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    • cherryblossomzel
    • By cherryblossomzel 12th Jan 19, 7:07 PM
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    Safest way to get rid of old tablet?
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    • 12th Jan 19, 7:07 PM
    Safest way to get rid of old tablet? 12th Jan 19 at 7:07 PM
    I've got two old tablets that I no longer use and would like to get rid of. Once is an Android device (nexus), the other a Microsoft Surface RT. I'd like to get rid of these things responsibly, to a recycling centre for instance, but I'm concerned about security and my private details etc. I've reset them both to factory settings, is that enough?
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    • dj1471
    • By dj1471 12th Jan 19, 7:59 PM
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    • 12th Jan 19, 7:59 PM
    It'd be better to sell them on to someone who will use them, e.g. eBay.

    Resetting to factory settings should be sufficient but if you're concerned then encrypt your Android tablet with a strong password then factory reset it again. I'm not familiar with the Microsoft device but you may be able to do the same with that.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 13th Jan 19, 8:35 PM
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    • 13th Jan 19, 8:35 PM
    Hi, I would be interested in buying the Nexus Android tablet:
    Can you tell me exactly what model it is,
    and how much you would take for it, including postage?
    thanks !
    Originally posted by DREKLY
    Its not a selling site, there's other websites for that.
    • cherryblossomzel
    • By cherryblossomzel 13th Jan 19, 9:51 PM
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    Oh sorry. Noted.
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