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Factory Reset

Sat Mar 31, 2018 10:06 pm

Hi all

Could you help me cause im stuck ?

I installed android and then wanted to factory reset my machine in order to install play. But I cant get beyond the screen saying "erase everything"!!!!!
I hammer on the button to agree and wait and wait for hours but:

Nothing happens.

I researched the www but only found tutorials relating to phones etc

Could you please enlighten me? :)

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Re: Factory Reset

Sun Apr 01, 2018 6:43 am

We don't have any official Android install, so you will need to to wherever you got your download for help.
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Re: Factory Reset

Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:54 am

The Raspberry Pi's operating system is on the SD card, not stored in the Pi itself.

So all you have to do is copy your Android OS onto the card exactly the same way you did it before and there you hae it - a "Factory Reset"

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