How To Factory Reset Android 10: 2 Methods

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This article teaches you how to factory reset Android 10. Two ways to factory data reset an Android 10 device, one is phone settings and another is entering android 10 into recovery mode. You can perform a factory reset to fix several issues such as phone running slow, touch screen not working, phone freezing or won’t respond and more. Google officially launched Android 10 new features including new gesture system, Dark mode, Focus mode, Parental controls, Apps location permission and more.

You can remove data from your phone by resetting it to factory settings. A factory reset erases all your data from your phone. So make sure backup & restore your important data to Google account before performing this action. Follow the below-given step by step process to factory reset Android 10 devices including Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, 3 XL, Pixel 3a and 3a XL.

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How To Factory Data Reset Android 10 using phone settings

Check out below given two methods to factory reset data on the Android 10 device.

1st Method: Reset Android 10 to factory default using phone settings

Step 1: Open your phone’s settings app

Step 2: Scroll down and Tap System

Advanced settings in Android 10

Step 3: Tap on Advanced

Reset Android 10 using phone settings

Step 4: Tap Reset options

Erase all data on Android 10

Step 5: Tap Erase all data (Factory reset)

This will erase all data from your phone’s internal storage, including your Google account, system & app data, downloaded apps, photos, music and more.

Factory reset Android 10

Step 6: Tap Erase all data again

Confirm the screen lock you set to continue the process. All of your personal information, including downloaded apps & SIMs, will be deleted. You can’t undo this.

Erase Android 10 data

Step 7: Tap Erase all data

Now, wait until complete the process to android 10 factory reset data.

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2nd Method: Factory reset Android 10 using recovery mode

Step 1: Powered off your android 10 device

Step 2: Long press power button and volume down button at the same time until waking up the screen

Android 10 recovery mode

Step 3: Tap Volume down button until seeing the Recovery mode

Step 4: Press Power button to enter android 10 into recovery mode

No command

Step 5: You can see the Android Robot exclamation mark symbol with “No command” message

Step 6: Now tap & hold the power button and press volume up button only once to view the recovery mode screen

Android 10 recovery menu

You can see the Reboot system now, Reboot to bootloader, Apply update from ADB, Apply update from SD card, Wipe data/factory reset, Mount/system, View recovery logs, Run graphics test, Run locale test and Power off options.

Android 10 factory reset using recovery mode

Step 7: Press volume down button until highlight Wipe data/factory reset

Step 8: Press the power button

You can see this message on the screen: Wipe all user data? This cannot be undone!

How to factory reset Android 10

Step 9: Press the volume down button to select Factory data reset

Step 10: Press the power button

Now, wait until the complete process in your device. You’re device reset to default factory settings. After restarting your device, you can backup your Pixel phone data using your Google account id and password.

And that’s it. We hope the above-given methods useful to factory reset Android 10. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Don’t forget to check out our other latest android tips and tricks.

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