How To Perform Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite

How To Perform Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite: Xiaomi is a very well known brand now. In India, it is the number one brand and the company has been focusing more on quality products lately. The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is the successor to the last year’s Xiaomi Mi A1. The much-hyped Xiaomi MI A2 Lite was launched in July 2018.  As the name suggests, it is the smaller variant (in specs) of the Xiaomi Mi A2. The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite comes equipped with a large 5.84 inches FHD+ screen. The display resolution is 1080×2280 pixels. The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite is powered by Snapdragon 625 coupled with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

It houses a 4000 mAh battery. It sports a 12 MP front and a 5 MP back camera. The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and its an Android One device which means the device will get software support from Google. The device comes with a notch display whereas the Xiaomi Mi A2 has a simple display.

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 A2 Lite. 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 A2 Lite are listed below.

Steps To Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite (2 Easy Methods)

Perform Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite

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

Recovery mode method:

  • Enter into recovery mode on your Xiaomi Mi A1.

Guide: How To Enter Recovery Mode On Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite

  • Use volume buttons to highlight wipe reset and use the power button to select
  • Use volume buttons to highlight wipe all data and use the power button to select
  • Confirm when prompted

From the settings menu:

  • Open settings
  • Find and tap on Backup and reset option
  • Tap on  Factory reset
  • Tap on Reset Phone
  • Select Erase everything

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

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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