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How To Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A1 (2 Easy Methods)

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has shown great improvements in the year of 2017. With some cool devices with good features, the manufacturer has grown as the 4th most top smartphone manufacturer in the global market. While in India they topped in smartphone sales pushing back the smartphone giant Samsung in statics. The Xiaomi Mi A1 is no doubt the most successful smartphone from the manufacturer in the year of 2017. The device has received a lot of good reviews in terms of features, performance, and camera. The smartphone with 5.5-inch display gained a lot of attention for their camera performance. With the dual camera setup at the rear, the device can click some good sharp pictures.

The hard or factory reset is a must known thing for all users. The hard or factory can be a great means of troubleshooting and can clear many issues with the device. When you perform this all the data and settings of the device will be wiped. In this way, your device will be taken back to the stock or factory default condition. The most important thing to note is that performing this can delete all the available data on your device including the contacts, media files, app data etc. So it is always important that you take a complete backup before going forward with the process.

There are two methods to perform a hard or factory reset on your Xiaomi Mi A1. Either you can boot your device on to recovery mode and perform it. Reset option is also available in the settings menu of the device alternatively. The recovery mode method can be useful when you lose access to the interface of the device. Both the methods on How To Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A1 are listed below.

Steps To Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A1 (2 Easy Methods)

Guide To Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A1 (2 Easy Methods)

There are two methods to do this and both are listed below.

Recovery mode method:

  1. Power off your device
  2. Press and hold power button and volume up button
  3. When M1 logo appears on the screen release the buttons
  4. Use volume buttons to highlight wipe reset and use power button to select
  5. Use volume buttons to highlight wipe all data and use power button to select
  6. Confirm when prompted

From settings menu:

  1. Open settings
  2. Find and tap on Backup and reset option
  3. Tap on  Factory reset
  4. Tap on Reset Phone
  5. Select Erase everything

Hope you are clear with the guide. If you have any queries or feedback leave a comment below.

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