How to Factory Reset or Hard Reset LG V20

Bring your LG V20 to its factory settings where it work at its peak performance by performing factory reset and have all those problems solved by following this guide to do factory reset using two different methods.

When it comes to troubleshooting action for Android phone such as LG V20, then you have plenty options to choose. One of them is factory reset. Factory reset is supposed to be the last resort, where you can do it only when you have no other option. This should be the last thing to do because you practically wipe put the entire data on your phone, which is not something that people will happy about.

How to Factory Reset or Hard Reset LG V20

No matter what the consequences are, factory reset is very effective in dealing with different sort of issue that happen to your phone. Don’t over think it, just make sure you already back up the entire data you have on your LG V20, and you are ready to go.

Performing factory reset is not as hard as you may think it is. There are two methods to do this, the fastest and easiest method, soft factory reset and the longest and complicated method, hard factory reset. Both methods give up the same result but they used different approach. You can learn how to do both of it, so you can perform factory reset in different situation.

How to Soft Factory Reset LG V20

First method to learn is soft factory reset. This is the easiest and the most straight forward method where you can do it anytime you want without have to work around the system too much. Here is how to perform soft factory reset:

  1. Launch “Settings” application.
  2. Locate “Backup & Reset” option on Settings menu and tap on it.
  3. More menu will appear, find “Factory Data Reset” and tap on it.
  4. Tap on “Reset Phone” option on the bottom of the screen.
  5. If you already configured your unlock sequence, enter it before you can proceed.
  6. Tap “Delete All” and confirm it once again by tap “OK”.
  7. Factory reset will begun and wait until its completed.

How to Hard Factory Reset LG V20

When you unable to enter Settings app or when your phone is freeze up and you can boot into normal mode, that makes you unable to perform soft factory reset, then you must perform hard factory reset. You need to make sure that your phone is completely turned off before you can use this method.

  1. Once the phone is turn off, boot it to “Recovery Mode“.
  2. Use “Volume Up” and “Volume Down” button to find “Factory Reset” option inside “Recovery Mode” menu. Make sure to highlighted it and press “Power button” to select this option.
  3. Confirm this action by choosing “Yes”.
  4. Wait until the process is complete. It may take a while and when it’s done, the phone will reboot to normal mode and you can see the change.

Once you perform factory reset using soft or hard method, you can transfer your data back into the phone. Now the entire problem in your phone should be gone and you must pay attention on the app that you are going to install in there, as a precaution to prevent any problem in the future.

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