In this article, I am going to show you how to hard reset LG G4, you will also discover how to enable USB debugging on LG G4. If LG G4 doesn’t turn on or LG G4 stuck on LG screen, you may have to hard reset your device. Nevertheless, there are other reasons that could make you factory reset your LG G4. Whatever the case, this guide will give you comprehensive blueprint to make it happen.
Some users experienced difficulty carry out this process in the past. So, if LG G4 hard reset is not working I’d advise you to follow these steps correctly. There are several methods to hard reset LG G4 to get the device to its original state. One of them, if not all should work for you.
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You are advised to have a backup of your data, because a hard reset will completely erase all your data and that includes contacts, apps, games, music and videos.
Also ensure that you have sufficient battery before you start the process. It could be very fatal for your android phone to turn off before you complete the factory reset cycle.
Alight, let us begin:
Hard Reset LG G4 To Factory Settings
This is the first type of hard reset, you will basically restore your device to its original factory and default settings. You can perform this by following any of the steps below.
WARNING: By initializing this process, you will lose all the data stored in your phone’s memory. All settings within the apps will be lost. You will only retain the data on your SD card; like your music, photos and videos.
Hard Reset LG G4: Method one
- Tap Settings
- Tap select Back up and reset options
- Quickly locate factory data reset and tap it
- Relax while phone is rebooted
This method is performed only when you do not have access to your phone menus. It is performed when your phone doesn’t start up properly. If this method one doesn’t work for you, simply proceed to try method two below.
Hard Reset LG G4: Method Two
- Turn off your LG G4
- Press together volume up + home button + power button
- Once LG logo is displayed, release your hands
- Use volume buttons to navigate to “Wipe data/Factory reset”
- Use the Power button to select your option
- Select “Yes” with your volume buttons and select it with power button
- Select Reboot System Now
Soft Reset Method 3
Sometimes when LG G4 is frozen, all you need to do is press and hold the Power key for 10 seconds to restart the phone.
The second option would require you remove the battery, then insert it after 30-seconds.
This is how you perform a soft rest, you won’t lose any data if this is what will fix your phone when it freezes or when the screen fails to recognize touch input.
These are basically the methods to hard reset LG G4, once you have completed the one that worked for you. Your device should boot in its original state having the default settings. Now, you can begin to customize your phone the way you want it.