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  1. First of all you can try soft reset from the reset switch. This method does not delete the data from the tablet.
    • First of all you can try soft reset from the reset switch. This method does not delete the data from the tablet.

  2. Now - hardware reset:
    • Now - hardware reset:

    • Switch off the tablet.

    • Press and hold at the same time Volume UP and Power keys.

    • When the System Recovery screen appears use the Volume Up/Down keys for navigation and the Power On key for OK.

    • Choose "wipe data / factory reset", "Yes -- delete all user data", "reboot system now".


To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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If device is connected to charger that button combination doesn't work. It goes to hardware test menu.

Pekka Lounatvuori - Reply

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Rumal Roma - Reply

My lenovo a 1000 idea tab's display is bottom in to reset or fix it

ashiquehossain15 - Reply

my lenovo s850 is on meta mode when i press vol down + power button and nothing appear when i press vol up + power button.. the thing is i've tried many button sequence but i just cat get into reset mode or cynogen mode.. :(

wooblegooble92 - Reply

My lenovo tab isnt working until it went to some sort of menu using volume buttons but then i actually pressed something and it went to a screen saying "Now send the package you want to apply to the device using adb sideload <filename>" how do i go back to the reboot menu

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