HTC One X Plus

If your HTC One X Plus has started to present erratic behaviour, maybe it’s time to reset Android on it, and return it to it’s factory settings.

HTC One X PlusWhen you reset Android you will delete your Google account on the phone, all accounts you have added to your sync settings, the apps you have installed, the personal data you have created, like calendar, contacts, etc., on your phone, and all system and app settings.

In this tutorial we will explain two ways of reseting Android. You can use one of the methods if, for example, you have forgotten your active lock pattern.

Before starting to reset Android on your HTC One X Plus, please make sure the battery of your device is fully charged. This will avoid any unwanted shut downs mid-process.

If you still have access to your HTC One X Plus’s applications menu, the first method is the one you need. If you have forgotten your lock pattern, you will need to use the second method.

Reset Android on HTC One X Plus  through OS settings

To reset Android, access the Applications menu on your HTC One X Plus and then select the option Backup & reset. Then press on Reset Phone, and decide if you want to erase all the data on your SD card, in which case you have to select Erase all data. Once you press OK, the process will start automatically.

Reset Android on HTC One X Plus, using hardware buttons

  • To do a hard reset Android on your HTC One X Plus, follow these steps:
  • Completely turn off your device.
  • Press the Volume Down button and the Power button at the same time.
  • Let go of both buttons when you see the an image on the screen representing three androids.
  • On the menu that shows up, use the volume keys to move up and down and select Factory Reset. Press the Power button to confirm your selection.
  • After confirming that you want to reset Android, your phone will automatically start the process and reset itself back to factory settings.

When your HTC One X Plus restarts it will be as it was when you first took it out of the box, ready for you to configure it just the way you want it. And just like that you have reset Android on your HTC One X Plus!

Huawei P8

In this tutorial you will learn two very simple methods to reset Android on Huawei P8.

Huawei P8

It will return to it’s out of the box state, leaving you with the feeling of having a completely a new Huawei P8.

Before we start make sure the battery of your device is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any unwanted shutdowns.

If you have access to your Huawei P8, it’s also a good idea to do a backup of all your data, if it’s to any interest to you and you don’t want to loose it.

Next you need to decide which of the two methods better applies to your scenario.

If you have access to the Android OS of your Huawei P8, you can use the method that involves using software options. If on the other hand you forgot your lock pattern, for example, or you need to completely reset your phone, you will use the method that involves pressing a combination of hardware buttons.

Reset Android on Huawei P8 using software

To reset Android on your Huawei P8 selection some options that are part of the Android OS, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on Backup & Reset
  3. Select Factory data reset
  4. Select Reset Phone

The process to reset Android will start automatically. Once it’s finished the device will restart having returned to it’s out of the box state.

Reset Android on Huawei P8 using hardware buttons

You will use this method to reset Android if your have lost access to your Huawei P8’s OS.

  1. Make sure your device is completely turned off.
  2. Press the Volume Up and Power button at the same time. When you see the Huawei and Android logo on the screen, let go of the Power button
  3. Using the Volume buttons to navigate through the options, select “Wipe data / factory reset” and confirm your selection using the Power button.
  4. The Huawei P8 will ask you again if you really want to wipe out all your data. Select the “Wipe data/factory reset” button to confirm and the process will start automatically. Wait until your device restarts, and it will back to factory settings, waiting for the new configuration.

You have now successfully reset Android, and hold in your hands a clean Huawei P8, ready for new life!

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2

This tutorial will show you two methods to reset Android on your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2.

ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 You will return your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 to it’s factory settings, removing any active lock pattern, lagging or errors your device might have.

Before you start with the procedure, make sure the battery of your device is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any unwanted shut downs.

Now you have to choose which of the two methods you will use to reset Android.

One method involves reseting android from the applications menu, which means you need to have access to the OS of your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 to be able to follow this procedure. The other method requires to press hardware keys in a certain sequence to be able to reset Android on the device. Which method you choose will depend on the current state of your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2

Reset Android on ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 through the applications menu

To reset Android through the applications menu of your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2, just follow these steps:

  • Go to the Applications Menu and then to Settings
  • Navigate down to Personal, and select Backup & reset
  • Go to Personal data and select Factory data reset
  • Select Reset Phone and read the warnings that show up on the screen
  • Select Erase Everything and confirm. The process will start automatically and when your phone restarts it will be at it’s out of the box state.

Reset Android on ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 using hardware keys

To reset Android using the hardware buttons of your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2, just follow these simple steps:

  • Make sure your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 is completely turned off.
  • Press the Volume UP key and while keeping it pressed down, turn on the phone.
  • When a menu on a black screen shows up, release the Volume Up key.
  • Use the Volume Up key to navigate to the Recovery option, and use the Volume Down key to confirm this selection.
  • Using the Volume Down key, navigate to the option Wipe data/Factory reset and press the Power key to select this option.
  • Repeat the last step to select the option Yes – Delete all user data and the process will start automatically.
  • The first menu will pop again, after the process is finished. At this point you need to restart your ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2 to finish the whole procedure.

That’s it! You have successfully reset Android on an ALCATEL ONETOUCH Evolve 2!

 

LG L Prime

If you have a LG L Prime and you wish to reset Android on that device, this tutorial will help you.

LG L PrimeWe will explain in detail how to return your LG L Prime to it’s out of the box state, without the need to hire a technician.

There are two ways to reset Android. For the first one you will need to have access to your LG L Prime’s applications menu. The second method is ideal if you do not have access to your mobile, for example if you forgot your lock pattern.

Before going any further with, please make sure your battery is charged to at least 80% to avoid any unexpected shutdowns in the middle of the process.

Reset Android on LG L Prime using the applications menu

The first thing you need to do to reset Android on your LG L Prime, is go to the applications menu, and then follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings
  • Select Reset & Restore
  • Select the option Factory data reset
  • Press on Reset Device
  • Select Erase Everything

The process will now start automatically. When your phone turns back on it will be as it was out of the box.

Hard reset Android on LG L Prime, using hardware buttons.

Please locate the volume and power buttons of your device. In the LG L Prime they are located at the back of the phone. You will need to press a sequence of these buttons in order to reset Android. Follow these steps:

  • Completely turn off your LG L Prime device. To make sure it’s completely powered off you can remove the battery and reinsert it after 10 seconds.
  • Once you’re sure the device is completely turned off, proceed to press the volumen down and power key buttons, and hold them until the screen shows the LG logo.
  • Let go of the Power button and then immediately press it again.
  • Using the volume keys to navigate the options, select YES and confirm with the Power button.
  • If needed reconfirm your choice, and when the power button is pressed the LG L Prime will start the process automatically.

And we’re done! You have now successfully reset Android on  your LG L Prime, but should you have any questions or doubts, please leave us a comment!

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.