Last Updated on December 9, 2020 by Bestusefultips
Want to reset all settings to default in your Google Pixel 5? Here’s how to reset Pixel 5 to factory settings. When you perform a factory reset on Pixel 5, it will delete Google account, photos, videos, internal storage, system & app data settings, downloaded apps, and other user data. Make sure to back up your data before factory reset Google Pixel 5. If your Pixel 5 won’t turn on or the touch screen unresponsive, you can hard reset it using hardware buttons (Power & Volume keys).
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How to Factory Reset Google Pixel 5
Check out below given two methods to reset Google Pixel 5 to factory settings. Make sure to restore your important data before applying the below settings.
How to Reset Pixel 5 to Factory Settings Using Phone Settings
Step 1: Swipe down the notification panel from the top and touch the Settings gear icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and tap on System.
Step 3: Tap Advanced.
Step 4: Tap on Reset options.
Step 5: Touch Erase all data (Factory reset).
You can see the list of erasing data from your Pixel’s internal storage. Here you check or uncheck the erase downloaded SIMs option also.
Step 6: Tap on Erase all data.
Confirm your screen lock to continue the process.
Step 7: Tap the Erase all data button to delete all your phone data.
You can wait until reset all settings to default in your Google Pixel 5. You need to set up your Pixel again after the format complete.
How to Reset Google Pixel 5 Using Power & Volume Buttons
You can apply the below settings if your Pixel 5 unresponsive touch screen, black screen, won’t power on, frozen, and other issues. Don’t forget to back up data before hard reset your device.
Step 1: Confirm Power off your Pixel 5.
Step 2: Tap & hold the power and volume down button at the same time until the Start screen view.
Step 3: Press the Volume down button until view the Recovery mode.
Step 4: Press the Power button to enter recovery mode Pixel 5.
Step 5: Now, Android Robot exclamation mark with No command message view.
Step 6: Long press the power button and press the volume up button once to view the Android recovery menu.
You can see the Pixel 5 recovery menu including Reboot system now, Reboot to bootloader, enter fastboot, Apply update from ADB, Apply update from SD card, Wipe data/factory reset, Power off, etc.
Step 7: Press the volume down button until select the Wipe data/factory reset.
Step 8: Press the Power button.
You can see this message: Wipe all user data? This cannot be undone!
Step 9: Press the volume down button to select Factory data reset.
Step 10: Press the Power button to apply it.
Wait until wiping the data in Pixel 5.
Step 11: Press the Power button to reboot the system now in your Pixel 5.
Delete all your phone data and reset your Pixel to factory settings.
That’s all. We hope this makes it clear how to reset Pixel 5 to factory settings. If you have any questions, tell us in below comment box. Stay and connect with us for the latest Pixel 5 tips and tricks.