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Sony Xperia X - Android Nougat Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

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