LG G3

This tutorial will explain how to reset Android on your LG G3 device.

LG  G3If you’re having problems with Android on your LG G3 cellphone, or you have forgotten your lock pattern, you’ll have to apply a hard reset on your device.

We will explain two very effective and, above all, simple methods on how to reset Android on your LG G3.

There are two things you have to take into consideration before executing the steps for any of these methods.

The first thing you need to remember is, when you do a hard reset of Android, to return your LG G3 to factory settings, all of your personal data on your phone will be deleted. It’s advisable that you do a backup of all your files, before moving on with the tutorial.
The second thing is you need to make sure your phone will not run out of power in the middle of the procedure, so check your battery, and charge it if it’s less than 80% charged.

Hard reset Android on LG G3 using the settings Menu

To use this method to reset Android you need to be able to use your phone, and access it’s menus and settings. Follow these steps to go through with the hard reset.

  • Go to the applications Menu
  • click on “Settings”
  • Select Backup and Reset, and then select “Factory data reset”
  • Select “Reset Phone” and check “Erase all data” if you want a full factory reset.
  • Click “OK” and the process will start automatically. After your LG G3 restarts it will be as out of the box.

Hard reset Android on LG G3 using hardware buttons.

This is the method you will use to reset Android on your LG G3 if you can no longer use it. An example for this situation would be if you have forgotten your lock pattern.  Follow the steps to hard reset android on your LG G3:

  • Turn off your device
  • Press and hold the “Volume Down” button, and without letting go press and hold down the “Power” button.
  • When the LG logo shows up, release both buttons and immediately press them again.
  • When you see the hard reset menu appear on the screen, release both buttons.
  • Move up and down with the “Volume up” and “Volume down” buttons to select “Yes” and press the “Power” button to agree.
  • The reset process will start automatically, and take a few minutes, after which your phone will restart as out of the box.

Done! You have now reset Android on your LG G3, using any of the methods explained in this tutorial!

 

LG G2

In this tutorial we will explain how you can reset Android on  your LG G2 quickly and from the comfort of your own home.

LG G2There are two ways to reset Android on your LG G2 device.

The first method consists of using Androids Application Menu, while the second method assumes you don’t have access to the menu, and therefor you need to access the  factory reset menu instead.

The second method is recommended and needed if you have forgotten your pattern lock or your LG G2 device is locked or blocked for any other reason.

Before beginning to execute any of the two methods, remember that when you reset android on your device it returns to it’s out-of-the-box state, meaning that you will loose all your personal information and applications installed on the device. It’s advisable to do a backup of all your data, before continuing.

Also, make sure that you’re battery is at least 50% charged.

Reset android on a LG G2 mobile phone using software

If you can actually use your LG G2, but want to wipe it out for whatever reason, this is the method to use to reset android. Follow the next steps:

  • Access the Android Application Menu and go to “Settings“.
  • Go to “General” and then “backup and factory reset”.
  • Select the “Factory Reset” option
  • Press agree and the hard reset operation will commence on it’s own.

When your LG G2 device restarts it will in it’s original state,  just as out of the factory.

How to factory reset Android on LG G2 using hardware

You will use this method to reset Android if you are not able to use your LG G2, and thus can not access the application menu.

To execute this method, follow these steps:

  • Turn off your phone by pressing the power button and wait until your LG G2 shuts down completely
  • Press the Volume Down button and the Power button at the same time. The LG logo will appear on the screen of your LG G2
  • When you see the logo on the screen, let go of the power button, but keep pressing the volume down button and then press the power button once again.
  • On the screen the LG G2 factory reset menu will show up
  • To agree to go through with the factory reset, press the power button of your device.

Once your LG G2 reboots it will be as good as new.

Whichever method you have decided to apply to reset Android on your LG G2, you should now have a clean phone, like out of the box, to enjoy.

LG Nitro HD

We can reset Android in two different ways on the LG Nitro HD, an Android mobile phone at first exclusive to AT&T but later released for everyone.

LG Nitro HD

Before jumping into the reset Android methods, you need to know which one to choose:

If for some reason you can not remember the lock pattern on your LG Nitro HD and thus cannot use it, then you will need the second reset Android method.

If you still have full access into the applications menu on your LG Nitro HD, then you can use the first method in order to successfully reset Android.

Both methods will return your LG Nitro HD into it’s original factory state, eliminating all your personal data, apps, messages and contacts. This is ideal if you want to give it away or sell it.

Before continuin, please verify that your LG Nitro HD is charged up to at least 50%, in order to avoid blackouts in the middle of the reset Android process.

