How to Erase Your Android Phone Before You Sell It

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One question we continue to get month in month out, is how to factory reset, wipe, or erase an Android smartphone or tablet before selling it. With 2014 approaching many of you will be getting new phones soon, not to mention the holidays are always full of new gadget gifts, which has owners looking to […]

How to Hard Reset a Windows Phone


So you want to get rid of your Windows Phone or return it. You definitely do not want to leave your data for others to find. Here’s how to ensure that it’s gone before sending it out. I’ve been reviewing smartphones for years and I have seen some really wacky stuff left behind on review devices I have received […]

How To Erase All Data And Factory Reset The iPad

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Whenever you sell your electronics to a reseller (or even return an item to the store after having used it), you should always be sure to erase the data from it completely. You can’t count on the reseller or the store employees to do it for you.

How to Hard Reset the Galaxy Nexus

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If you need to trade in your Galaxy Nexus or need to get a fresh start, you will need to hard reset your phone. Resetting the Galaxy Nexus is simple and straightforward, but you will want to make sure you have backed up all of your content. Read: Galaxy Nexus Review Because there is no […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Hard Reset [How To]


So you want to sell your Galaxy S II or return it but you don’t want to leave your data for others to find? Here’s how to ensure that it’s gone. Don’t laugh, I’ve been reviewing smartphones for years and I could write a short book telling all the funny goodies I’ve found on phones […]

How To Hard Reset the myTouch 4G


This guide will show you how to perform a data hard reset on your myTouch 4G. This phone is made by HTC and runs Android. There are 2 methods I will cover here on how to do a factory data reset. Software Method: Go to settings. Find and select SD card and Phone Storage. Tap […]