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How To Perform Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Redmi 6A

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How To Perform Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Redmi 6A: Xiaomi’s entry-level smartphone, Xiaomi Redmi 6A  was launched in June 2018. The phone comes equipped with a 5.45-inch touchscreen display (720 pixels by 1440P). The Xiaomi Redmi 6A houses a 3000mAh non-removable battery and it is a great thing considering the device only has a 720P display. The device can easily last a whole day.

The Xiaomi Redmi 6A is powered by a 2GHz quad-core Mediatek Helio A22 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo at the top of Xiaomi’s MIUI. The Xiaomi Redmi 6A sports a 13-megapixel (f/2.2) primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front camera.

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 Redmi 6A. 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 Redmi 6A are listed below.

Steps To Hard/Factory Data Reset On Xiaomi Redmi 6A (2 Easy Methods)

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 Redmi 6A

  • 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 > Additional Settings

  • Find and tap on Backup and reset option

  • Tap on  Factory Data Reset

  • Tap on All files on the phone

  • Now follow the onscreen instruction to reset the device.

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

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