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Old 10-27-2012, 10:58 AM   #1
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Resetting Google Android Results In...?


Good day, I would like to know what the results are of resetting Google Android. It is a Settings option, to reset to as new from the manufacturer.

I have not paid for any apps yet, they are all quite new as well. In use since July 2012.

Could anyone tell me if they did this and if it works well afterwards?

My desire to try this comes from buying a micro sd card of a size more suitable than I have been using. And since one app on the card is a tad faulted. And I want to clear the memory on my 7 inch Samsung from a bit of waste in three downloads of the roads and traffic handbook instead of just one, and some faulty apps and icons that go with them.
 
Old 10-27-2012, 08:48 PM   #2
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"Resetting" an Android installation typically wipes all user data and restores the device to the condition it was in at time of first use. At least, that what it means on an Android phone.

Why not just back up the info on the current SD card to external media, say a computer, then turn off the device and swap out the cards? You should back up the data in any event before changing cards.
 
Old 10-28-2012, 10:00 AM   #3
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I think that the useless icons are clutter, and my tab has only 8 gigabytes of RAM. I do plan to switch cards from time to time. I have a 12 DVD set I want to watch and study. that's 29.4 Gigabytes. And I want to build up my tablet to hold numerous programs and watch youtube, so, I need to make sure I am using my external memory, and I did this before ok, but since, I looked through the options and my external memory is not in use. Full. How can I adjust settings to use the removable memory?

I see the reset deletes, but does it also format the free space?
 
  


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