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How to Reset Android Tablet

If you find yourself on the go with a need to keep the items you are carrying limited and small in size, you may find that an Android tablet is a perfect device to take wherever life leads you. If your Android tablet needs to be reset, how can this be done effectively?

To reset an Android tablet, complete a data reset by selecting ‘Erase All Data’ under settings, hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ buttons simultaneously and follow the on-screen instructions, or complete a soft reset by holding down the ‘Power’ button until the device shuts off and turns back on.

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Android tablets are known for their versatility when it comes to having a device that can easily be on the go without having to worry about having a laptop in tow but also giving you more screen space than a phone can supply. If your Android tablet isn’t operating as it normally does or is having obvious complications, a reset may be in order. To see how to reset an Android tablet as well as other solutions, continue reading below.

How to Reset Android Tablet to Factory Settings

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Setting any device to its factory settings is a way to restore the device back to the state it came straight from the manufacturer. Whether you are the new owner of a used Android tablet or are having issues big enough that no other solution will work, a factory reset may be exactly what is needed to wipe all data from the device. To see how to reset an Android tablet back to factory settings, read on.

To reset an android tablet back to factory settings, go to ‘Settings’ and select ‘Reset.’ From here select the option to ‘Erase All Data.’ You will then select the option to ‘Confirm’ the reboot which will then cause all data to erase.

How to Reset Android Tablet Firmware/Software

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The firmware or software on an Android tablet is the operating system which controls the device and over time, this firmware, or software, is updated and improved to fix various bugs that may exist within the system or improve the operating abilities of the system entirely. If you are looking to reset the firmware or software on your Android tablet but don’t quite know where to start, read on to see how this can be done, continue reading below.

To reset the firmware or software on an Android tablet, simultaneously hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ button on the device until you see a menu pop up. Once you see the menu, click on the option to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’ and press the ‘Power’ button to commence the reset.

When considering the firmware or software of any Android tablet, it is important to realize that the operating system your device is running on cannot be reset without erasing all data from the tablet. If you would rather update the software or firmware rather than reset it, this can be done through the ‘Settings’ of the tablet. If you see that an update is available, download and install the update and once the process is complete, the firmware will be reset.

How to Reset Android Tablet Forgotten Password

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In the world today, most individuals will have a slew of different passwords that unlock a variety of different devices or grant them access to various profiles to which they subscribe. With this being the case, it is inevitable that users will forget certain passwords from time to time, but when it comes to an Android tablet, forgetting such information means being locked out of the device entirely.

To reset an Android tablet when the password has been forgotten, complete a reset of the device by holding down the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ buttons together until you see the on-screen option to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset.’ When complete, a new password can be reset.

If you know the Google account which your Android tablet is linked to, know that you can reset the password without having to wipe the device of its data. To retrieve a forgotten password, simply click on the option ‘Forgot Password’ and a link will be sent to the Google account the device is linked to so the password can be set without having to erase important data on your tablet.

How to Reset Android Tablet Pattern Lock

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One great feature of many new devices is that you don’t have to set a standard numeric or alphabetical password, but can set a password that is actually a physical pattern, creating a code that is even harder to break for those trying to reach personal information on the device. If you have an Android tablet and are wanting to change the pattern lock that was previously said, how can this be done?

To reset an Android tablet pattern lock, go to ‘Settings’ > ‘Security’ > ‘Screen Lock’ > confirm the previous pattern that was set > select ‘Pattern’ > create the new pattern > then confirm the new pattern on the following screen and save the sequence inputted.

How to Reset Android Tablet With Broken Screen

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As anyone who owns an Android tablet knows, one of the most convenient and versatile features is that you can utilize anything within the device through it’s touch screen. However, when the screen of an Android tablet is broken, this may cause issues with the screen’s response to touch, making it difficult to reset the device. If you are wanting to reset your Android tablet and the screen is broken, is such an action possible?

To reset an Android tablet with a broken screen, you can manually reset the device by holding down the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ buttons together. Follow the on-screen prompts to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset’ by selecting the option with the ‘Power’ button.

