How to Factory Reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Here’s how to factory reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL device. To remove data from your Google Pixel device, resetting it to factory settings. This resetting process will erase all your data from your device. This reset phone is also called a hard reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. You’ll apply this setting if your Pixel 3 won’t turn on, touch screen unresponsive, black screen of death, and other issues.

This Pixel 3 factory reset data will remove all data from your phone’s internal storage including Google account, system & app data, downloaded apps, photos, music and other information related to your signed accounts. So back up and restore data on Pixel 3 & Pixel 3 XL before performing a factory reset. Apply below-given step by step process to reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to factory settings.

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This Pixel 3 factory reset will helpful while Google Pixel 3 won’t turn on or apps freezing or crashing and another problem occurs. If none of the solutions worked, you’ll try the factory reset or hard reset on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.

Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel and tap Settings.

Step 2: Scroll down at end of the page and tap System.

Step 3: Tap Advanced.

Here you can see Language & input, Gestures, backup, reset options, developer options if activated, multiple users, system update and more.

Reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Step 4: Tap Reset options.

How to factory reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Step 5: Tap Erase all data (Factory reset).

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Step 6: Tap Reset phone.

Step 7: Confirm your pattern lock or password to continue the process.

Factory reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL

Step 8: Tap Erase everything.

Now erase all your phone personal data and the third party downloaded apps in your Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL devices. You can’t back up this deleted information on your device. Also, clear cache partition or hard reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL using hardware key (Power and Volume buttons) to fix several issues.

Factory Data Reset when a phone is locked or won’t turn on

Step 1: Make sure to switch off your Pixel 3 XL.

Step 2: Press & hold the volume down button and the power button at the same time until your device vibrates.

Now Android system recovery screen is a view in your Pixel 3 XL. By default start button show on your Android device.

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 icon with No command on your Google Pixel 3 XL.

Step 5: Press & hold the power button and press volume up button one time only and then release the only the volume up button.

You can see several recovery mode options for your Google Pixel 3 XL.

Step 6: Press the volume down button until Wipe data/factory reset.

Step 7: Press the Power button to perform the factory reset.

This message appears on the Pixel 3 XL screen: Wipe all user data? By default No selected.

Step 8: Press the volume down button to select Yes.

Step 9: Press the power button to factory reset Pixel 3 XL settings.

Wait until wipe all data in your device.

Step 10: Press the volume up button until highlight reboot system now.

Step 11: Press the power button to reboot the system.

And that’s all. I hope this little article helpful to factory reset Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest updates.

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