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Google Pixel Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

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Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your Pixel is very slow, you can reset the device to its factory settings. This will reset the telephone to the settings it had when you first turned it on.
  • Please note: your Pixel may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the Pixel. Make sure you have them at hand.
  • If you purchased a used device and do not know the code, you should ask the previous owner for it.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 2
  • Please note: resetting the device will erase all data and settings on the device. If necessary, make a backup on your computer.
  • Select Next for step-by-step instructions to reset the Pixel to factory settings.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Drag the arrow symbol up.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Choose Settings.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Backup & reset.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Optional: choose Device backup and choose an option.
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Choose RESET PHONE.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose ERASE EVERYTHING.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • All data and settings saved on the Pixel will be deleted.
  • The Pixel will automatically reset and reboot.
Google Pixel - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 10
  • The Pixel has been reset.
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