In this tutorial we will guide you step-by-step on how to hard reset ZTE X500 Cricket and restore it back to the factory default. Just follow the simple steps given below:

Android Smartphone are an excellent way to take all your private and important files, images, data, and all other imperative data with you. Thus we can declare that it is one of the finest gadgets in our pocket which has plenty of information regarding you. But in some cases when the ZTE X500 Cricket gets frozen due to many reasons, we have just one solution in our hand to turn it into working condition. Since we have Android OS benefits in our hand, therefore, we can do this by doing the hard reset of ZTE X500 Cricket.

Master Reset or Hard reset just restores your Android device back to the factory settings. Master Reset or Hard Reset wipes out all the information, each and every data stored on your Android device such as, all the downloaded Android apps, pictures, videos, etc.

ZTE X500 Cricket is featured with 600 MHz Processor, an Internal Memory of 512 MB which can be expandable upto 32 GB. Like the previous ZTE’s Android devices, it has also created a large user base or fan base. With an affordable price range, they also have provided some really good features with an elegant design and stunning look. ZTE X500 Cricket

So in this tutorial we will be showing you how to perform hard reset of your ZTE X500 Cricket. Just follow the simple steps given below:


This tutorial will definitely work when using ZTE X500 Cricket. While working of it on others is not yet confirmed. On applying the process given in this article to any another model or device may give an unwanted result. While applying this update we will not be responsible if anything occurs to your device, so continue at your own risk.


  1. You must take a back-up of all your personnel items and other impotent data, such as Call Logs, SMS, Contacts, Audios, Images, Videos, APN (Access Point Names) settings, Bookmarks, MMS settings, of your ZTE X500 Cricket.
  2. For successful completion of this process charge your Android device with up to a minimum of 25% – 30% battery.
  3. It is desirable that you must take out the SIM as well as external memory card from your ZTE X500 Cricket.

Steps for performing the hard reset on ZTE X500 Cricket

Method 1

If your ZTE X500 Cricket is properly responding to its display screen then attempt this method. This method is much preferred.

Step 1

Firstly go the Home screen of your ZTE X500 Cricket, and there select the ‘Menu’ icon.

Step 2

In the ‘Menu’ option, select the ‘Settings’ icon.

Step 3

Next, in the ‘Settings’ option, select the ‘Privacy’ icon.

Step 4

Now, under the above selected option, touch the ‘Factory Data Reset’ icon.

Step 5

There select the ‘Reset Phone’ option.

Step 6

Finally, touch and select the ‘Erase Everything’ option to wipe off all of the data and all the information from your phone memory.

Step 7

After the completion of this process, ZTE X500 Cricket will reboot to finish the above procedure.

Method 2

If your ZTE X500 Cricket get some fatal error or it just freezes, then perform the following the method.

Step 1

Firstly, shut down or power down your ZTE X500 Cricket.

Step 2

When it gets completely OFF, first take out the battery and then again put it in the phone.

Step 3

Now, press the Down Volume & Camera buttons simultaneously, and while pressing these buttons press down your Power button at the same time. Press and hold down these buttons for around 10-12 seconds.

After this when your ZTE X500 Cricket gets an Android icon on its screen, press down the ‘Menu’ key.

Step 4

Now, use the Down Volume button for scrolling purpose and through Camera button you can select the desired option.

Step 5

Since you are now in the Recovery Mode, select the “Wipe Data/Factory Reset” option using Down Volume button and then press down the Camera button to wipe off all of the data and all the information from your phone memory.

Step 6

Next, by using the Down Volume button select the ‘Yes – Delete all user data’ option on the screen to execute the above selected option’s function.

Step 7

After the completion of this formatting process, press down the Camera button to reboot the phone.

Step 8

Finally after this, you’ll have your ZTE X500 Cricket hard reset and restored back to the factory settings.


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