Follow this easy step by step guide on how to perform factory reset on Motorola Moto Z Droid that will bring the phone back to its original factory setting and solve any random issue that happen to the phone.
Factory reset is part of the troubleshooting actions that supposed able to solve most problems that happen to a smartphone, including Moto Z Droid. This is the last resort action that people can take when other action is not succeed in solving whatever problem that happen to the phone.
Performing factory reset is simple enough, yet it has one big downside where it will erase any data that was stored in the phone. It is not a really big deal especially if the phone owner has back up all data that they have through Google or through other means. It means that phone owner can restore everything and have their phone work back normally.
There are two methods to perform factory reset, the first one called soft factory reset and the second one called hard factory reset. Both methods give the same result but using different approach. Soft factory reset is easier to do because the option is available in Settings application. But if the phone is unable to boot into normal mode, then hard factory reset is the only option left.
Soft Factory Reset Moto Z Droid
If the phone is working normally, then it will be much better and much easier to go for soft factory reset. It is very easy to do, just follow the guide below:
- Go to Settings application on Motorola Moto Z Droid.
- Find the “Backup & Reset” option among the available menu and then tap on it.
- At the bottom of it, tap the “Reset Phone” option.
- After that, tap “Erase Everything” option to confirm it.
- Now wait while the factory reset process is working.
Hard Factory Reset Moto Z Droid
If the phone is unable to boot into normal mode for whatever reason, then it’s time to perform hard factory reset. To do that, power off the Motorola Moto Z Droid first, after that follow the guide below:
- Boot Motorola Moto Z Droid to Fastboot Mode.
- From Fastboot Mode, choose the “Recovery” option that will boot the phone to Recovery Mode.
- Use Volume Up and Volume Down button to move through the available options and find the “Wipe Data / Factory Reset” option. Make sure to highlighted it.
- Press Power button to select the highlighted option.
- Confirm this action by choose “Yes – Delete All User Data” option.
- Press Power button once more as final confirmation.
- Let the process begin and wait until it finished.
- Now use Volume button once again to find “Reboot System Now” option and make sure to highlighted it.
- Press Power button to select it and wait for the phone to reboot back to normal mode.
Soft factory reset and hard factory reset is actually the same thing, although it uses different approach. Both actions will bring the phone back to its original factory setting and will clear out any issue with the phone. Now the phone should work more effectively without any more problems that plague it before.