How To Hard Reset Sony Xperia XZ

If your Sony Xperia XZ becomes unresponsive or doesn’t function like normal, the best solution is to perform a hard reset to return the Xperia XZ back to the factory default mode. Also read, how to factory reset Sony Xperia XZ.

It’s important to note that doing a Sony Xperia XZ hard reset, it’ll remove and delete all data, apps, and settings. You should back up your Xperia XZ to prevent any data from being lost. The way to back up data on your Sony Xperia XZ is by going to Settings > Backup & reset. For the rest of your files you can use a backup app or service.

How to Hard Reset a Sony Xperia XZ:
  1. Turn off your Xperia XZ.
  2. Press and hold at the same time:  Volume Up + Home button + Power button, until you see the Sony logo.
  3. Then select from Recovery Mode menu “wipe data / factory reset” using Volume buttons to navigate and Power button to confirm.
  4. Select “Yes — delete all user data” to confirm the whole operation.
  5. After that select option “reboot system now”.

 

How to Hard Reset a Sony Xperia XZ Method 2:

  1. Turn on the Xperia XZ
  2. Once you get to the Home Screen go to Menu and then to Settings.
  3. Select Backup & reset and then Reset device.
  4. To confirm your choice select Erase everything.

 

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