How To Factory Reset Huawei P9
A common way to fix any Huawei P9 problem is to factory reset the Huawei P9. It will give you a fresh start on the device, as this will make the smartphone seem like it just came out of the box. Below are the instructions on how to get your Huawei P9 back to factory settings.
It’s important to note that before you decide to factory reset a Huawei P9, it’s suggested to back up all files, data, and images to prevent anything important from being lost when the phone becomes a blank slate. The best way to back up your Huawei P9 is by going to Settings and then to Backup & reset.
How to Factory Reset Huawei P9
Go to the notification section of the Huawei P9 and select the gear icon to bring up Settings. From the settings page, select Backup and reset listed under User and Backup and choose Factory data reset. Make sure that everything important has been backed up, and then at the bottom of the screen select Reset device. Then select Delete all and wait for the process to complete and the phone to reboot.
How to Factory Reset Huawei P9 with Hardware Keys
If you find that the touchscreen is unresponsive, there’s a problem accessing the menu, or maybe you forgot your pattern lock, then you can still factory reset your Huawei P9 using the hardware keys.
- Turn off the Huawei P9.
- Press and hold the Volume up button, the Home button, and the Power button at the same time until you see the Android icon.
- Using the Volume down button to scroll, highlight the wipe data/factory reset option and press the Power button to select it.
- Using the Volume down button, highlight Yes – delete all user data and press the Power button to select it.
- When the Huawei P9 restarts, everything will be wiped and will be ready for you to set everything up again.