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How to Hard or Soft Reset Google Pixel 4a

How to Hard or Soft Reset Google Pixel 4a

The Pixel 4a is one of
the most adorable smartphones with incredible features released by Google
having that perfect: display, RAM, ROM, runs Android OS 9.0 Pie, 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 Pixel 4a then this is
a DIY guide for you.

Need to go through the phone
specs? You will find full specifications of GooglePixel 4a here.

Users of Android smartphones like Google Pixel 4a
mostly carry out a reset when the device becomes unresponsive or probably when
they want to hand to the Google Pixel 4a 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 Google Pixel 4a.

Just before you follow the tips below to
hard or soft reset your Google Pixel 4a. Do a backup of your personal data:

Setup an auto or carry out a manual backup regularly of your Google Pixel
following our guide here with
data or Wi-Fi connection.

You can
backup your Google Pixel 4a offline – without internet connection following the steps provided here.

If the
issue is password related. Be sure to
check our tutorial on how to unlock forgotten Pixel 4a password without
losing your data

Here are steps on how to hard reset Google Pixel 4a:

Step 1: You might want
to backup data because the reset will set your Google Pixel 4a back to its
factory mode. Else move to step 2.

Step 2: Ensure that your
Google Pixel 4a 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 Google 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 Google Pixel 4a:

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 Google Pixel
4a if switched off.

Go to Settings

Backup & Reset menu.

Factory data reset.

Press the “Reset phone”

That’s all, your Google Pixel
4a will erase everything in it and boot afresh.

Disclaimer: How to hard or soft reset guide for Google Pixel 4a 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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