Saturday, August 18, 2012

How to Hard Reset Galaxy Nexus

What if your phone Galaxy Nexus is locked and you forgot the password or the phone becomes very slow in response because the phone memory becomes full or some apps causes the problem? The best thing you can do is to make a full hard factory reset .

Just what is a hard reset? Well , it's a simple process using the device buttons that restore your phone back to its default factory settings. It gets rid of all information, applications as well as all media files installed .  Be sure to back up all data and information stored on the phone before doing this.

Below is the procedure on how to hard reset Galaxy Nexus .

1.  Turn off the phone or simply pull the battery out and insert it back again.
2.  Hold Volume down and up button + Power On button until reset menu appears.
3.  Select Recovery Mode by using the volume keys to move through the available options.
4.  Press Power On button to select. The device will restart in Recovery mode.
5.  When robot appear + exclamation point hold again Volume Up and Down button + power On button
6.  Select wipe data/factory reset.
7.  Select Yes -- delete all user data.
8.  Select reboot system now.


  1. How To Perform Hard Reset / Factory Reset

    Master Reset:
    1. Touch Home Key > Settings > Privacy.
    2. Touch Factory data reset.
    3. Touch Reset phone. Check Erase SD card if you want to erase the memory card.
    4. Touch Erase everything.

    Hard Reset:
    1. Turn Phone off
    2. Press and hold Volume up button then Press and hold Power button till a menu will come out "Android system recovery"
    4. Use the Volume button to scroll up and down and use the Camera button to select (click on).
    5. Scroll down to "Wipe data/factory reset" and click on it.
    6. Scroll down to "Yes -- delete all user data" and click on it.
    7. After "Data wipe complete" click on "reboot system now"

    How to Factory Data Reset
    How Android

  2. Great for this. However, it is incredibly easy to get personal information from an android phone even had a factory reset.

    So if you want to sell your android phone, you must erase everything on it permanently to keep your personal data safety.