If you are able to reset your tablet by using the above method, once the process is complete, you should then move forward with either replacing the screen or moving the content of the device to an operating tablet. Without an operational screen, you will not be able to access content within without connecting the device to a monitor or PC.

How to Reset Android Tablet With Volume Button

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There are ways to internally reset an Android tablet, but if you have a screen that is not working or prefer a method that is a bit less involved, you may be wondering if there is a way to rest your device by using only the buttons on the tablet itself. If you are looking to reset your Android tablet with the volume button, can this be done successfully, and if so, what do the steps look like?

To reset an Android tablet with the volume button, you will have to hold down the ‘Volume Up’ button as well as the ‘Power’ button until you see the option on the screen to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset.’ You can then select the option using the volume buttons and ‘Power’ button.

How to Reset Android Tablet From PC

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Android tablets can be reset internally if you know the password to the device or they can be reset by holding down a sequence of buttons on the device. However, if you do not know the password to the tablet and the external reset is not working, you may be looking for another method to reset your Android tablet. To see how to reset your Android table from a PC, continue reading below.

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To reset an Android tablet from a PC, download Android Multi Tools and click on the download once installed. From here, connect a USB from the tablet to your PC and click on ‘Wipe Data’ and click ‘Enter’ and restart the tablet if you are not able to immediately unlock the device.

How to Reset Android Tablet Pin

As previously noted, there are multiple methods to creating a password that go beyond an alphabetical or numeric combination. You know that you can set a pattern lock for such a device, but you can also set a pin, which only requires numbers to access the content within the tablet. If you have a pin set that you are wanting to change or have a new-to-you tablet that needs a new pin, read on to see how this can be easily reset.

To reset an Android tablet pin, go to ‘Settings’ and click on ‘Personal.’ From here you will go to click on the screen lock type, which will be ‘Pin’ and you will enter the current pin. You will then type in a new pin, confirm it, then select ‘Ok’ for the pin to reset and save.

How to Reset Android Tablet Without Google Account

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When using an Android tablet, you will connect your Google account so that all of your accounts can be linked across various devices without ever having to worry about integrating information from other locations. This Google link works to protect your personal information and allows users to control their Android tablet from other devices as well, but if you are wanting to reset your Android tablet without knowing the Google account linked, can it be done?

To reset an Android tablet without a Google account, you will need to reset the device externally. To do this, simultaneously hold down both the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ buttons and select the option to ‘Wipe Data/Factory Reset,’ and confirm this selection to reset the device.

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How to Reset Android Tablet Without Volume

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It has been explained previously that an Android tablet can be reset by holding down the ‘Volume Up’ and ‘Power’ buttons together, but if you are looking to reset a tablet that has a malfunctioning volume button, what can be done? To see how you can reset an Android tablet without a working power button, take a look below to see how this process can be done quickly and effectively.

To reset an Android tablet without using the volume button, go to ‘Settings’ and select ‘Reset.’ From here select the option to ‘Erase All Data.’ You will then select the option to ‘Confirm’ the reboot which will then cause all data to erase and the device will reset.

How to Reset Android Tablet Without Losing Data

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The bulk of this article involves resetting an Android tablet, but the type of reset that is described involves erasing all data that has been stored on the device, reverting the tablet back to its factory settings. If you have an Android tablet and want to reset it without losing data, you may be wondering if such a technique is possible. To see how you can rest an Android tablet without losing data, continue reading below to see how this can be done.

To reset an Android tablet without losing data, you will need to complete a soft reset. To do this, hard press the ‘Power’ button on the device and allow it to completely shut down and power back on. Once back on, the reset will have completed and all data should still be there.

To reset an Android tablet, complete a data reset by selecting ‘Erase All Data’ under settings, hold down the ‘Power’ and ‘Volume Up’ buttons simultaneously and follow the on-screen instructions, or complete a reset by using a PC to reset the device without any internal or external action.

ReadyToDIY is the owner of this article. This post was published on March 18, 2022.

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