How to Reset RCA Tablet

How To Reset Rca Tablet

Are you having issues with your RCA Tablet, and do you want to reset it? If Yes, we are here with the best solutions.

Quick Answer

You can reset your RCA Tablet when your device is switched on or switched off. When switched on, you have to use the Settings Option to reset your RCA Tablet. However, this is not the case when your device is switched off, as you can’t access the settings option. Hence, you will have to use the Function Keys of your tablet or the Volume Down And Volume Up Buttons.

This article will provide you with explanatory guides on these two methods to reset your tablet. Let’s go through it in detail.

How To Reset RCA Tablet

Tablet reset depends on the issue you are having with your tablet. If you are having a problem with the speed and performance of your tablet, try to have a simple reset. But if the issues persist beyond that, a hard or factory reset will be a great option.

Do you ever think about what RCA offers in tablets? If not, we’ll tell you about it. RCA tablets are in different ranges. You can have RCA Tablets on Android and Windows-powered devices.


Before any reset, make sure your device is backed up completely.

Don’t worry about the tablet you have; we have reset methods for Android and Windows Tablets. Follow the procedure to learn how to reset RCA Tablet at home.

Method #1: Reset Tablet with Device On

If you want to erase all the data or restore your device, this method is applicable.

  1. Open the lock with a password and open “Settings.” 
  2. Find the “Backup and Reset” option from the list. Tap on it.
  3. Confirm the reset.
  4. Generally, devices automatically restart. But if your device doesn’t continue on its own, restart it and complete the reset process.

Method #2: Reset Tablet with Device Off

If you forgot the password of your tablet and are unable to unlock or turn on the tablet, use this method. 

The steps for both Android and Windows Tablets are similar. We have provided the process in detail for both separately.

Windows-Powered Tablets

Generally, Windows tablets have keyboards so that you can reset the RCA Tablet with the keyboard. The process for factory reset in the RCA tablet is given below.

  1. Make sure your device is turned off completely.
  2. Turn the Tablet on again. Press and hold the “fn” (function) key while loading. Press “F9” on the keyboard repeatedly. Keep pressing until the “Please Wait” option comes on the screen.
  3. Wait for a few seconds and tap on the “Troubleshoot” option.
  4. Tap on “Reset Your PC.”
  5. Two options; “Remove Everything” or “Remove Files,” will appear on the screen. Make your selection and choose one of the two options. After the selection, you’ll see an RCA logo appearing on the screen.

The reset process takes 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the system setting.

Also, the device may turn on and off automatically during the process, so don’t press any button/key. After the reset process, the tablet will restart with its factory setting.


If you are still having the same issue after the reset, the software has an issue. To solve the problem, update the system.

Android Tablets

For Android Tablets, follow the procedure given below and reset your RCA Tablet:

  1. Make sure your device is turned off completely.
  2. Press and hold “Power and Volume Up Buttons” simultaneously. Release the controls if the RCA logo starts appearing on the screen.
  3. A screen with blue and orange/yellow text will appear. Use “Volume Up And Down Keys” to reach the “Wipe Data Or Factory Reset” option. Use “Power Button” to select the option.
  4. “A Confirmation Page” will appear. Use the “Volume Up And Down Key” to reach the “Yes” option. Select the option by the “Power” button.”
  5. Select “Reboot System Now” and let the reset process complete.

Reset time will depend on the amount of data you have on your device.


Many tablet users face issues related to speed and performance. Resetting is a valuable option for getting the tablet back to standard functionality.

Factory reset means you’ll erase all data present on your tablet. So make sure you have done a complete backup of your device. Because once you reset the device, the data cannot be recovered.

Factory reset resolves many technical issues. We have provided a step-by-step guide on how to reset RCA Tablet. Try the above-tested methods to keep your tablet running efficiently.

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