[IAEP] How To Reinstall XO Tablet Software?
cbigenho at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 23 12:13:53 EST 2014
You guys rock!
Thanks to Iain the little XO tablet is back to its original state and we have put in passwords that our son thinks our granddaughter (who will be 4 in a month) can remember and enter by herself.
P.S. The links to the OLPC wiki didn't have the information for the tablet. Maybe they should because people who don't know it isn't an actual XO may look for it there.
> Subject: Re: [IAEP] How To Reinstall XO Tablet Software?
> From: iain at browndouglas.plus.com
> To: cbigenho at hotmail.com
> CC: support-gang-bounces at lists.laptop.org; iaep at lists.sugarlabs.org; unleashkids at googlegroups.com
> Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:16:38 +0000
> Hi Caryl,
> In a standard Android device there is a "Factory data reset"
> In Settings =>, scroll well down, Personal => Backup & reset.
> The location changes :)
> If it is a "Google lost password" issue, (on a child's device) I would
> suggest do not try to recover a Google account but start over following
> a Factory data reset.
> Hope this helps,
> On Sat, 2014-11-22 at 22:28 -0700, Caryl Bigenho wrote:
> > Hi Friends,
> > I bought an XO tablet back in summer of 2013 when they first came out
> > and gave it to my granddaughter for her 3rd birthday. She was really
> > to young for it then, but now is almost 4 and probably ready for it.
> > The problem is that I have forgotten the passwords.
> > How do I go about completely reinstalling an OS on it? It doesn't have
> > to be the original software... really don't care which one it is. Any
> > Android build will do. It would be really great if it would run the
> > Sugarizer suite that the folks at OLPC France are building.
> > I'd appreciate any and all suggestions you may have.
> > Thanks,
> > Caryl
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