Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Irritate of Google Pixel and Pixel XL frozen or random reboots? Here are the two ways to perform a factory reset a Google Pixel and Pixel XL devices. Not any solutions fix this pixel issues. You can use recovery mode to hard reset on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL phone. Also, the factory reset Google Pixel XL using hardware keys if your Pixel phone locked or won’t turn on.
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. Follow the below-given step by step guide to factory data reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL if forgot password or pattern lock.
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How To Perform a Factory Reset on Google Pixel and Pixel XL
Check out below given two methods to reset Google Pixel to factory settings. It will erase all your Pixel device information including Google account, photos & videos, music, third party apps, and more. So before factory reset or hard reset, backup your Google Pixel data.
Factory Reset Google Pixel Without Password
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.
By default Start button show on Google Pixel & Pixel XL.
Step 3: Press the volume down button until view the Recovery mode.
Step 4: Press the power button to restart into recovery mode.
You can see the above screen of the Android robot exclamation mark with a red triangle symbol on your Pixel phone.
Step 5: Press & hold the 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?
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 Google Pixel and Pixel XL When Phone Powered On
Step 1: Go to “Settings”.
Step 2: Under the 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”.
Step 4: Tap on “Reset Phone”.
If set Pattern lock/PIN/Password/Fingerprint, draw it to unlock your Google Pixel phone.
Step 5: Tap on “Erase everything”
Factory Data Reset Android 8.1 Oreo
Settings > System > Reset options > Erase all data (Factory reset) > Reset phone > Confirm your PIN or pattern lock or password > Erase everything
Factory Reset Android 9 Pie
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
Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Erase all data (Factory reset) > Erase all data > Erase all data
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