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How to Hard or Soft Reset Sony Xperia 5 Plus

How to Hard or Soft Reset Sony Xperia 5 Plus

The 5 Plus is one of the
most adorable smartphones with incredible features released by Sony Xperia
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 5 Plus then
this is a DIY guide for you.

Need to go through the phone
specs? You will find full specifications of SonyXperia 5 Plus here.

Users of Android smartphones like Sony Xperia 5 Plus
mostly carry out a reset when the device becomes unresponsive or probably when
they want to hand to the Sony Xperia 5 Plus 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 Sony Xperia 5 Plus.

Just before you follow the tips below to
hard or soft reset your Sony Xperia 5 Plus. Do a backup of your personal data:

Setup an auto or carry out a manual backup regularly of your Sony Xperia
5 Plus
following our guide here with
data or Wi-Fi connection.

You can
backup your Sony Xperia 5 Plus 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 5 Plus password without
losing your data

Here are steps on how to hard reset Sony Xperia 5 Plus:

Step 1: You might want
to backup data because the reset will set your Sony Xperia 5 Plus back to its
factory mode. Else move to step 2.

Step 2: Ensure that your
Sony Xperia 5 Plus 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 Sony Xperia 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 Sony Xperia 5 Plus:

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 Sony Xperia 5
Plus if switched off.

Go to Settings

Backup & Reset menu.

Factory data reset.

Press the “Reset phone”

That’s all, your Sony
Xperia 5 Plus will erase everything in it and boot afresh.

Disclaimer: How to hard or soft reset guide for Sony Xperia 5 Plus 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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