Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022)

Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022)

How to reset or hard reset a Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022)

If your smartphone Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) 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 Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.

Before doing a factory reset we recommend you delete all the accounts on the device, specifically it is useful to unlink the Google account if you are going to sell, donate or give away your MatePad 10.4 (2022). In this way we will avoid problems for the new user since some More modern devices include a functionality called FRP or Factory Reset Protection that requests the same Google account or PIN code with which the Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) was initially configured when factory restoring a device.

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

In case you do not want to erase the data from the device, you can try to restart the Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022).

There are two ways to do a reset on a Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) one through the mobile options and another more complete from the recovery mode.

Restore from the options of Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022)

If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state a Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) you have to follow these simple steps:

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

Access the settings menu of your device Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022), this is the cogwheel icon.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

Huawei devices have a layer of customization of the Android operating system called EMUI that makes the factory settings to be different from those of pure Android.
Scroll down the Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) 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 Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022).

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 Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) 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 Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) and all downloaded applications will be erased and reminding that this action cannot be undone. If you agree, click on “Erase Everything”.

Erase Everything confirmation

8- Eighth step:

If necessary, draw the screen unlock pattern or enter the screen unlock password or PIN to continue.

Confirm your pattern Android

9- Ninth step:

Your device MatePad 10.4 (2022) from Huawei 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 operative system Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services.

Android is starting

Video instructions

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022)

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode your Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) can solve problems that have not been solved with a normal factory reset.

1- First turn off your Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) completely. If you can not unlock the screen, press and hold the power button for about 20 seconds and the phone will turn off.


3- When the Huawei 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 NOes 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 Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022), 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 Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services.

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About the device:

Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) is a device with 245.2 x 155 x 7.5 mm (9.65 x 6.10 x 0.30 in), a weight of 460 grams, a screen resolution of 1200 x 2000 pixels, 5:3 ratio (~224 ppi density).

It has a processor Octa-core (1x2.36 GHz Cortex-A76 & 3x2.22 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.84 GHz Cortex-A55), a graphics card Mali-G57 (6-core), a RAM memory 4 GB and an internal memory of 64 GB, 128 GB.

The Huawei MatePad 10.4 (2022) comes from the factory with the Android 10, EMUI 10.1, no Google Play Services operating system.

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