How to Hard Reset the Toshiba Excite 10 SE Tablet

A solid tablet with a large 10.1-inch screen, the 10 SE from Toshiba entered the mobile devices’ market at the end of 2012. Powered by Jelly Bean from Android and coming with a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor, this is the kind of device that will provide a lot of storage space – 16 GB in total, plus the micro SD card with 32 GB more. It also has BT version 3.0 and strong Wi-Fi, but it might not be the best one to use for taking photos, as it only has a 3.15 MP cam, as well as a 1.2 MP frontal one.

Having software problems with your tablet is something absolutely normal, and it happens even with the best of devices. You should not worry much if the Toshiba Excite 10 SE tablet needs to be hard reset to its default settings, as this is a quick a safe operation that will get you rid of any virus while reinstalling the OS. The same as you’d do with your laptop of PC, it is also necessary to go back to default soft on a tablet from time to time.


Please remember to make a backup, though, as all data will be erased. Given that this tablet comes with a pretty good storage capacity, you will need to transfer the 16GB of files to some safer place. The SD card can be used for this, but you can also take advantage of Google Cloud, since this device is powered by Android – find out more about it here.


One of the simplest ways to prompt the master restore on this tablet is to do so while the device is turned on. This will allow you to have total control over what’s going on and access the necessary options directly through your main menu.

To use this method, you should do as shown below:

  1. Load the Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Click on Apps and select Manage Applications.
  3. Go to the All section and look for Crazy Jeep.
  4. Press Clear All Data and wait.
  5. Go to the same section and look for Google Svs Framework.
  6. Select Clear Data once again, and you’re done.

You will need to restart your Toshiba Excite tablet once you’re done doing this. The previous steps allow you to easily and quickly erase all files that might’ve contained a virus while you’re bringing the initial settings back to the device.

toshiba-excite-10-resetTo do the same with the tablet in Off mode, follow these steps:

  1. Turn it off, and then press and hold Volume +.
  2. Continue holding, and then press Power at the same time.
  3. Let go of the buttons when the tablet starts, and then wait for the menu to be fully loaded.
  4. 3 icons will pop up, and you should select the one in the center.
  5. To do this, use volume keys as an arrow and press Enter to select.
  6. Similarly, choose Wipe Data and select Yes to delete all data.
  7. After the wipe is done, press Reboot Now to complete the process.