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06-06-2014 01:07 PM
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    Default Possible to factory reset with screen not working?

    Is it possible to wipe date/factory reset the N5 if the screen only barely lights up a dull grey? I got a replacement but I have to send this one back and cant reset it the normal way.
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    Default Re: Possible to factory reset with screen not working?

    Are you saying nothing shows up on the screen, or that things are just really dim? If the latter, try booting into Recovery Mode and selecting Wipe Data/Factory Reset, if you can see it.

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    Default Re: Possible to factory reset with screen not working?

    Nothing at all shows up on the screen. I press and hold power until it shuts off but it immediately reboots.

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    Default Re: Possible to factory reset with screen not working?

    try using google device manager on another phone to wipe your phone
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    It says unavailable in device manager. Is there a way through ADB?

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