If you ever have serious problems with your Android device, or if you plan to sell it, you might need to perform a factory reset. Here, we’ll teach you how to perform a factory reset on Android. We’ll also discuss how data can be recovered after a factory reset. What Is a Factory Reset? A
At certain times, you may find it necessary to restore your Windows computer to factory settings. Maybe you ran into malware and need a fresh start, or perhaps you plan to sell your computer and wipe it clean. Whatever the reason, we’ll show you what to do. Here’s how to factory reset your HP laptop.
Long ago, to wipe your Mac and restore it to factory settings you had to boot into Recovery Mode, open Disk Utility, erase and repartition your drive, then reinstall the whole operating system over the internet. This often took hours. On iOS, you can do this in a few taps, so shouldn’t it be as
Factory resets can solve a number of Windows issues. If your computer is far slower than it once was, you’re dealing with malware that won’t go away, or plan to sell your machine, a factory reset is the most convenient solution. Depending on your setup and installed version of Windows, you have a few different
Desktops aren’t the only devices that pick up viruses. While it’s not a common occurrence, Android devices can indeed suffer from malware. If you do get a virus, you could perform a factory reset to get rid of it, but that means you’d lose all your data. Your photos, saved games, text messages, and everything
iOS is widely regarded to be one of the more secure mobile operating systems. It’s been designed from the ground up to be secure, and consequently has avoided many of the security threats that have plagued Android. The few threats that exist for the platform tend to be centered around jailbroken devices or ones that