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    Default Need to do a *true* factory reset...

    My tablet is rooted. As the heading says, I would like to do a true factory reset, not this "wiping data without wiping data/media" stuff. More like a unlocking the bootloader and watching your life flash before your eyes kind of wipe. How does one do that?

    I did a factory reset from recovery, including wipe data. I even did it from regular settings where it tells you everything will be wiped and it booted into recovery and still left everything is there. Short of just going into my internal SD card folder and just deleting everything, is there another way to do it?

    At this point, I'm just curious. I'm taking all this as a sign that I shouldn't do it.

    Thx.

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    Default Re: Need to do a *true* factory reset...

    What recovery are you using?
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    Default Re: Need to do a *true* factory reset...

    TWRP

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    Default Re: Need to do a *true* factory reset...

    Wipe remotely using free AndroidLost from the Play Store perhaps?
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    Default Re: Need to do a *true* factory reset...

    Quote Originally Posted by gnr_2 View Post
    TWRP

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    Can you format the SD card from TWRP? That would be your best bet.

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    Default Re: Need to do a *true* factory reset...

    Good ideas. Will look into both. Thx

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