This guide will show you how to do a soft reset or hard reset on Moto G. Smartphone allows us to perform this procedure in different ways: using the settings, buttons or service codes. We explain in detail below how to do hard reset on Moto G.
Hard reset is a useful function, which is used in situations when your smartphone works not so much as we would like.
This can happen for several factors: an application installed or uninstalled wrong, do not remember the unlock pattern or password, constant errors on screen and performance slowdown.
Before hard reset on Moto G we advise you to charge the battery, remove the SIM card and SD-card.
Remember that the hard reset on Moto G deletes all data in the internal memory of smartphone, so you should make a backup of all data, documents, contacts, messages, files, ring tones, etc.
Hard reset on Moto G through the Settings menu
On the main screen select ‘Settings’ and go to ‘Backup and restore’. Then you need to select ‘Factory reset’ and ‘Delete all’, confirm your choice and the process of hard reset on Moto G will begin.
Following these steps, you can have your smartphone as when you brought out of the box for the first time.
Hard reset on Moto G via service codes
If you need to hard reset phone, you can enter the following code in the calling application: *#*#7378423#*# *.
In the menu, go to “Settings”, then “Reset customization” and “Erase everything”. If you press “yes”, your smartphone will begin to make the hard reset or reset to factory settings.
Hard reset on Moto G through Recovery mode
- After completely turn off the phone, you need to press Volume Up button, Power button and Home button.
- Smartphone will turn on and enter the Recovery mode. You will see a menu with a several options on the screen.
- You need to select Wipe Data/Factory Reset option and choose it by pressing Power button. Then you will see a submenu. Select Delete All User Data and press Power button again.
- Once all data have been deleted, the smartphone will return to the previous menu. Finally, we will press Reboot System Now, then your smartphone will restart automatically. Hard reset on Moto G is complete, your smartphone as a new.