LG Volt

If you need to Reset Android on your LG Volt device, in this tutorial we will explain how.

Reset Android on LG VoltMaybe you just forgot the lock pattern, or your LG Volt have started to present performance issues. Maybe you want to sell it or give it away, and therefor you need to have it wiped.

There are two very simple methods to achieve this. These methods will give you a clean Android operative system, and return the LG Volt to it’s out of the box condition.

To use the first method to reset android you will need to have access to the Applications menu of the LG Volt. If you don’t have access to your mobile, use the second method to reset android.

Before using any of the two methods that we will explain to reset android, please check that the battery of your LG Volt is at least 80% charged. It is also convenient to do a backup of your data, if possible.

Soft Reset Android on LG Volt using the Applications Menu

To reset Android on your LG Volt by software, go to the Applications Menu on your phone and follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Applications Menu -> System Settings -> Backup & reset
  2. Tap on Factory Data Reset
  3. Tap on Reset Phone -> Erase everything and OK to confirm.

Hard Reset Android on LG Volt using hardware buttons

  1. Make sure your phone is turned off
  2. Press the following buttons, holding them down at the same time: Volume Down button + Power button
  3. When the Factory reset processing screen is shown, let go of the buttons at the same time.
  4. With the volume buttons navigate to the Wipe data/Factory reset option. Select this option by pressing the Power button
  5. Navigate to Yes – delete all user data and press the Power button to accept.
  6. The phone will now start the Factory reset process.

By now you should have been able to reset android on your LG Volt, using either of the methods described.

Google Nexus 7

There are two oficial ways to reset Android on Google Nexus 7, version 2013.

Google Nexus 7Any of those ways will ensure that your Android Tablet will go back to it’s factory settings. They only differentiate from each other in the steps you have to execute for each of them.

You will decide which one to use depending on the status of your Google Nexus 7.

If you have full access to it’s menues, you will use the method that uses software to reset Android on your tablet. If, on the other hand, you do not have access to your Google Nexus 7, for instance if you forgot your lock pattern, you will have to use the method that uses hardware to go through with the steps.

Independently of the method you will use, make sure the battery of your Google Nexus is charged at least at 70%, so that your device does not power off during the procedure.

Reset Android on Google Nexus 7 using software

To reset Android using this method you will ned to have access to the Settings menu of your Google Nexus 7. Follow these steps:

  • Go to “Settings
  • In personal, touch “Backup & Reset
  • In Personal data touch “Factory Data Reset
  • Touch “Reset Tablet
  • If your tablet is password or PIN protected, you will be asked to enter it at this point.
  • Touch “Erase Everything” to completely clean your Google Nexus 7 device.

Your device will reset itself and by the time it goes back on it will be as out of the box.

Reset Android on Google Nexus 7 using hardware

  • Turn off your tablet
  • Press and hold down the Volume Down and Power button at the same time until the word “Start” shows up on the screen
  • Use the Volumen Down button to move down through the menu until “Recovery mode
  • Press the Power button to select “Recovery mode“. At this point a red Android robot will show up on your screen.
  • Keep holding down the Power button and press the Volume Up button
  • Use the Volume Buttons to move up and down the menu to “Wipe data/Factory Reset” and use the Power button to select the option.
  • Use the Volume Buttons to scroll down to “Yes –  erase all user data” and select the option with the Power button.

If at any point your tablet becomes unresponsive, you can restart it by holding down the power button for a few seconds.

You’re done! You have now reset Android on your Google Nexus 7 tablet!

Samsung Galaxy Fresh

In this tutorial we will show you how to reset Android on the Samsung Galaxy Fresh, a device that runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Samsung Galaxy FreshThere are two ways to hard reset Android on a Samsung Galaxy Fresh device. Which ever you decide to use will leave your mobile in the same state as it was out of the box, giving it a fresh start.

The method you will use to reset Android will depend on if you have access to the applications Menu of the Samsung Galaxy Fresh or not.  To use the first set of instructions we’ll provide the hard reset will be applied using options available in the Applications Menu, you will therefor need access to your mobile. If you don’t have access to your mobile, maybe because you forgot the lock pattern, you will need to use the second set of instructions.

Before starting with any of the two methods be sure that your battery is charged at least in 80%, to avoid any sudden powering off. It is also recommended that you do a backup of your data, if you have access to your Samsung Galaxy Fresh OS.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Fresh, using software

To reset Android using software is really simple. You just have to access the following menu optons on your Samsung Galaxy Fresh:

  • Menu -> Settings -> User and Backup -> Factory Data Reset
  • Click on Reset Phone and then Erase everything

 Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Fresh, using hardware buttons

  • Turn off your device
  • With the Samsung Galaxy Fresh being turned off, press the Volume Up , Home and Power button at the same time.
  • When a menu appears on the screeen, choose the option Wipe data / factory reset by moving up and down with the Volume buttons, and selecting with the Power button.
  • Confirm the operation by pressing the Power button.
  • Select Reboot

You have now reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy Fresh, and will have a phone in the same state as if out of the box.