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How to reset H96 Max Android TV Box to factory settings?

How to reset H96 Max Android TV Box to factory settings?

By  Sigismondo Eisenhower 2019-11-28 21981 0

If you want to reset the H96 Max TV box, or if the Android TV box memory is full of junk files or temporary files, and you want to delete all data in the box, you must perform a soft reset. A soft reset deletes all data in the box except for the pre-installed apps in the box. After resetting the Android box, it returns to normal and you can reinstall addons, apps, or anything you want to install or download to the box.

How to soft reset H96 Max TV Box​ 

How to soft reset H96 Max TV Box?

Step 1: Start your Box as normal.

Step 2: From Home screen of your H96 Max TV Box go into Settings.

Step 3: Click on More Settings.

Step 4: Click on Backup and Reset and make sure Automatic restore option is Tick checked.

Step 5: Click on Factory Data Reset.

Step 6: Click on Reset Device.

Step 7: Once you will click on Reset Device you will get an popup screen "Do you want to erase everything", Tick check the option and click OK.

Step 8: Now the Box will start erasing the data and will restart with fresh Factory Settings.

Step 9: Once you will be back to the Home Screen of your Box give it around 20-30 mins till it will restore the preinstalled Apps like Kodi and then you can reinstall Addons or other Applications on your Box.

How to hard reset H96 Max TV Box?

Before doing the hard reset, prepare a toothpick or something similar, just make sure it's non-conductive. Also, if you remote isn't working because the system crashed, prepare a USB keyboard. Here are some steps to guide you.

Step 1: First off, turn off your H96 Max TV Box and unplug it from the power source.

Step 2: Once you've done that, take the toothpick and place it inside the AV port. You can find the port on the back of the box. Gently press the toothpick down to feel a tiny button.

Step 3: Gently press down further until you feel the button depress.

Step 4: Keep holding the button down then connect your box and power it up. Don't release the button yet.

Step 5: Keep the toothpick in place to hold the button down until the logo emerges. Then the logo will go off and when this happens, you can let go of the button.

Step 6: If your box goes into its start-up mode, you can proceed to the last step. If it doesn't then it means another screen will appear. This will ask you how you'd like to boot the TV box.

Step 7: When a menu appears, find and select the "wipe data" or "factory reset" option. You can use your USB keyboard to navigate through the screen.

Step 8: Press the tab key on the keyboard and select "delete all user data."

Step 9: Press the tab key again and wait for the process to finish.

Step 10: Once it's finished, select "reboot device" and press the tab key.

Step 11: Allow a few minutes for the box to reboot. When the box has rebooted, install all of your apps again. You can also install Kodi along with all its add-ons.

How to reset Kodi on H96 Max Android TV Box?

Now that you know 2 different ways of resetting your H96 Max Android TV Box, let's learn how to reset Kodi on your H96 Max TV box. Knowing this is handy especially when you run into problems with Kodi.

Step 1: First off, make sure you've exited Kodi before starting the reset procedure.

Step 2 :Go to the settings screen of the box and find the apps or applications button.

Step 3: Click on Kodi for a new screen with options.

Step 4: Click on the "Clear Data" button to start the process.

Step 5: When it's done, close the screens, launch Kodi and start using it again.


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