Refer here: http://www.satechhelp.co.za/6045/Hard-Factory-Reset-Vodacom-Power-Tab-10 instead
- Turn off your Vodafone VF 1296
- Press and hold both Volume Up and the Power button until the Android System Recovery menu
- Scroll to 'Wipe data/ factory restore' (scroll with Volume Down)
- Confirm selection with the Power button
- Scroll to 'Yes---delete all user data'
- Again, confirm with the Power button
- Wait until you see Wiping complete
- Short press the Power button to 'Reboot now'.