Three ways to reset a Sony Xperia S and restore data to factory mode

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Three ways to reset a Sony Xperia S and restore data to factory mode


We show you how to reset a Sony Xperia S and format data to factory mode To Hard reset the Sony Xperia restart and unlock factory

Do you need to know how to reset a Sony Xperia S ?. Through this new entry in the Android guide, we will learn three ways to format and restart factory mode on the Sony Xperia S Smartphone .

We explain below several resources to an eventual problem that arises in the mobile phone. And that does not allow us to recover its normal functioning. The action called ‘ Hard reset ‘ of the Sony Xperia or full reset. We will do this only when we have no other solution to the problem we have.

This can happen as a result of some application incorrectly installed or uninstalled. To not remember the unlock pattern or the phone password. That is, any circumstance that blocks the mobile and does not respond.

To do hard reset Sony Xperia:

Procedures on how to reset a Sony Xperia S

Remember that the ' Hard reset ' will erase all data from the mobile , so before doing so, if possible, it is It is essential to make a backup of all our data, documents, contacts, messages, files, tones, etc.

Likewise, we advise you to fully charge the battery. Remove the SIM card and SD card from the Smartphone.

First option. How to restart a Sony Xperia S (Soft reset)

The first step we should take if the device freezes or does not respond. And it is to press and hold the power button for about 8 to 10 seconds. With that we will make a restart of the mobile, also called “ soft reset “.

For more information about this step, you can consult the Xperia S. guide itself

Second option. How to format a Sony Xperia S (via the Settings menu)

If this does not solve the problem, there is no other option but to restore the factory data. In this way we will format a Sony Xperia S:

  1. Remove the SIM card
  2. On the home screen, press: Menu and select Settings
  3. Then Backup and reset
  4. Then Reset factory data
  5. Then Reset phone
  6. And finally Delete all.

Attention, when formatting the Sony Xperia, all data on the phone is deleted.

Third option. How to reset and hard reset Sony Xperia S (Button combination)

With the phone off, press and hold the keys of camera , volume up and power button . A menu should appear on the phone. Use the volume down button to navigate the menu and choose the recovery option. To select it press the volume up button (if it does not work, use the power button to select).

A yellow triangle and the Android logo will appear. Press the two volume keys at the same time to bring up the recovery menu. Scroll through the menu with the volume down button to the option to restore factory data. Use the power button to select. Use the volume button again to place yourself on the Yes option and accept it by pressing the power button.

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