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Ashik, Android Tech
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when I switch on my Nexus 7 2013 I getb the message

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when I switch on my Nexus 7 2013 I getb the message I cannot get rid of this and can only switch off. So the tablet is useless. Thisnis coming to you from my lap top Anne Thoma
Hi and Welcome. My Name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you today with your question.
The system files are corrupted. If you are unable to get on to menu, then you will have to factory reset it unfortunately. You will lose everything from it if you factory reset it. That is your only way to get back to you tab. Follow the steps below to factory reset it.
Turn it off.
Press and hold the Volume Down and Power at same time and you'll see the word "Start" with an arrow around it.
Press the Volume Down button twice to highlight "Recovery mode."
Press the Power button to start Recovery mode. You'll see an image of an Android robot with a red exclamation mark and the words "No command."
While holding down the Power button, press and release the Volume Up button once.
Select "wipe data/factory reset" using volume down buttons and then press the Power button to select it.
Select "Yes - erase all user data," then press the Power button to select it.
After the reset is complete, select the option to reboot your device.
Please let me know if that didn't work, so we can continue troubleshooting.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Iheld the 2 swicthes as you suggested and words flashed across the top of the screen but stopped before I had chance to do the twice volume press. For a time the little green machine that appears on the screen when doing something or other appeared. It has now vanished and the tablet is absolutely dead - will not even switch on.

Press and hold down down the Power button for 10-15 seconds and it should restart. Then try the steps again.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Holding the power switch did enable me to turn on the usual way. GHowever after I had switched off and then hel doen the powe and volume switches the word google appeared and nothing more

Please refer this video -->
Did that work ?
Anne, when did you buy this Nexus ?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I think the youtube thing will work but I have to go out now. Can I get the video up again later

Yes, you can get the video later. Here is the link of the video -- >
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thankyou so much ashik. using the youtube thing worked woderfully.

I thought everything was wiped but not so. For eample all my contacts are there. I do seem tyo have lost one or two apps eg bbcnews so will have to try and get them backI will certainly recommend you and justanswer to any friends that need help

Cheers ***** *****

You're most welcome Anne :)
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Hi there,
It's me Ashik again. It has been a few days, so I am just checking in with you to see if you still need help, and if not to say Thanks for using JustAnswer.

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