How To Reset an RCA Tablet

Whether it's time to upgrade or pass along the device to a new owner, you'll need to learn how to reset an RCA tablet so none of your info potentially gets stolen

How to reset rca tablet

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RCA tablets are terrific devices that users can enjoy for quite some time. However, it is possible that the product will malfunction or it’s time to get rid of the slate, which will require users to reset their RCA tablet.

Below, we’ll run down the various steps you must know to reset an RCA tablet. First, there are several issues users may face that will require them to perform an RCA tablet reset:

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  • Apps are getting stuck and presenting a slow and freeze performance,
  • Forgot your password,
  • Or other glitches that are not fixed with a reboot
  • You want to gift the tablet.

Step

1

Find settings

With the device on, head to Settings and scroll all the way down, then tap “Privacy.”

Step

2

Read carefully

In the “Privacy” section, you’ll find the option “Backup and rest.” Tap the option and read carefully, so you can be aware of what’s about to happen with your device. 

Step

3

Reset

Once you’ve read through all of the information, you can select “Factory Data reset.” Accept all the steps and the process will begin.

It could also be possible that your tablet is completely unusable, so you’ll need to do a full restart with your device turned off. For that, follow the next steps listed below.

Step

1

Turn off the tablet

Make sure the tablet is completely off, if it’s not already, before starting a full reset.

Step

2

Turn it back on

Turn the tablet back on and hold the “FN” key (Function) on the keyboard while also holding down the F9 button until you see the “Please wait” text appear on-screen. Release the “FN” button to continue to reset the RCA tablet.

Step

3

Wait a few seconds

After some time, a blue screen will appear with some options. Select “Troubleshoot,” then “Reset your PC.” 

Step

4

Reset RCA tablet

There will be two options: either removing all files or fully cleaning the drive. If you want a complete factory reset, select “Remove everything.” After 30 to 60 minutes, you have fully reset your RCA tablet.

It’s that simple to reset your RCA tablet! For more how-tos and select tech guides, head on over to PCGuide, where you can find out how to factory reset an iPad or a Samsung tablet.