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Friday, 17 February 2017

Factory Reset : Hard and Soft

Basically there are many types of reset with the mobile phones.oft Resets, Hard Resets, Second Level Resets, Master Resets, Master Clears, Factory Data Resets etc. but the two main common reset in any phone is Soft and Hard reset

I will explain you both reset and also explain how to do that.

Firstly, i will tell you what is soft reset ?

Soft Reset 

What is Soft Reset ?

Soft reset is the easiest to perform on any mobile phone. To soft reset a phone is to simply power on and power off as we usually do our cell phone.

How to do soft reset ?

Some of the phones have a restart option which allow the phone to power off and power back on by itself.
some other phone may only offer power key feature and the phones operator will have to power the phone on manually once it’s completely powered off.

Soft reset can actually solved some minor problems on mobile phones.when the phone hang then restart it.

Issue that can solve soft reset includes 

> Cannot receiving calls.
> Cannot make calls.
> Cannot send files.
> Not receiving emails.
> Audio Issue.
> Incorrect Settings.
> Issue with touch screen or Navigating the screen.
> Network related Issues.
> Software related Issues.
> And Many More minor errors.

Note : A soft reset will not delete Anything from your mobile phone and cause no loss of information from your phone.

Hard Reset

What is Hard reset ?

A Hard Reset reverts a phone to its original settings and a clean OS (Operating System) removing all data and information added to the cell phone by the mobile phone user. In essence a Hard Reset erases everything from the phone and puts the phone back to like new condition as though it’s brand new right out of the box.

How to make hard reset ?

All phones have different steps on performing hard reset depending upon the phones and operating sytems , the model of the phone , and what software version it was running on the phone.

Here i will show you how hard reset is done in android phone.
 Before doing hard reset make sure that you have backup your phone and contacts because hard reset will format everything on your phone. 

Two ways of doing hard reset .

1. Go to setting -> Backup and reset -> Erase everything.

2.Second way of doing is very tricky.

Press and hold the correct keys to boot the device into recovery mode. This will vary from device to device.
 I will give you some examples

Nexus 7: Volume Up + Volume Down + Power
Samsung Galaxy S3: Volume Up + Home + Power
Motorola Droid X: Home + Power
Devices With Camera Buttons: Volume Up + Camera

If your device isn’t on this list and none of the above methods work, do a Google search for the name of your device and “recovery mode” – or look in the device’s manual or support pages.

Now release the buttons when the device powered on with android logo

Boot Menu

Press the Volume Up and Volume Down keys to scroll through the options until you see Recovery mode on the screen.

Recovery Mode
Press the Power button to restart into recovery mode. You’ll soon see an Android with a red triangle.

Hold down the Power button and tap Volume Up. You’ll see the Android system recovery menu appear at the top of your screen.


Select wipe data / factory reset with the volume keys and tap the Power button to activate it.

Select Yes – erase all user data with the volume buttons and tap Power. Your device will be reset to its
factory state and all your data will be erased.

wipe data factory reset
This is Done your Factory reset.
If u stuck at any Point just comment it i will try the best for you.

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