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My son has an Archos Gamepad and cant remember his lock screen

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My son has an Archos Gamepad and cant remember his lock screen code is there any other way he can open his gamepad?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.
Hi,
My name is Randy, I will assist you.
I am sorry to hear that you are having this issue.
Please follow these steps>
1. Turn off your Tablet. 2. Hold the vol up + power button for about 10 seconds until you enter the recovery mode. 3. select the wipe data/factory reset(To select use the volume up and volume down and to confirm use the power button) 4. Select the wipe cache partition. 5. Select Reboot.

Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.

Please let me know if this does not work and we will continue troubleshooting this issue.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Tried that and it still didnt work

Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.
okay, sorry about that.
What is the model number of the Archos?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Archos Gamepad 8GB WW

Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.

Okay thank you> Please follow these steps to enter into the Recovery screen

- Turn off the device and wait 10 seconds.
- Press and hold the volume + button while powering on the device.
- Keep the volume + pressed until the Recovery mode starts (white screen).
- To move from one option to another, use the volume buttons. To select an option, press the ON/OFF button Then choose Format System: Formats the internal memory. All data (music, photos, videos, etc.), applications and settings are erased.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

As i am holding them Archos is coming up vibrating then shutting down

Expert:  *ElectronicsTech replied 3 years ago.
Try this please>- Turn off the device and wait 10 seconds.
- Press and hold the volume + button while pressing the power button.
- As soon as the Tablet powers up Release the power button but Keep the volume + pressed until the Recovery mode starts (white screen).
- To move from one option to another, use the volume buttons. To select an option, press the ON/OFF button Then choose Format System:

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