How to hard factory reset an Android Device

Satish Shetty Updated by Satish Shetty

The steps to perform a hard reset on an Android device can vary depending on the specific device model and Android version. However, a common method to hard reset most Android devices is as follows:

  1. Simultaneously press and hold the power button (also known as a long press) and the volume down button for a few seconds.

  1. Release the buttons when the device vibrates and the logo appears on the screen.
  2. Use the volume down button to navigate to the "wipe data/factory reset" option and select it using the power button.

  1. Confirm the action by selecting "yes" or "ok" using the power button.

  1. The device will then begin the factory reset process, which may take a few minutes to complete.
  2. After the reset is finished, choose the option "Reboot System Now" using the power button.

Note: The steps and button combinations may vary depending on the device. So, it's always better to check the device manual or the manufacturer website for the correct steps.

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