Factory reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is one of the best ways to fix bugs of your latest Google’s smart phones. If you’re Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL facing issue of blank screen, app crashes or freezing, can’t make or receive call and Pixel 2 won’t turn on after fully charging. A factory data reset on Google Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 will erase all data from your device. So back up & restore Google Pixel 2 data.
In this tutorial, I will show you both methods to factory reset Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2 using phone settings and hardware keys. This Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL reset data will improve your phone performance and remove bugs from your device. Check out below given both methods to perform a Factory Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo 8.0 devices.
Two handy ways to Factory Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Oreo 8.0
First of all let see phone settings to factory data reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices.
1st Method: Factory reset data Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL
Step 1: Go to settings in your Pixel 2 Oreo
Step 2: Tap system
Step 3: Tap Reset
Step 4: Tap factory data reset
Step 5: Tap Reset phone
Step 6: Tap erase everything
It will erase all your android 8.0 data from your Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device such as Google account, system & app data, third party apps, photos & music and more.
2nd Method: Factory Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL using hardware key
This method will helpful when you forgot 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 solution fixes your Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL problem, you’ll try this method.
Step 1: Turn off your Google pixel 2 and pixel 2 XL phone
Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until the phone vibrate.
You can view Android system recovery screen on your android 8.0 Oreo. 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 android robot exclamation mark with red triangle on your pixel phone.
Step 5: Press & hold power button and volume up button 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.
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 latest android Oreo tips.