03-13-2012 07:07 PM
If your tablet is stuck on a boot loop or you forgot your unlock pattern or password. You can hardreset your device via hardware.
Keep in mind this will delete all information stored on the internal memory. it will not delete information on the SD card.
1. With the device powered off, press and hold the Volume up button (keep holding), then at the same time, press and hold the Power button till the Cruz logo appears. You may then release the buttons.
2.Then the Android robot and software package icons will appear on the screen.
3. After you see the Android robot, you will need to access the System Recovery menu by pressing and holding the Power button, then tap the Volume up button once, releasing both buttons right after.
4.In the System Recovery menu, use the Volume buttons to navigate up and down through the menu and highlight Wipe/Factory Reset. Use the Power button to activate your selection.
5. Again use the Volume buttons to navigate up and down through the menu and select Yes. Use the Power button to activate your selection.
6. When done, select "Reboot system now" from the menu. Use the Power button to activate your selection.
7.Your tablet will be restored back to factory state.
| HTC Nexus One / Rooted w/ CyanogenMod 7 |
| Apple iPhone 4 16gb / iOS 5 |
05-11-2012 10:07 AM
You may see it labeled as “Wipe date and cache” instead of Wipe data/Factory Reset