode....
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How can I reset my rca viking pro 10 inch

I need to know how to reset my RCA Viking Pro 10.1 tablet running Android 5.0. It is asking for a lockscreen password after installing a VPN for Northwestern University but we cannot remember what ...
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What is hard reset and what is factory reset?

It is mentioned at XDA Developers that one should do Factory reset or hard reset. I'm a bit confused about what is hard reset? Factory reset I suppose is using the option in settings to reset phone ...
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4.1.2 Factory Reset Fail — mkdir /data/app fail. err is -1

So, I have a rooted (may have reverted by now, cannot be sure, will explain why below) 4.1.2 Android, Kruger&Matz LIVE 1. Full story is this: Went to bed at about 19 (really tired after working) ...
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Reformatting tablet from ZIP file

I am trying to reformat a tablet for a friend which seems to have some virus on it. Doing a hard reset has had no effect; there are still strange apps and behaviour on the device. It's a generic ...
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How to restore Sony Xperia M when asking for password to decrypt storage?

My sister came up with her phone asking for password to decrypt storage and she said she didn't set any password. I can't put the phone on USB Debugging cause i don't have access to phone settings. I ...
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How to hard reset a Galaxy Tab S?

I cannot login to my Samsung Galaxy Tab S anymore and want to perform a hard reset. Googling the question yields to many answers which follow the scheme: when switched off press Home + Volume Up + ...
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Factory reset disabled by server policy

My phone (LGL15G running 4.4.2) has been behaving suspiciously, and since it is relatively new and I do not have any important data on it, I thought it would be best to wipe it. When I select ...
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Disable Android lock-out (un)feature

Unfortunately, someone thought is was funny to mash my lock screen buttons (phone fell out of my pocket while sitting on the floor), which required me to sign in via my Google account. Now normally ...
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How to perform a factory reset without access to owner profile?

I recently bought the RCA Voyager 7" tablet from Walmart. I opened the settings app and added a slide password to my device. When I was finished I clicked 'OK' and the settings app closed and a ...
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can't do hard reset

I have Nexus 7 from 2012. Some time ago I had problem with it and did hard-reset. For several months it worked fine, but now it just restarting all the time. I can't even go to Recovery Mode, ...
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Hard Reset and Factory Reset is not working anymore

When I am trying to do factory reset, my phone only restart. And I cant perform Hard reset because if I want to go to recovery mode, it will restart only. I seems like the recovery mode is destroyed. ...
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Editing the apps within factory reset

Much like flashing a new custom Rom that's been de bloated, there are some factory apps, and some are stripped. My question is, can you edit the apps that are within the factory reset? So when you DO ...
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How to hard-reset samsung galaxy ace

I am trying to reset the phone, and when I reach the Android menu, I have a yellow alert at the bottom: can't access to /system/csr/PTR/system Any ideas what should I do? Thanks :)
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319 views

Huawei Mediapad M1 won't hard reset

I just bought a used Huawei Mediadpad M1 and it still has a lock screen from the seller. Unfortunately he won't write back any more so I need to hard reset it. I found in the forums these steps: ...
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Galaxy Tab P1000 wont start even after Hard Reset

I got a Samsung galaxy tablet P1000. My Phone shutdown yesterday all by itself even though the battery was fully charged. After that I tried to switch it ON but it would not so I tried Hard Reset. ...
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Fixing Lg Optimus fuel

My mother locked her phone and forgot the password. I have explored well known options, but both trying to hard reset the phone and logging in with her google account don't work (b/c she forgot her ...
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Getting around the lock screen and cannot reboot to do Hard reset

I purchased a ZTE Z970 MetroPCS phone from ebay sold as "For parts - Broken". The battery was drained completely when I received the phone. When I charged it for a bit and tried the Power + Volume Up ...
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Samsung Galaxy s2 can't hard reset

I have a Samsung galaxy s2 and i was trying to wipe it clean by doing a soft reset, but now i can't start it anymore it only shows the start up screen when i try to turn it on. I have no way of doing ...
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Sony Xperia Z Hard Rest

I was given my mom's old Sony Xperia Z and I tried use the factory rest to clear all the data on the phone, but all it did was delete some apps, but they are still, photos, videos, music and other ...
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HTC Desire 500 dead

I have dead HTC Desire 500. When I boot it normally it shows white screen with the HTC logo on it, vibrates a few times and stays that way. When I boot it in recovery mode to do a factory reset, when ...
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M8 Box Hard Reset Issue

I just hard reset my M8 amlogic box to add a new community bills update but now it will not reboot. There is power on the box but no feed to the HDMI so nothing comes up :( Any ideas on how to fix ...
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How to unlock my HTC desire 816 w after too many pattern attempts?

I got my phone locked after too many pattern attempts. Now it is asking me to enter my Gmail credentials. I tried that too but nothing is happening. I have active data service but it is not enabled ...
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Is there any way to put a password to avoid someone from hard resetting my phone?

I have a Moto G, and I am very careful in protecting my data. I currently use CM Security App from the Google Play Store and it's very helpful in taking a photo to a person who tried unlocking my ...
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HTC One x Not responding to hard reset

I am using HTC one X and it turned off itself and its not turning on i tried hard reset , still nothing is happening , not even charging LED is glowing .Help me out please
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my phone stuck in Samsung logo

i am using Samsung galaxy pocket Android 4.0,but now struck on Samsung logo.i have done hard reset.but remains in same state.please help me out...
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How do I hard reset my Samsung Galaxy S2?

I have forgotten my password. I have seen some answers to similar questions, but they are all the same. I have tried these, but it always asks me for my password, which is the reason I can't get into ...
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bsnl is709c android tablet is not booting up [duplicate]

My BSNL penta IS709C tablet got locked after too many unlock attempts. After that I tried to hard reset by pressing BACK + HOME + MENU buttons together with the power button but in vain. Tablet ...
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Data still in storage after factory reset

I am trying to sell my Note 3 and performed a factory reset both from the Home + Power + Volume Up menu, as well as the settings -> Factory reset menu. Both approaches seem successful at resetting ...
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What should I do if my (Exynos SM-N900)Note 3 has bootloop?

I have experienced bootloop, it only shows SamSung Logo... And if I download ROM from SAMobile, how do I know if that Rom is not corrupted. Also, how do I know if Odin is stuck/hang or not? Because I ...
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HTC ONE hung and can not restart the phone

I have a HTC ONE. While using the phone it got hung. And when i tried to use the power button the Display as well got switched off. Now When i try to hold the Power button for ten seconds and try to ...
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Samsung S3 Cannot Enter Recovery Mode, and Can't Boot Up Either

I'm trying to fix a Samsung S3 which has been stuck on the boot logo continously, and cannot boot up. The phone keeps displaying the logo (which says "Samsung" and the phone model) when the power ...
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Craig CMP741e boot-looping

Craig CMP741e is stuck in boot loop on the Android logo. When I try to install or mount I get read only errors and I have tried almost everything to recover/reset the tablet. There are no key ...