Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips
Here’s how to factory reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using phone settings and hardware keys. You need to reset Pixel 2 XL if you’re facing the issue of black screen of death, touchscreen unresponsive, Pixel 2 won’t turn on after fully charging, randomly restarting, etc. A factory data reset on Google Pixel 2 XL will erase all data from your device. So back up & restore your Google Pixel 2 data. This Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reset data will improve your phone performance, speed up your phone, and remove bugs from your device.
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How to Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
First of all, let see phone settings to factory data reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices. Make sure to backup your data before applying below given methods, it will delete all your Pixel data.
Factory Reset Data Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL Using Phone Settings
Step 1: Go to Settings in your Pixel 2 & 2 XL.
Step 2: Tap on System.
Step 3: Tap on Advanced.
Step 4: Tap on Reset options.
Step 5: Tap on Erase all data (factory reset).
Step 6: Tap on Erase all data.
Step 7: Tap on Erase all data again.
It will remove all your Pixel data including Google account, system & app data, third-party apps, photos & music and more.
Factory Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Using Hardware Key
This method will help when you forgot the pattern lock or password in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Using this trick, you can unlock your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. If none of the solutions fixes your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL problem, you’ll try this method.
Step 1: Power off your Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.
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 device. By default start button show on Google 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 above screen of the android robot exclamation mark with a red triangle on your pixel phone.
Step 5: Tap & hold the power button and press the volume up button one time only.
Step 6: Press the volume down button until highlight Wipe data/factory reset and press the power button.
This message appears on your Pixel screen: Wipe all user data?
Step 7: Press the volume down button to scroll to Yes and press the power button to apply it.
Step 8: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to reboot your Pixel.
And that’s all. I hope this tutorial help to factory reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. If you have any kind of problem, tell us in below comment box. Stay connected with us for the latest Android tips and tricks.