Facing issue of Google pixel freezing or unresponsive? Factory reset or hard reset Google pixel and pixel XL devices. It will reset all your device personal data, account, third party apps, music, photos, system & app data and other settings from your pixel device. So also called master reset. If you pixel device has any problem and not solved after all methods applied, you will try this. I hope this master reset on pixel is fix issue.
Also useful for another issue such as pixel restarting itself, touch screen not working, poor sound quality on calls and more. If specific app related issue, enable safe mode on Google pixel and find that app & remove it. Let see step by step process to factory reset or hard reset Google pixel and pixel XL phone.
Related Tips: How to play YouTube video offline on Google Pixel
How to hard reset Google pixel and pixel XL
Below you can see complete guide to Google pixel and pixel XL hard reset or factory reset using power and volume button.
Step 1: Turn off your Google pixel and pixel XL 7.1.2 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 Google pixel. By default start button show on Google pixel & pixel 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 symbol on your pixel phone.
Step 5: Press & hold power button and press volume up button one time only and then release volume up button only
You can see Google Pixel recovery mode screen that including reboot system now, reboot to bootloader, Apply update from ADB, Wipe data/factory reset, and other handy settings.
Step 6: Press volume down button until Wipe data/factory reset
This message show on your Google pixel & pixel XL screen: Wipe all user data?
Step 7: Press Power button to continue process
Step 8: 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 9: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.
That’s all about how to factory reset or hard reset Google pixel phone.
Factory data reset Google Pixel & Pixel XL:
Settings > Personal > backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > unlock your device > Erase everything
Did you found above steps helpful to hard reset Google pixel device? If you found it helpful, don’t forget to share with others. Stay connected with us for latest Google pixel tricks.