Before you give your handset to repair shop or buy new handset, please try the following procedure to repair your device. First charge your battery more then 70%, backup your important data like phone-book, message, email, images and settings and in most cases take out SIM card and SD card. After doing hard reset not possible to recover your data, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on a external device, hard drive, raid system media or SD card.
How To Hard Reset Acer Iconia Tab A100
You may have to execute a reset if your Tab is not able to answer when keys are pressed or the display screen is tapped. Perform a hardware reset by using a pin or paper clip to press the button inside of the pinhole at the lower right corner of the tablet. You should feel a slight click when pressing and releasing the button. Make sure your pin actually contacts the button and is not too tight in the pinhole. The tablet will reset.
Acer Iconia Tab A100 Clean Boot Technique
Warning: This will remove ALL data on the tablet, but not the MicroSD card.
If I remove an app, rename a file, update an app or do anything else, these changes are not saved when I reboot the tablet. Anything I delete comes back! And it starts updating all the apps again. I'm afraid to turn it off!
Then reset your tab following the process From the homescreen,
- press Menu
- press Settings
- press Privacy
- press Factory data reset.
- Then press Reset tablet and Erase everything.
Your tablet will now be restored to its original factory settings.
After a certain number of wrong entriess, you will be presented with an option to reset your pattern. press forgot pattern? then enter your google
account username and password.
important note: You must have an google account on the tablet. If not working do a clean boot.