Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Perform a factory data reset on android 8.1 Oreo devices. Factory reset android 8.1 Oreo will fix several issues such as low sound call quality, blank screen, touch screen not working, can’t send or receive messages, slow your android Oreo and other problems. This Factory data reset will erase all your device data, so before reset android 8.1 Oreo, backup and restore your android Oreo device data.
You can factory reset android 8.0 using system settings and using the hardware key (power button and volume button) settings. Follow below given both handy tricks to reset android 8.1 devices such as on Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo devices.
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How To Factory Reset Android 8.1 Oreo
In android 8.0 Oreo is a slightly different setting to factory reset your Oreo devices compare to previous versions.
1st Method: Factory data reset android 8.1 Oreo in Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL
Step 1: Go to settings in your Pixel 8.1 Oreo
Step 2: Tap system
Step 3: Tap Reset options
Step 4: Tap Factory data reset (Erase all data)
Step 5: Tap Reset phone
Unlock your android Oreo device if set Pattern lock or Password.
Step 6: Tap erase everything
It will erase all your android Oreo device data from your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices such as system & app data, Google account & other related accounts, third party apps, photos & music and more.
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2nd Method: Factory data reset android 8.1 Oreo When Locked
When you forgot your Pixel 2 password or pattern lock, you can reset pattern lock on Pixel 2 without unlocking your device.
Step 1: Turn off your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo devices.
Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until the phone vibrates.
You can view the Android system recovery screen on your android Oreo 8.1. By default start button show on Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL
Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode.
Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode.
You can see the android robot exclamation mark with a red triangle symbol on your pixel 2 devices.
Step 5: Press & hold the power button and volume up button one time only. Now, press the volume down button until highlight wipe data/factory reset, press the power button to select it.
This message show on your Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL screen: Wipe all user data?
Step 6: To confirm, press volume down buttons to scroll to Yes and press the power button to select it.
Clearing the cache may take 3-5 minutes.
Step 7: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.
Factory Reset Android 9 Pie using a phone settings
Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Erase all data (Factory reset) > Reset phone > Confirm your PIN or pattern lock or password > Erase everything
Factory Reset Android 10 using phone settings
Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Erase all data (Factory reset) > Erase all data > Erase all data
I hope this tutorial helpful to factory reset android 8.1 Oreo in Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL device. If you have any kind of problem, tell us in below comment box. Read more android 8.0 Oreo tips and tricks.