Verizon Ellipsis 8® HD - Initial Activation and Setup - Factory Reset Protection
If you had a GoogleTM account on your device prior to completing a Factory Data Reset, follow these steps to activate your tablet.
The following steps only apply once Factory Reset Protection (FRP) has been triggered.
FRP is triggered when a factory data reset is performed while the device is powered off.
The device can only be accessed by entering the Google account info used prior to the reset.
If the password for the Google account used to enable Device Protection on the device can't be remembered:
Attempt to log in with any Google account previously used on the device.
Reset the password.
Once reset, the device won't accept the new password and can't be used for 24 hours.
From the Language selection screen, select the appropriate language then tap NEXT (located in the lower-right).
From the 'Tablet Activation' screen, tap NEXT.
If necessary, allow several seconds for activation to complete.
If presented with the 'Set Up Wi-Fi' screen, tap SKIP (located in the lower-right).
From the Email Accounts screen, tap SKIP.
If presented with the 'Verify your account' screen, sign in with the Google account that was previously synced on the device then tap NEXT.
If not presented, skip to step 9.
If presented with the 'Google services' screen, select from the following to enable or disable then tap NEXT:
Enabled when a check mark is present.
Automatically back up device data
Help apps find your location
Improve location accuracy
Help improve your Android experience
If presented with 'Protect your tablet', tap (check) Protect this device (if preferred) to enable a PIN, pattern or password screen lock, then tap NEXT and follow the onscreen prompts if applicable.
If presented with 'Notifications' screen, select an option:
Show all notification content
Hide sensitive notification content
Don't show notifications at all
If presented with the "Which device?' screen, select the desired restore option then tap RESTORE (located in the lower-right).
If troubleshooting an app issue, it's recommended to set up as new device by clicking Don't restore.
If presented with the 'Email Accounts' screen, tap SKIP (located in the lower-right).
From the 'Summary' screen, tap DONE (located in the lower-right).
From the 'Say hello to your personal TechCoach' screen, tap Got it, continue (located at the bottom).
For additional info on the TechCoach app click here.