Sony Ericsson Mobile Hard Reset

Having problem with your Sony Ericsson mobile. Here is generic tutorial on how to unlock or hard reset Sony Ericsson Android mobile phone. T hese are common unlock and reset methods. To hard reset specific Sony Ericsson smartphone model, select model from list below and check details.

Table of Content
  1. Sony Ericsson Mobile List
  2. Hard Reset
  3. Factory Reset
  4. Reset Using Google Find My Device

List of Sony Ericsson Mobile Models

  • Sony Ericsson Acro SO-02C
  • Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman
  • Sony Ericsson W8 Walkman
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Active
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia mini
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia neo
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 mini
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia X8

Hard reset wipes out all the data on mobile phone. Following data is completely deleted on hard reset.

  • Settings
  • System Data
  • App data
  • Downloaded Apps
  • SMS
  • Music
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • WhatsApp Data
  • Call Records
  • Network Settings

Hard reset fixes many problems like slow mobile phone, frequest restart, virus infection, frequent hanging or freezing, memory usage etc.

Hard Reset

  • Power off Sony Ericsson mobile using Power button.
  • After Sony Ericsson smartphone is switched off, press Power and Volume Up button together and hold them.
  • After few seconds, phone will boot and you will see Sony Ericsson or Android logo.
  • When you see boot options, release all the buttons at that time.
  • Navigate to wipe data/factory reset option using Volume buttons.
  • Press Power button to confirm it.
  • You will see Yes and No option on screen to wipe all the data. Select Yes using Volume button and press on Power
  • button to confirm it.
  • Next you will get option to reboot system. Select Reboot System Now option using Volume buttons and press on Power button.
  • This will reboot phone and complete hard reset of Sony Ericsson mobile.

Factory Reset

If your Sony Ericsson smartphone 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 Sony Ericsson, 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, Sony Ericsson will reboot to finish the reset process.

Reset Sony Ericsson Mobile using Google Find My Device

There is an option to reset Sony Ericsson phone using Google Find My Device service. This is useful when you have lost your phone and want to reset phone from remote place.

Here is instructions to reset device remotely.

  • Open Google Find My Device service in a browser.
  • If you are not logged into Google, you will be asked to login. Login using your Google username and password.
  • After logging in you will see three options such as Play Sound, Secure Device and Erase Device.
  • Click on Erase Device option.
  • Now you will see Erase All Data option.
  • Now select Erase option and click on it.
  • This will wipe all data on Sony Ericsson mobile remotely.

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