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Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua Device maintenance Soft reset (forced reboot)

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Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 1
  • If your Sony Xperia M4 Aqua doesn’t appear to be working completely as it should, you can solve this in many cases by turning your device off and then on again, or giving it a so-called ‘soft reset’.
  • With a soft reset, the operating system is rebooted and all services reloaded.
  • If you use this method of resetting, all your personal data, files and apps on the device will remain unchanged.
  • Choose Next for step-by-step instructions.
Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 2
  • To reboot the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua, press and hold the power button on the side of the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua.
Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 3
  • The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua will automatically reboot.
Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, enter the pincode and choose the tick symbol.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, swipe your finger over the screen to unlock it.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 6
  • The Sony Xperia M4 Aqua has been rebooted.
Sony E2303 Xperia M4 Aqua - Device maintenance - Soft reset (forced reboot) - Step 7
  • If the problem persists, try using a so-called ‘hard reset’ to solve the problem.
  • With a hard reset, the device is reset to the factory settings.
  • Note: In contrast to a soft reset, with the hard reset all your personal data, files and apps on the device will be lost.
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