Reset, Clean Boot and Format Acer Iconia Tab A500 to Restore Default Settings
Acer Iconia Tab A500 Specs and Features
The display of Acer Iconia Tab A500 features 10.1” LCD capacitive touchscreen with 800 x 1280 pixels resolution; Acer UI; Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate; Gyro sensor; Multi-touch input method; and Proximity sensor for auto turn-off. Its body casing is made of metal material. This tablet installed with Android OS v3.0 (Honeycomb) which is upgradable to v3.2. To support the performance, it uses Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, ULP GeForce GPU, Tegra 2 T20 chipset along with 1 GB DDR2 RAM. On the storage sector, it provides 16/32 GB of internal storage (optional) and supports microSD card up to 32GB.
This tablet has 5 MP rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, and Video Recording capability. You can also find 2 MP front facing camera. For the connectivity it supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot; Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR; microUSB v2.0, and USB v2.0. As an Android tablet you can also find some Google applications inside such as Google Maps, Google Search, Google Voice Search, GMail, Google Latitude, Along with GPS you can provide Turn by turn Navigation with Live traffic in Google Maps Navigation, Google Place, YouTube, Google Talk, and Android Market. Other features of the tablet include: SNS integration: HDMI port; MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player; XviD/MP4/H.264/H.263 player; Organizer; Document viewer (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF); Adobe Flash Player 10.1; Predictive text input; and more. Last but not least, Acer Iconia Tab A500 only uses Wi-Fi without GSM support.
Dimensions: 260 x 177 x 13.3 mm
Weight: 730 g
Acer Iconia Tab A500 Reset Procedures
You may have to perform a reset if your tablet fails to respond when buttons are pressed or the screen is tapped. To reset your tablet use a small thin object (such as a paperclip) to press the recessed reset button.
- Power button
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Micro HDMI (Type D) connector
- DC-in jack
- Micro USB connector (Slave)
- USB Connector (Host)
- Reset button, insert a small thin object (such as a paperclip) to reset power to the tablet.
Acer Iconia Tab A500 Format and Clean Boot Procedures
A clean boot will restore your Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet to the factory settings. Open Settings from the application menu, then tap Privacy > Factory data reset; click Reset tablet and then Erase everything to format your tablet. WARNING! This will erase all your personal information, any contacts stored on your tablet and any programs you installed.