Tips to Perform Factory Data Reset on Android Devices

Sanjana March 19, 2012 0

Your smartphone is indeed your personal property that lets you store various personal details. A lot of users keep their personal information such as email account, Google account, bank details, credit card number and so on. Sometimes a situation may

arise where you have to sell your handset to someone else. In such a case it is generally recommended that you opt for a factory reset to prevent others access to all your personal info.

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Deleting all your personal information manually will take a lot of time so you can opt for factory reset instead. You can also go with factory data reset option if you feel that your smartphone is quiet slow to respond. Before proceeding with the factory reset it is important to

backup everything present on your smartphone. Here we have come up with some simple tips that will help you to perform a factory reset to delete all your important information stored in your smartphone or to otherwise improve it’s performance.


You must backup all the user data present in your phone since chances of data loss or corruption are there. Having a backup will enable you to replace the lost data if any damage occurs. Follow the link posted below to backup and restore all your data easily.

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After you are done with the back up, let’s now proceed with some simple tips to perform a factory reset on your smartphone.

Steps to Perform Factory Data Reset on Android:

Step-1: From the home screen of your smartphone, click on Menu button > Settings then click on Privacy.

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Step-2: Under the Privacy option you will find the option of Factory Data Reset.

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Step-3: Here you will be prompted to read the disclaimer and when you are done reading, click on the option of Reset Phone.

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Step-4: It will take some time to reset your phone and after a successfully reset, it will automatically reboot.

Thus you can easily perform a factory reset on your Android smartphones by following the tips mentioned above. After applying the factory reset, you will discover noticeable changes in your smartphone and it will certainly be faster than its previous usage. These tips can be applied to any smartphone powered by Android operating system regardless of the Android version included in it.

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