Hard Reset SONY ERICSSON Walkman W8 E16

First method:

  1. First of all switch off device by pressing Power buttonHard Reset SONY ERICSSON Walkman W8 E16
  2. Press and hold combination of left and right Action buttons just under the display. HardReset SONY ERICSSON Walkman W8 E16
  3. Press the Power button while the others keys are still held. Factory Reset SONY ERICSSON Walkman W8 E16
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions as the phone immediately begins the process of Factory reset.
  5. Done, after restart your device will be ready.

Second method:

  1. Back up your important files, and download PC Companion from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. After installation you will see window with 4 options.
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  3. Now hover your mouse over the option "Support Zone Now!" and click "Start".
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  4. Next plese wait, until your program Install a suitable additive.
  5. Afterwards from the window with 3 options choose "Phone / Tablet Software Update", and click "Start".
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  6. Then click to "repair my phone / tablet".
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  7. Accept all informations.
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  8. Now your program will run "preparing computer for software update".
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  9. Select your model.
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  10. After that you will see window with informations.
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  11. Follow the instructions, and connect your device into your Personal Computer.
  12. Success!

WARNING !
Hard Reset will erase all of your data
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.

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