How to Factory Reset The Google Pixel and Pixel XL

This simple guide will help you to safely perform Factory Reset The Google Pixel and Pixel XL (Both Soft reset and hard Reset).It is the best way to fix some of the common issues on Google’s devices.This guide is applicable to most of the new generation Google Nexus and Pixel Devices.

Smartphones are now one of the most important parts of our lives as we can’t imagine our life without smartphones.Sometimes users install some badly coded applications for which devices act unusually.If are experiencing similar kind of Performance or Stability problems with your Pixel smartphone, then it’s time to do a factory rest.

If you want to restore your device to factory settings then you have to do a hard reset.Don’t worry we will be sharing step by step guide to Safely Factory Reset The Google Pixel and Pixel XL.We are sharing both soft and hard reset procedure.

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Before following the guide remember, a factory reset will delete everything like messages, call logs, apps, and games.So we highly recommend to backup your important data before doing a hard reset.Guide [icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Backup Important Data On Android (Non-rooted users)

How to Factory Reset The Google Pixel and Pixel XL

Step By Step Guide

Factory Reset The Google Pixel and Pixel XL

[icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Soft Reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL:

In order to soft reset Google Pixel or Nexus devices, first Settings » Backup & reset » Factory data reset » RESET PHONE 


[icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Hard Reset Google Pixel and Pixel XL:

(Once you are in the recovery mode, use Volume UP & Down button to navigate through options on recovery screen, and Power button to select an option.)

  • Now Select Wipe data or Factory reset option.
  • Then confirm factory reset by selecting Yes.
  • Done!!!!

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