How to Hard or Soft Reset Sonim XP8

The XP8 is one of the most adorable smartphones with incredible features released by Sonim having that perfect: 5.0inches display, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, runs Android OS 7.0 Nougat, has long lasting battery capacity, connectivity, multiple audio and video playing format. But if for any reason you want to hard or soft reset your XP8 then this is a DIY guide for you.

Need to go through the phone specs? You will find full specifications of Sonim XP8 here.

Users of Android smartphones like Sonim XP8 mostly carry out a reset when the device becomes unresponsive or probably when they want to hand to the Sonim XP8 or related device to someone else as a gift. But just before you proceed with your device reset do ensure you go through our quick fixing guide for camera, Bluetooth, SIM, Wi-Fi, YouTube or other issues that might be the reason you want to hard or soft reset Sonim XP8.

Here are steps on how to hard reset Sonim XP8:

Step 1: You might want to backup data because the reset will set your Sonim XP8 back to its factory mode. Else move to step 2.

Step 2: Ensure that your Sonim XP8 is charged to a minimum of 50% before you proceed.

Step 3: Hold down the volume up (or volume down) key and power button simultaneously for thirty (30) seconds or until the “Android or Sonim Logo” shows up.

Step 4: Use to volume key to Select “Wipe data/factory data reset”.

Step 5: Sit back and watch your wipe and after reset select “Reboot system now” and use the power button to accept.

Here is how to soft/factory reset Sonim XP8:

This option requires that the device must be in a good working condition which will enable to access the settings and do the reset.

Turn on the Sonim XP8 if switched off.

Go to Settings

Backup & Reset menu.

Factory data reset.

Press the “Reset phone” option

That’s all, your Sonim XP8 will erase everything in it and boot afresh.

Disclaimer: How to hard or soft reset guide for Sonim XP8 by THEUPSPOT is mainly for education purpose and we are in no way responsible for any data lost or whatsoever makes your device warranty void. So, we strongly recommend you first of all try to locate your phone’s support centre where the issue(s) might be fixed free or low cost. Although, this guide here is a do it yourself (DIY) free tutorial.

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