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Sony Xperia L1 Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

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Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your Sony Xperia L1 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 L1 may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the Sony Xperia L1. 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 Xperia L1 - 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 L1 to factory settings.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose Apps.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Choose Settings.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Backup & reset.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Scroll down.
  • Optional: under Googleâ„¢ Backup & Restore, choose Back up my data and choose an option.
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Choose RESET PHONE.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose ERASE EVERYTHING.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • All data and settings saved on the Sony Xperia L1 will be deleted.
  • The Sony Xperia L1 will automatically reset and reboot.
Sony Xperia L1 - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 10
  • The Sony Xperia L1 has been reset.
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