There are several reasons why you may want to hard reset your Xperia z2, your phone could be having freezing issues or you may to sell off the phone and you intend erasing all your data.
If this is the situation, or you simply need to factory reset your Xperia Z2 for better performance, then this tutorial is for you.
In few easy steps you will discover how to hard reset Xperia Z2 in three ways. Before that, here is a gold mine. A guide that will teach you how to get paid Android apps for free.
Note: 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 Xperia Z2 Method One:
This is the regular method and its similar to every other Android smartphone out there.
- Firstly, locate and tap “Settings” in your App drawer
Hint: If you haven’t done a back up, do so quickly by selecting “Backup and Reset”
- Tap “Factory Data Reset”
- Tap “Reset Phone”
Hint: This will erase all your data and undo everything settings previously saved. Your phone would restart in factory settings.
Hard Reset Xperia Z2 Method 2:
I love this method; this won’t reset your phone to factory settings. What this does is to restart your phone in the event your phone freezes and you are incapably of using the User Interface.
There are no complications like other smartphones, Sony wins in this regard. All you need to do is remove the cover of your Xperia z2, locate the little red button near the SIM. Use the tip of your pen to press and hold it. This will automatically hard reset Xperia Z2.
Hard Reset Xperia Z2 Method 3:
Using Your PC
- Plug your smartphone into your PC with the supplied USB cable
Hint: You will get a prompt to download the drivers, do so if you have not already done so.
- Locate “Support” and click on “Software Update”
- Click “Start” and follow the instructions until you find the “Factory Reset” option.
Hint: You can download Sony’s PC companion if the in-house method doesn’t work for you.
This is how you hard reset Xperia Z2 quickly and easily. I hope this was helpful.