Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

How to reset or hard reset an Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

If your smartphone Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) it works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock or you have a full memory and you want to erase everything or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords you can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.

In the following steps we explain how to format the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.

You must bear in mind that a reset or return to the factory state in a mobile deletes all its content so you must make a backup of your data before doing it if you do not want to lose everything.

There are two ways to do a reset on a Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) one through the mobile options and another more complete from the recovery mode.

Restore from the options of Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state a Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) you have to follow these simple steps:

1- First step:
Access the settings menu of your device Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017), this is the cogwheel icon. Settings icon Android

2- Second step:
Scroll down the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) settings to the bottom where you will see the section called "System", click to continue. System icon Android

3- Third step:
If you see a section called "Advanced" click to display the advanced options of the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017). System menu Android

4- Fourth step:
Click on "Reset options" from this section it will allow us to restore network options, applications or reset the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) completely. Advanced options Android

5- Fifth step:
Click on the last option called "Erase all data (factory reset)" or simply "Factory data reset". Reset options Android

6- Sixth step:
A first confirmation message will appear reminding you that all your data will be deleted from this device, the data you have uploaded to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or backup copies that you have in the cloud, such as Google Drive, Dropbox or One Drive, will not be deleted. Press "Reset phone". Reset phone confirmation

7- Seventh step:
A second confirmation message will appear indicating that all information stored on the Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) and all downloaded applications will be erased and reminding that this action cannot be undone. If you agree, click on "Erase Everyting". Erase Everyting confirmation

8- Eighth step:
If necessary, draw the screen unlock pattern or enter the screen unlock password or PIN to continue.

9- Nineth step:
Your device Fire HD 8 (2017) from Amazon it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the opperative system Customized Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Fire 5.4.

Video instructions

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017)

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode your Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) can solve problems that have not been solved with a normal factory reset.

1- First turn off your Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) completely. If you can not unlock the screen, press and hold the power button for about 20 seconds and the phone will turn off.

2- Keep holding on volume down and power keys together for a few seconds in your Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017). In some devices according to the Android version the combination can be the power key and the volume key up.

3- When the Amazon logo is displayed, release the buttons.

4- Move through the menu with the volume up and volume down keys until you reach the "Recovery Mode" option and press the power button to access.
If the device menu appears in Chinese characters, click here to see how to reset a mobile in Chinese

5- Use the volume up and volume down keys to select the "wipe cache partition" option and press the Power button to activate the option and clear the mobile cache.

6- After a few seconds you will return to the previous screen, with the volume buttons go to the option "wipe data / factory reset" and press the power button to enter. A screen with many NOs and a YES will appear, with the volume keys again go to the YES and press with the power key.

7- After finishing again with the volume keys, click on "reboot system now" and press the power key of your Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017), the device will reboot and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the system Customized Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Fire 5.4.

About the device:

Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) is a device with a dimensions of 214 x 128 x 9.7 mm (8.43 x 5.04 x 0.38 in), a weight of 369 grams, a screen resolution of 8.0 inches, 185.6 cm2 (~67.7% screen-to-body ratio).

It has a processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Mali-T730MP3 and an internal memory of 16GB 1.5GB RAM, 32GB 1.5GB RAM.

The Amazon Fire HD 8 (2017) it comes from the factory with the operating system Customized Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Fire 5.4

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