How to hard reset your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
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How to hard reset your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
If you are looking for a totally free memory or simply wanting to get rid of your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra, you can hard reset it using a reset force, and erase all its data. We will see in this article, how to do it via the ‘Settings’ and ‘Recovery’ menus of your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra.
It is essential that you back up your data before performing a reset.
Force resetting will de facto lose all of your data, including music, photos, PDF documents, app settings, or any other type of data stored on your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra. On the other hand, what is on your drive or online account will normally be restored.
Resetting your phone Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra will return it to the state it left the factory.
From a software point of view, your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra will be like new. Android offers you the possibility to erase your data from the ‘Settings’ menu.
While the standard procedure is generally sufficient, malicious people who would like to see your data erased could do so. So we strongly advise you to encrypt your phone, especially if you want to give it away or sell it to a third party in which you do not have a high confidence level.
In case it is only for you that you do this, we will never advise you enough to save all your data to be able to find them after this reset.
The Play Store is full of apps allowing you to do it.
Our other articles on Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra can help you.
Please refer to user notes and comments before installing and using such an application.
Use the “Settings” menu to delete data on your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
Here is the classic routine to perform a reset via this menu:
As described above, be sure to back up all important data for you. The best thing is to call a mobile phone professional if you are not sure of yourself.
Go to the ‘Settings’ menu of your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra.
Under the ‘Personal’ menu, press ‘Save’ and ‘Reset’. Then follow the instructions on the screen.
Under ‘Personal data’ go to ‘Resetting the factory settings’.
You may need to enter your PIN or password during these actions.
This is quite normal, and aims to prevent a third party from erasing all your data.
When prompted, press ‘Clear All’ to clear all data from the internal memory of your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra.
This is surely something that you will be asked spontaneously anyway.
Then you will have to restart your phone.
Do not worry, this is normal and it means that the reset went smoothly on your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra.
You will know that resetting is a success when you see the home screen as you could see right after buying your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra. It will then be easy for you to reinstall the applications you want, or even to put back photos and music according to your tastes.
During the process of hard resetting your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
At any time during this process, if your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra does not react anymore, you have the option to restart the system via the power button, if you hold down for a few seconds.
In case of absolute necessity, you can remove the battery from your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra, but this is not recommended and could damage your phone.
In all cases, we advise you to contact a telephone professional if you are unsure of yourself or if you encounter difficulties.
Finally, the manufacturer or salesperson of your Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra can be of assistance if need more information.
How to reset a Sony Xperia to factory settings without password?
Sign in to the Google account that is registered on your smartphone. (The Google account you used to set up your phone). Choose the Erase device option and follow the on-screen instructions. Remember that this action will delete all user data on the internal memory of your device.
How to do hard reset on Sony Xperia?
Long press the power key and the volume up key at the same time until your phone vibrates. If you wish to force restart the device: release the keys at this point, and the device will restart.
How do I reset my Sony Xperia XA1?
– Find “Factory data reset” Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top the screen. Press the settings icon. Press Backup & reset.
– Restore factory default settings. Press RESET PHONE. Press ERASE EVERYTHING.
How to Erase All Content & Settings in SONY Xperia XA1 Ultra – Factory Reset
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How do I reset my Sony Xperia Z if I forgot my password?
– After a number of unsuccessful attempts at entering an incorrect pattern or pin, tap on the “Forgot pattern” option that is shown on your screen.
– Enter your Google account details to sign in.
– Reset a new pattern or password, and your Sony Xperia mobile will be unlocked.
How do you bypass a PIN to unlock a phone?
– Connect your Android phone to your computer.
– Open a command prompt window in your ADB installation directory.
– Type “adb shell rm /data /system /gesture.key”, then click Enter.
– Reboot your phone, and the secure lock screen would be gone.
How do I manually reset my Sony Bravia TV?
Unplug the TV power cord from the electrical socket. Simultaneously, press and hold down the Power and Volume Down (-) buttons on the TV (not on the remote), and while holding the buttons, plug the power cord back in. Continue to hold the buttons down until a green LED light appears near the Sony logo on the TV front.
How do I master reset my Sony?
Unplug the TV power cord from the electrical socket. Press and hold the Power button and Volume Down (-) buttons on the TV (not the remote), and while holding the buttons, plug the power cord back in. Continue to hold the buttons down until a green LED light appears near the Sony logo on the TV front.
How do I force my Sony to factory reset?
Select System → About → Reset → Factory data reset → Erase everything → Yes. Select Device Preferences → Reset → Factory data reset → Erase everything → Yes.