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How to Hard Reset Google Pixel 5

Last Updated on December 12, 2020 by Bestusefultips

Want to reset Pixel 5 with buttons (Power & Volume up & down)? Here’s how to hard reset Google Pixel 5. You can perform hard reset or master reset Pixel 5 when your Pixel touch screen is unresponsive, black screen of death, won’t turn on, stuck on Google logo, forgot password or PIN, and other issues. Before factory reset using hardware buttons, make sure to back up your data. It will delete all your Pixel data including internal storage, photos & videos, downloaded apps, Google account, and more.

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How to Hard Reset on Google Pixel 5

Step 1: Tap & hold the Power button until the power menu appears and tap on Power.

Step 2: Tap on Power off.

Start menu in your Pixel 5 hard reset settings

Step 3: Touch & hold the power & volume down button at the same time until the Start option appears.

Pixel 5 hard reset using Recovery Mode

Step 4: Press the Volume down button until Recovery mode appears.

Step 5: Press the Power button to boot into recovery mode in Pixel 5.

No command symbol on Pixel 5 when hard reset

Step 6: You can see the Android Robot exclamation mark with No command symbol on the screen.

Step 7: Touch & hold the power button and press the volume up button once only to enter into Android recovery screen.

How to Hard Reset on Google Pixel 5

This recovery settings including Reboot system now, Reboot to bootloader, enter fastboot, Apply update from ADB, Apply update from SD card, Wipe data/factory reset, and more.

Wipe data or factory reset using recovery mode on your Google Pixel 5

Step 8: Press the volume down button until highlight Wipe data/factory reset.

Step 9: Press the Power button.

This message view: Wipe all user data? This cannot be undone!

How to Hard Reset Google Pixel 5

Step 10: Press the volume down button to select Factory data reset.

Step 11: Press the Power button to access it.

You can wait until wiping the cache & data in your Google Pixel 5.

Step 12: Press the Power button to reboot the system.

It will set all your Pixel settings to default phone settings. You need to set up your Pixel 5 again like screen lock, wallpapers, etc.

How to Factory Reset Pixel 5 Using Phone Settings

Factory Reset Pixel 5 to erase all data

Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Erase all data (Factory reset) > Erase all data > Confirm your screen lock > Erase all data

That’s all. We hope the above-given method is used to hard reset your Google Pixel 5. If you have any kind of trouble, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest Pixel tips and tricks.

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