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Sony F8331 Xperia XZ Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

Sony F8331 Xperia XZ
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your Xperia XZ 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 Xperia XZ may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the Xperia XZ. 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 F8331 Xperia XZ - 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 Xperia XZ to factory settings.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose Apps.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Choose Settings.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Backup & reset.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Scroll down.
  • Optional: choose Back up my data and choose an option.
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Choose RESET PHONE.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose ERASE EVERYTHING.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • All data and settings saved on the Xperia XZ will be deleted.
  • The Xperia XZ will automatically reset and reboot.
Sony F8331 Xperia XZ - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 10
  • The Xperia XZ has been reset.
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