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Sony C6603 Xperia Z Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

Sony C6603 Xperia Z
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your Sony Xperia Z 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 Sony Xperia Z may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the Sony Xperia Z. 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.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - 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 Sony Xperia Z to factory settings.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose the menu symbol.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Choose Settings.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Backup & reset.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Optional: Tick Back up my data.
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Optional: Tick Erase internal storage.
  • Choose Reset phone.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose Erase everything.
  • All saved data and settings on the Sony Xperia Z will be deleted.
  • The Sony Xperia Z will reset and reboot.
Sony C6603 Xperia Z - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • The Sony Xperia Z has been reset.
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