How to factory reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Irritate of Google Pixel and Pixel XL frozen or random reboots? Not any solutions fix this pixel issues. You can use recovery mode or hard reset on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2 phone. Also factory reset Google pixel XL using hardware keys if pixel won’t turn on. There are two ways to perform factory data reset on Pixel and Pixel XL devices.

Below given solutions also useful if your Google Pixel crashing or touch screen not working in your pixel device. If in your pixel device any app related problem occurs, you can fix any app problem to enable safe mode in your pixel device. Most of all android and Samsung devices has same steps to perform this action. Follow below given step by step guide to factory reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL if forgot password or pattern lock.


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How to factory reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL 7.1.2

Check out below given two methods to fix any Google Pixel and Pixel XL problems.

1st Way: Factory reset Google Pixel without unlock your device

Step 1: Turn off your Google pixel and pixel XL

Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until the phone Android system recovery screen appear

Android system recovery mode use in your pixel

By default start button show on Google pixel & pixel XL

Recovery mode on Google pixel and pixel XL phone

Step 3: Press the volume down button until view recovery mode

Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode

android robot exclamation symbol with red triangle in your pixel device

You can see the above screen of android robot exclamation mark with red triangle symbol on your pixel phone.

Factory reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone

Step 5: Press & hold power button and volume up buttons same time to scroll to wipe data / factory reset, press the power button to select it.

This message show on your Google pixel & pixel XL screen: Wipe all user data?

Wipe all user data on pixel XL phone

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.

Reboot system now in your Google pixel XL devices

Step 7: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.

2nd Way: Factory reset your Google pixel and pixel XL when pixel turns on

It will erase all your pixel device information including Google account, photos & videos, music, third party apps and more. So before hard reset, backup your Google Pixel data.

Step 1: Go to “Settings

Step 2: Under personal section, tap on “Backup & reset

Here you can back up your pixel phone data using your Google account.

Step 3: Tap on “Factory data reset

factory Reset your Google pixel XL device

Step 4: Tap on “Reset Phone

If set Pattern lock / PIN / Password / Fingerprint, draw it to unlock your Google Pixel phone.

Factory data reset pixel if power on your pixel phone

Step 5: Tap on “Erase everything

That’s it. Do let us know you liked this factory reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL tutorial. If you have any problem, leave your feedback in below comment box. Stay connected with us for latest Google Pixel related news.

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