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A common hard reset steps for Android powered devices

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When a screen-lock (pattern, PIN or password) is lost or forgotten, an Android powered device can be hard reset to restore factory defaults and thereby clear the lost of forgotten screen-lock credentials together with all user data and apps. While there exist few other key combinations used by different manufacturers on different Android device models, there is a combination that is used by most Android model. Scroll to the answer sections below for the steps on this reset key combination.

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Forgotten pravicy password mobicell touch please
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I've tried what you have listed but it keeps on staying at start up screen plz help
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It has wiped the data and I have managed to reset the factory settings, but now it is at the welcome screen. Wanting me to connect to Wi-Fi etc
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i have done all the steps to reset my Telefunken 1013GIQA tablet. When i select reboot it still ask for the pin to unlock it.
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I'm getting the same problem. How do I solve it?

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  1. Turn off your Android powered phone/tablet
  2. Press and hold both Volume up and the Power button until it turns on' See other combinations here http://satechhelp.co.za/3548/Access-Android-Recovery-Virtually-Android-Smartphones-Tablets.
  3. Scroll to 'Wipe data/ factory restore' (scroll with Volume Down)
  4. Confirm selection with the Power button
  5. Scroll to 'Yes---delete all user data'
  6. Again, confirm with the Power button
  7. Wait until you see Wiping complete
  8. Short press the Power button to 'Reboot now'.

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