How to Reset Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

Several Pixel 2 XL users reported issues of display, screen burn-in, Blue tint, fatal camera error, connectivity issues, touch screen not working, hardware issue, etc. To fix Google Pixel 2 XL problems, boot Pixel 2 XL into safe mode or hard reset Pixel 2 XL device. Also, reported Pixel 2 XL randomly reboot several times a day. Not all Pixel 2 XL users will face these problems. Factory data reset or reset Pixel 2 will delete all your data including Google account, system & app data, downloaded apps, photos & music, and more. So before performing a hard reset, back up Pixel 2 XL data safely.

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How to Hard Reset Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2

Check out below given methods.

How to Reset Pixel 2 XL Using Hardware Key

Step 1: Turn off your Google 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. By default Start button show on Google 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 screen of the Android robot exclamation mark with a red triangle icon in your device.

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

You can see the Pixel 2 recovery mode screen that including reboot system now, reboot to bootloader, Apply update from ADB, Wipe data/factory reset, and other handy settings.

How to Reset Pixel 2 XL

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

This message appears on your Google Pixel 2 screen: Wipe all user data?

Step 7: Press the Power button to continue the process.

Step 8: To confirm, press the volume down buttons to scroll to Yes and press the power button to select it.

Clearing the cache may take 2-3 minutes.

Step 9: Press the volume down buttons to scroll to reboot system now, press the power button to select it.

Let see the other two handy ways to fix Pixel 2 XL problems.

How to Factory Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL When Powered on

Step 1: Go to Settings in your Pixel 2 XL.

Step 2: Tap System.

Step 3: Tap Advanced.

Reset Pixel 2 XL

Step 4: Tap Reset options.

Factory Reset Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Step 5: Tap Erase all data (Factory reset) in the latest Android 11 OS.

How to Reset Pixel 2 XL and Pixel 2

Step 6: Tap Erase all data.

How to Hard Reset Pixel 2 XL

Step 7: Tap Erase all data.

How to Boot Into Safe Mode Pixel 2 XL

Step 1: Press and hold the power button to view the power menu in your Pixel.

Step 2: Touch and hold the Power off button until show reboot to safe mode.

Step 3: Press OK to reboot safe mode Pixel 2 XL.

It will take 30-40 seconds to reboot your device.

Step 4: View the Safe mode symbol on the left side below the screen.

If you still facing issue in safe mode, it means hardware or OS related issue in your Pixel. If your Pixel working without any issue, you can find the third-party app that causing the issue on your phone and remove it. Restart your Pixel to exit safe mode Pixel 2 and 2 XL.

And that’s it. This hard reset Pixel 2 XL is the most helpful tips. Do you have any tips want to share to fix Pixel 2 XL problems? Stay connected with us for the latest Pixel 2 XL tips and tricks.

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