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my android tablet is "owned, setup and controlled by another. How do I change this?

B. Diddy

Senior Ambassador
Mar 9, 2012
Welcome to Android Central! I'm not sure I understand -- is this actually your tablet that you bought, or are you using someone else's? Or are you seeing that message somewhere? If so, where do you see it?


New member
Jul 7, 2013
"owned, setup and controlled by another" what? Another person?

If it was, that person needs to remove their configuration before you can set it up for yourself.

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