Huawei Ascend Y221

If you wish to reset Android on your Huawei Ascend Y221 this is the tutorial for you.

Huawei Ascend Y221We will show you two methods to, in a very simple way, return your Huawei device to its factory settings.

Before starting with any of the two methods, make sure the battery of your Huawei Ascend Y221 is charged to at least 80% to avoid surprise shut downs.

You must now choose which method you will use. The first method is to be used if you have access to the applications menu and settings of your device. The other method is to be used if you do not have access to the Android OS of your Huawei Ascend Y221, for example if you forgot the lock pattern that you have previously set.

Reset android on Huawei Ascend Y221 via the applications menu

You will use this method to reset android if you have access to the Android OS on your device. Follow these easy steps and in no time you’ll have your Huawei Ascend Y221 as out of the box.

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & Reset
  • Select Factory data reset 
  • Select the option Reset Phone and then tap on Erase Everything.
  • Your Huawei Ascend Y221 will now start the process and reset Android. When it restarts it will be in it’s out of the box state.

Reset android on Huawei Ascend Y221 using hardware buttons.

If you have forgotten the lock pattern you set, or you cannot access the Android OS on your Huawei Ascend Y221 device for any other reason, this is the method you will use to reset Android. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be done in no time.

  • Turn off your device. To make sure it’s completely turned off, remove the battery for 5 to 10 seconds, and then reinsert it.
  • Press the Volume Up and Power buttons until you see the Android logo show up on the screen.
  • Using the Volume up and down buttons to navigate through the options, go to the Wipe data / Factory reset option, and press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Tap on the option to delete all user data and click the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Select the option Reboot system now to start the process

And you’re done! You should now have your Huawei Ascend Y221 device back to it’s factory settings by following the steps to reset Android.

Samsung Galaxy S5

If you’re the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S5 you want to reset Android on, this is the tutorial for you.

Samsung Galaxy S5We will show you a way to return your Samsung Galaxy S5 to it’s factory settings, which will come in very handy if, for example, you forget the lock pattern you set for it.

Before starting with any of the methods that we will explain to reset Android, pleas make sure the battery of your Samsung Galaxy S5 is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any complications.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 through the Applications Menu

To use this method to reset Android you will need to be able to access the Android OS  and the Applications menu of your Samsung Galaxy S5. Starting on the Main screen, follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & reset
  • Select the option Factory data reset
  • Confirm to start the process.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 using hardware buttons

If you got locked out of your Samsung Galaxy S5 by forgetting the lock pattern or for any other reason, this is the method you will use to reset Android

  • Make sure your device is completely turned off.  To be 100% sure, turn it off, remove the battery and wait 5 seconds before reinserting it.
  • Press the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons all at the same time
  • When you see the Android logo on the screen, let go of all the buttons and wait for a menu to show up.
  • Navigate through the options using the volume buttons until you reach the Wipe data/Factory reset option and press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Do the same process to select Yes – delete all user data and wait for the procedure to finish.
  • Once the main menu shows up again, press the power button to reset the Samsung Galaxy S5

You have now successfully reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S5 returning it to it’s out of the box state.

OnePlus One

In this tutorial you will learn two easy and quick ways to reset Android on your OnePlus One.

OnePlus OneGoing through this procedure you will make the Android operative system of your phone return to it’s out of the box configuration, just like it was when you first got it.

There are two methods to reset Android on the OnePlus One, choose the one that applies better to the current state of your device.

The first one is done through the applications menu, so you will need to be able to access the Android OS to use this method. It’s a good method to use if you want to give the OnePlus One for someone else to use, or just want to give it a fresh start.

If you have a lock pattern set on your device, or for some other reason you can’t have access to the applications menu, you will have to use the second method, which involves pressing a combination of hardware buttons.

Reset Android on OnePlus One through the applications menu

To reset Android on your OnePlus One, go to the applications menu and go through the following steps

  • Go to Settings and then Backup and Reset
  • Select Factory data reset
  • Read all the warnings and press Reset Phone
  • Select Erase everything and confirm the process.

