Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0

Repair information for the 7" Android tablet by Samsung. Fixing this device is straightforward, and requires only common tools. The Samsung Galaxy Tab is an Android-based tablet computer produced by Samsung. The 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab is the first model in the series. It was introduced on September 2, 2010

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forgot screen lock pattern

galaxy tab p1000. i have forgotten my unlock pattern .can any one help please ?

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reject pattern

by Saddam Hussain

i forget my google accound & i don't know what is my back up pin code.....!!

Now what can i do..???

by Mohammad Sayeed Khan

I remember my google account, but it said the username or passoword incorrect, what should i do

by Saw Thanda Aung

it wont let me off the locked screen to go to reset

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john dowler, I would suggest a reset:"if you are able to turn on the Tab

Factory data reset

Use Factory data reset to return your device to its factory defaults. This setting erases all data from your device, including your Google or other email account settings, system and application data and settings, and downloaded applications. After a reset, you’ll be prompted to set up your device the next time you turn it on.

1. From the Home screen, Settings, Privacy. (check the box "Back up my data", Un-check the box "Automatic Restore", this can be checked again after the reset,

but may restore the settings/data that was causing problems)

[best to restore things one at a time & check to see if the problem has returned]

2. Touch Factory data reset, then follow the prompts to perform the reset.

If you are unable to turn on tab

Hard Reset

This setting erases all data from your device, including

your Google or other email account settings, system and application data and settings, and downloaded applications. After a reset, you’ll be prompted to set up your device the next time you turn it on.

1. With the device off, press and hold Volume Down and Power.

2. Release the Power button when you see the Samsung logo, but continue to hold Volume Up until the recovery screen appears.

3. Use the Volume buttons to navigate the menu and select wipe data / factory reset. Press Home to choose the selection.

4. Press Volume Up continue.

The Galaxy Tab should then go through the hard reset process. from here. Hope this helps, good luck.

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i am so happy , the instrutions were easy for my age to understand whichi i will be 60 and it worked, i wish phoooooooones were that easy now i am hooked on samsung. thanks

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can you please tell me how to unlock a table 2 can you please tell me.

i need it really bad please tell me because my dad had a reack i need to texe my mom.

i beg you bad plaease i will give you a milliam dollar please. thanks you !!!!!!!

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I got patten too my tab

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S3 will have a shape followed by a pin code.

if you forget both then expect to reset as per the above instructions

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Do a hard reset as advised above.

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If you want a hard reset that erases everything then hold the Power button and the Up Volume Button. When you see the "Samsung" title then let go of the power button but only that button until the android guy comes up. Go to the "wipe data/factory reset" one by using the volume buttons to move up and down. Click on it with the power button. Go down to the yes the same way and click on it. If you don't want that and want to save everything than I can't help you. You might be able to back it up on a computer than hard reset it but I don't know if the Samsung is same as Apple in that way.

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I whant back up pin my tab was screen locked

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If this fails, you can unlock your tablet using these steps:

1. On the unlock screen, enter your unlock pattern

2. After five attempts you'll be asked to wait for 30 seconds. Tap OK

3. If your phone display goes off, tap the power button and unlock your screen.

4. ap Forgot pattern? If you haven't set up a Google account you won't get this option, instead you'll need to reset your tablet

5. Enter the username and password of your Google account, tap Sign in

6. You'll be asked to create a new screen unlock pattern. If you don't want one, tap Cancel

To reset your tablet:

1. Turn your tablet off

2. Hold the volume down key

3. Turn your tablet on

Using the volume down key, highlight Wipe data/factory reset and press the power key to select

5. Press the volume up key

The reset is now complete.

Note: Resetting your tablet will clear all the data stored, data that's stored on your SIM is safe.

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Halo my email address is right and my password but I tried and it says I run out all of my attempt can you help please I have a 7inch Samsung tablet

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Halo my email address is right and my password but I tried and it says I run out all of my attempt can you help please I have a 7inch Samsung tablet I changed the password but stil it does not want to work please help

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how to unlock a tab 2

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a pattern code i forgot

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which device do you have?

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galaxy tab p1000. i have forgotten my unlock pattern .can any one help please ?

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The Galaxy Tab is off, batteries are still available at least 80%, hold the button in sequence, Vol Up + Power, until the screen turns on, then release the button simultaneously, if true, then the Recovery Mode will appear.

Wipe cache & data > yes > reboot.

Done...

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I forgot my pattern telephone

And i cant open

What should i do???

Im very tired..

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sumsung ka pattren bhol chuka hai please help kijye

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You must factory reset and wipe all data on the device returning it back to its original "out of the box" state.

Try this:

With the device off, press and hold the “Volume Up“, “Home“, and “Power” buttons. Release the buttons when you see the recovery screen and the Samsung logo. Use the volume buttons to navigate the menu and select “wipe data / factory reset“. Press “Home” to choose the highlighted selection.

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Forgot screen pass code

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I dont want my boyfriend to know that i got in his phone he has a lock pattern how can i get in without him knowing

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john dowler will be eternally grateful.