First method to reset ANDROID ON the LG Nitro HD

To reset Android on the LG Nitro HD through the applications menu you only need to follow these steps:

  1. Enter the settings area from the applications menu
  2. Then press in the Privacy section
  3. Within this area tap Factory data reset
  4. Finally you must press Clear All

SECOND METHOD TO RESET THE ANDROID LG NITRO HD

In this second method, we will manage to reset Android on the LG Nitro HD, by entering the recovery menu:

  1. Turn off the phone and wait 10 seconds to take the next step
  2. While holding the VOLUME DOWN button, also press and hold the POWER button
  3. When your LG Nitro HD starts to vibrate, release both buttons and wait
  4. If all goes well you’ll see an alternative menu
  5. Use the VOLUME buttons to move
  6. Position yourself on “Wipe data / Factory reset” and press the POWER button to continue
  7. On the next screen select and confirm “Yes – Delete all user data” option

 

The reset Android process will start and after a few seconds you will land again in the alternative menu: You just press the power button to restart your LG Nitro HD, you’re done.

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LG Optimus ME

In this tutorial we will teach you to reset Android on the LG Optimus ME, a phone LG which is outdated and right now standing at the low-end market, but it still has many users given its low price .

LG Optimus ME

In order to reset Android and restore the factory settings on the LG Optimus ME you can use one of the two traditional methods: Either reset Android from the menu or do a combination of buttons.

If you have completely lost access into the Android operating system, because the LG Optimus ME keeps throwing errors at you or you entered a pattern lock you do not remember, then you can only perform the second method, by using Android reset button sequence.

First method to reset Android ON YOUR LG Optimus ME

In this method you will use the application menu inside your LG Optimus ME to reset Android operating system, therefore your Android phone needs to be in working order. Follow these steps:

  1. Enter the application menu and tap Settings
  2. Navigate to privacy and tap factory data reset
  3. From this screen press reset phone
  4. Finally , press Delete all and wait for the computer restart mode first use

On the last screen you can format the SD card, if you decide to do all the data in it will be deleted , be careful if you enable this option.

SECOND METHOD TO RESET Android on your LG OPTIMUS ME

You will use a combination of buttons in order to activate the phone’s reset Android procedure and thus -hopefully- regain access into your LG Optimus ME.

LG Optimus MEUse the following steps:

Turn off the phone by taking the battery off and reinserting it after waiting 10 seconds.

Press the green key to making calls, the red End Call button next to the Volume Down key and wait for the screen to flicker

Release all buttons, the process has already started and you just have to wait for your LG Optimus ME to restart.

LG Optimus Black

In the following tutorial we will show you two options to reset Android on the LG Optimus Black.

LG Optimus Black

The LG Optimus Black features the Android 2.2 ( Froyo) / v2.3.4 (Gingerbread ) operating system and is internally powered by a 1GHz Cortex- A8 CPU, with 512 MB ​​of available RAM.

The Android operating system on the LG Optimus Black can be even upgraded to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).

Also, the LG Optimus Black includes a large screen of 4.0 ” with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, Optimus UI 2.0, multi-touch support, accelerometer sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor compass.

All these aspects makes the LG Optimus Black a keeper even at the day of this writing. Thus, if you got one, and it has slowed down, gives errors to you, or you are left blocked by the pattern block password, this reset Android procedure may solve your issues..

When performing an Android reset procedure, all user applications and  data are erased. Therefore -given the chance and if your LG Optimus Black is still working- it is recommended to backup your important data before continuing with this tutorial.

Reset Android on LG Optimus Black with keys

You can reset  Android on the LG Optimus Black even if you are left out of it’s Android OS, by using a button sequence. But note: There are problems with these methods:

Many LG user forums say that this phone does not accept a foolproof Hard reset method by using just the phone’s keys (as we used to do on other phones).

However, other users argue that they have managed to do a hard reset on their LG Optimus Black, following different key sequences.

Here we leave to you the most likely button sequences, for you to try:

FIRST METHOD TO RESET Android on your LG OPTIMUS BLACK

  1. When the phone is off , hold down the Power button HOME (home) + left hand
  2. While doing so the previous step, also press the POWER button ( on) for several seconds.
  3. The handset will power a factory reset is performed.
  4. When the LG logo is shown on the display , continue to hold the key for about two seconds and then release them all at once , before the LG logo disappears .

Second method to Reset ANDROID in the LG Optimus Black

  1. With the phone turned off, press VOLUME DOWN and POWER
  2. While the VOLUME DOWN button is pressed, release the POWER
  3. Wait until the menu appears and choose RECOVERY data / reset option Wipe

If neither of these methods works for you, and you have no access because your phone is locked with the pattern lock, the only alternative is to take your unfortunate LG Optimus Black to an official repair center because a special cable and software are required to achieve a hard reset on your phone.

OPTION 2 . Reset Android on LG Optimus Blac by Android’s menu

If you still have working access into your phone, then this method is for you.

You just have to go to the menu Settings> Backup and Restore > Factory data reset > Reset phone. ( If you want to erase all data on the SD card of your phone, select the Erase SD card checkbox )

The LG Optimus Black phone will turn on and perform factory reset immediately.

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