In a few minutes your device will restart with it’s factory settings.

Reset Android on OnePlus One using hardware buttons

To reset Android you have to turn off your OnePlus One completely and follow these steps:

  • Keep the Volume Down button pressed at the same time as the Power button
  • Let go of the buttons when the device vibrates and a menu will show up on the screen.
  • Use the volume buttons to navigate through the options until you reach Wipe data/Factory reset and use the Power button to confirm the option.
  • If you want to delete all the data, select Wipe media

Once the process has finished, keep the power button pressed for several seconds, to reset your OnePlus One

You have now managed to reset android on your OnePlus One!

HTC Desire 820

In this tutorial we will show you how to reset Android on the HTC Desire 820, using any of the two methods we will describe.

HTC Desire 820Your HTC Desire 820 will end up with a clean operative system, without any lagging or malfunctions, just like out of box. This also comes handy if you want to sell your device, or give it away for someone else to use, and want to get rid of all the personal data stored in it.

Also, if you have set a lock pattern on the HTC Desire 820, and forgot what it is, all you have to do is reset Android, and you’ll regain control of your device.

Before starting with any of the two methods, please make sure the battery of your cellphone is charged up to at least 80%.

First method to reset Android on HTC Desire 820

To reset Android on HTC Desire 820 with this method, you must have access to the applications menu of your device. If that is the case, just follow these simple steps:

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & Reset
  • Tap on Reset Phone.
  • Select Erase all data, if you want to return your phone to factory settings, deleting all media and other personal documents. Select Erase SD Card if you want to delete everything from there as well.
  • Press OK and the process will start on its own.

Second method to reset Android on HTC Desire 820

If you have lost access to the operative system of your HTC Desire 820, you will need to reset Android using this method:

  • Make sure your device is completely turned off.
  • Press Volume Down and Power button together, until you see three android logos on the screen.
  • Use the Volume buttons to navigate through the options, until reaching Factory reset, and press the Power button to select.
  • Wait a few minutes for your HTC Desire 820 to restart with factory settings.

You’re done! You have now reset Android on your HTC Desire 820!

Xiaomi Redmi 2

In this tutorial we will explain how to reset Android in the Xiaomi Redmi 2, and in this way return it to factory settings.

Xiaomi Redmi 2Before starting, we recommend that you make sure that the battery of your phone is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any unwanted shut-downs during the process.

Having done this, if you have access to the Applications menu of your Xiaomi Redmi 2, you can use the first method to reset Android.

If you have set a lock pattern on your device, and don’t remember it, the second method will be ideal for you.

First method to reset Android on Xiaomi Redmi 2, through the applications menu

  • To reset Android on your Xiaomi Redmi 2 using this method, you just have to go to the Applications menu and follow these steps:
  • Go to Settings -> Backup & Reset
  • Choose Factory data reset and then Reset Phone
  • To complete the operation and really go back to factory settings select the option Erase everything.

And you’re done!

Second method to reset Android on Xiaomi Redmi 2

If you have forgotten the lock pattern you have set on your Xiaomi Redmi 2 and you need to reset Android to regain access to the device, just follow these steps:

  • Make sure your device is turned off.
  • Press Volume Down button and without letting press the Power button.
  • Let go of both buttons when the Recovery menu shows up on the screen. Using the Volume Down button, navigate through the options to select Recovery Mode, and use the Volume Up button to enter.
    When you see the Android logo, press the power button to see the menu options
  • Navigate through the options using the Volume Buttons to select Wipe data / Factory reset, and use the power button to select.
  • In the same way select the option Yes – Delete all user data, and wait until the process finishes.
  • When the Xiaomi Redmi 2 restarts, you need to turn it off and again, to finish the process of reset Android.

Done! You have finished the reset Android process on the Xiaomi Redmi 2!