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    I don't know if my problem is hardware or software, but I'd like to completely reset it, and it freezes before I can hit the "erase everything" button. It is being recognized by the computer though, so is there any way to reset it using usb? Or is there a way to reset it without being able to get into the settings menu? This is a 32GB 2012 and it's unusable as is. TIA - sheureka
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    Default Re: Reset using computer

    Quote Originally Posted by sheureka View Post
    I don't know if my problem is hardware or software, but I'd like to completely reset it, and it freezes before I can hit the "erase everything" button. It is being recognized by the computer though, so is there any way to reset it using usb? Or is there a way to reset it without being able to get into the settings menu? This is a 32GB 2012 and it's unusable as is. TIA - sheureka
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    Reset your Nexus 7 to factory settings

    To reset your Nexus 7 to factory settings, please follow these steps:

    Note: By performing a factory data reset, all data will be wiped from the device. While any data stored in your Google Account will be restored, all apps and their associated data will be uninstalled.
    Go to Settings > Backup & reset.
    Touch Factory data reset.
    Touch Reset tablet.
    If your tablet is password protected, you'll be prompted to enter your Pattern, PIN, or Password.
    Touch Erase everything to confirm.
    Alternatively, follow these steps:

    If your tablet is on, power it off.
    Press and hold Power until the device powers on, then immediately press and hold Volume Down (while still pressing Power). You will see the word Start with an arrow drawn around it.
    Press Volume Down twice to designate Recovery mode.
    Press Power to restart into Recovery mode. You will see an image of an Android robot with a red exclamation mark.
    While holding down Power, press Volume Up.
    Use the volume keys to scroll to "wipe data/factory reset" and press Power to select it.
    Scroll down to "Yes - erase all user data" and press Power to select it.
    Note: If at any point during the above steps your tablet becomes unresponsive, you can restart it by holding down the power button for several seconds
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