How to Hard Reset the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700

This may not be the only cool smartphone launched in July 2012, but the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity 700 is definitelly great for texting. Its standard QWERTY keyboard is probably the main reason why it is so. Also known as Transformer Pad Infinity TF700, this device can sometimes be attacked by software bugs that will deteriorate its performance.

In case you’re dealing with software-related issues at the moment, and these ones are interfering with your user experience, you might have caught a virus when you copied files from the internet. This can happen whenever we use online apps, save a photo from the web or watch a video on Youtube. In case you’d like to regain functionality of the device, a good solution is to hard reset the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity TF700.

Running on Android OS v4.0, the tablet’s operating system can easily be upgraded to Android v4.2.1, known as Jelly Bean. The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity comes with two cameras: a primary 8 MP camera that uses autofocus and geo-tagging for better results, as well as a secondary 2 MP camera. When it comes to connectivity, you can enjoy a strong Wi-Fi hotspot that serves for internet connection and a great Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP that can be used to connect to most external devices.

Resetting the Transformer Pad Infinity

The-ASUS-Transformer-Pad-Infinity-TF700TAs you’ve probably been informed, restoring the tablet to factory software will erase all the data stored on the Asus Transformer Pad. This is why the first step to take is making a backup. It will enable you to save all contacts, account data and any important applications, and it is easy to create by connecting the phone to any device via the USB cable.

There are two ways of doing a master reset: first of all, you can always use the main menu for a non-aggressive procedure; secondly, you can do the same via hardware if all other options failed. Starting with the first method, try these steps:

  1. Go to the Main Menu and open the Settings folder.
  2. Scroll down to the Personal section and choose Backup and Reset.
  3. Choose Factory Data Reset from the options and confirm by tapping Reset Tablet.
  4. Tap Erase everything to confirm and wait for the tablet to power off.
  5. The tablet will now be rebooting and reinstall all the drivers; don’t interrupt the process.


Now, in case your tablet is frozen, we recommend using the hard reset buttons, as stated here:

  1. Turn the tablet off and remove the battery for 30 seconds.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down button, and then press the Power button.
  3. Wait for a vibration and keep on holding both of them until the Recovery Menu pops up.
  4. Use the Volume keys to choose Clear Storage and confirm with the Power key.
  5. Scroll down using the Volume buttons and choose Yes – erase all data then confirm using the Power key.
  6. The tablet will begin the process and be ready in a couple of minutes.