April 19, 2024

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Reset Android – Part 15

You may need to perform a hard reset into factory defaults on your Samsung Galaxy Note. Maybe you are selling it, or even it may happen that your Samsung galaxy Note is behaving erratically. Both situations may be fixed by performing a reset into factory defaults. This operation will leave your Samsung Galaxy Note just as when you took it out of the box for the first time. All your personal data including contacts, messages, installed apps and games will be gone.

An easy way to reset your Samsung Galaxy Note is by using the incuded option inside your Android operative system. You meed to use the settings menu, from your home screen. Inside Settings menu you need to scroll down into PRIVACY option and click it. Inside PRIVACY option you will find  the “FACTORY DATA RESET” button.

A sure way for resetting your Samsung Galaxy Note

This second method involves the following steps:

  1. Turn off your phone
  2. Press and hold the Power, Lock  and Reset buttons for about 15 seconds
  3. A menu will appear listing your booting options
  4. Scroll down and up by using the Volume Down and Up buttons.
  5. Select the Recovery option
  6. Your Samsung Galaxy Note will reboot into the Android logo with an exclamation mark.
  7. At this time, press toghether the Volume Up and Down buttons.
  8. Your Samsung Galaxy Note will change into a black background with some blue text
  9. You can Scroll down with the volume down button and choose with the Power button to select.
  10. Scroll into the Wipe Data & Factory Reset option and confirm it by pressing the Power button.
  11. Confirm again the procedure by choosing YES – Delete all user data. This time you confirm by pressing again the Volume Down button.

It will take a bit of time for your Samsung Galaxy Note to perform the hard reset and reboot.

You may find your MW0821 tablet in need of a hard reset. This will revert the AOC Breeze MW0821 into factory default mode and thus you will loose any data, apps, games or configuration you may have stored inside it. This might prove useful if you want to sell your AOC tablet, or even get it back into functioning state if your MW0821 is working too slow or erratic to be useful, maybe because one or more apps you previously installed left it unstable.

The easy way to hard reset Android on your Aoc Breeze MW0821 is by using the provided mechanism inside Android itself in order to revert it into a factory default state. You can search for the “Clear al settings” or “Factory default reset” options starting from your MW0821 home screen, invoking the SETTINGS menu, and choosing the PRIVACY submenu.

 Hardware Hard reset Android on AOC Breeze MW0821

If you do not have access to your MW0821 operative system, don’t worry: You can invoke the hard reset routine by following the following steps on your Tablet.

  1. Start with your Aoc Breeze MW0821 turned off.
  2. Plug your AC adapter to the wall and into your tablet
  3. When the battery charge begins, you need to press “M”, then “Home” and then “Back”
  4. This will make your Aoc Breeze MW0821 to boot into recovery mode and perform a hard reset.
  5. Wait some seconds until it finally shuts down by itself and resume battery charge procedure.
  6. You may turn on your AOC Breeze MW0821 and you will find it as if just taken out of the box.

The Pivos XIOS DS  is a nice small Android -and Linux–  media box with plenty of power, I/O connectors and possibilities.

The Pivos XIOS DS allows you to run a specially tailored version of LINUX bundled with the acclaimed XBMC Media Player

(As this Linux version is specifically tuned for running XBMC only, it boots ultra fast into XBMC interface)

The XIOS DS also can also be flashed into Android Gingerbread (2.3.x) and even Android ICS (4.x) operative systems, allowing you to run Google Play Store. In the latter, you can also install XBMC as an Android apk.

Actually, the guys at XBMC.org selected the PIVOS XIOS DS as the development testbed for their Android version of XBMC, so it is the recommended hardware platform for it in this early alpha and beta stage.

If you don’t have this interesting media play box, you can grab your Pivos XIOS DS from amazon.com.

Hard reset on your Pivos XIOS DS media Play

If you are running Android on your Pivos XIOS DS then you can always use the RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS option in the SETTINGS / PRIVACY Menu.  But if you want to completely reset your media play box for sure, then you will need to use the following instructions:

  1. Download a  suitable firmware from PIVOS Website
  2. Copy the “.img” file with the firmware into a pendrive
  3. Turn off your Pivos XIOS DS unit and plug the pendrive into one of its USB ports
  4. Locate in the bottom of your Pivos XIOS DS the UPGRADE hidden button and depress it with a paperclip or similar (you will feel at the bottom of it, a button doing the “click”).
  5. While pressing the UPGRADE button, power on your Pivos XIOS DS and wait until a green screen with the Android Robot on it’s side and the UPGRADE TEXT appears.
  6. Depress the upgrade button and wait a couple of minutes for the upgrade (and hard reset) routine to finish

You will be able not only to hard reset your Pivos XIOS DS but also to upgrade eventually your firmware into the latest version by following these instructions!

As usual with any hard reset, all your data will be erased from your LG Optimus S. This might come handy if your are planning to sell your trusty LG phone, or eventually if you are experiencing glitches or slowdowns or even freeze ups on your Android OS. You will effectively revert your LG Optimus S into factory default state,  not only eliminating all your contacts, messages, apps and games, but also regaining all your storage space and get Android responsiveness at full speed back again.

If you still got access into your LG Optimus S android OS, then you can invoke the hard reset function from the “SETTINGS” menu, inside the “PRIVACY” option, where you will be able to start the “FACTORY DATA RESET” routine which will accomplish what you want without any further hassle. But maybe your phone’s  clogged – malfunctioning state is such that you don’t have access to it’s Android menues. If such is your case, then you can try the following methods:

Hard Reset LG Optimus S

This is the ultimate method to perform a hard reset on your LG Optimus S:

  1. Turn your phone off (if the phone is freezed on, then remove it’s battery, wait a couple of seconds and put it back).
  2. Press and hold the “VOLUME DOWN” + “HOME” + ” POWER” buttons. When power turns on, you may release these buttons.
  3.  You need to enter your PIN / unlock pattern or gmail password
  4. Follow onscreen instructions

Alternative solution to hard reset your LG Optimus S

You may download and use the “LG MOBLE SUPPORT TOOL” for LG Optimus S  (downloadable from LG’s Website), install it, and choose the “Recovery Phone” option from the Customer Support menu.

As usual, you can perform a factory default reset (also known as hard reset) on your LG Optimus V by using the appropriate option inside your Android settings menu. This might prove easy and simple provided that your LG Optimus V is still in normal working condition and you have access to it (i.e. you didn´t loose your password,  and your LG Optimus V phone is working ok).

  1. On your Home Screen, get into the Settings Menu
  2. Select PRIVACY option
  3. Inside PRIVACY option choose the FACTORY DATA RESET
  4. Read and confirm each data are that will be deleted.
  5. Press over RESET PHONE

Hard Reset LG Optimus V without access to Android

This second scenario is assuming that you cannot access your Android OS thus you cannot follow the above procedure. In order to start these steps, you need to have your LG Optimus V powered off. If your phone is turned on but freezed and you cannot power it off, please take off the phone’s battery, wait for some seconds and place it back again.

  1. Press and hold the “DOWN VOLUME” + “HOME” + “POWER” keys for at least 5 seconds
  2. When the power turns on, relese those keys
  3. Follow the onscreen instructions to reset your LG Optimus V