Get Around Ouya Login After Factory Reset 2020 🌱

Things You Will Need

Prerequisites and Downloads

  1. Download Download
  2. Extract the downloaded

Running the ADB Script

  1. Connect the Ouya to your PC with the micro USB cable and power it on
  2. If you have issues with adb connecting to your Ouya watch one of my other Ouya videos to see how to install the Ouya adb drivers on Windows 10
  3. Navigate to the extacted Ouya_Hosts_Update in Windows Explorer
  4. Right click Ouya_Hosts_Update.bat > Run as administrator
  5. When prompted, copy and paste each of the commands below into the adb shell

    mount -o rw,remount -t ext4 /dev/block/platform/sdhci-tegra.3/by-name/APP
    cp /sdcard/hosts /system/etc/

  6. On the Ouya, you should now be able to proceed with the OOBE setup by selecting Existing Account and inputting any username and password

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