Hard Reset SONY SGP612CE Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

First method:

  1. Start by holding down the Power key in order to switch off the device.Hard Reset SONY SGP612CE Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact
  2. Next, find and tap Settings and go to Backup & Reset.
  3. Then selec Factory Data Reset and tap Reset Tablet
  4. Choose Erase Everything if you are sure you want to clear all your data. 
  5. In the next step select OK to confirm the whole operation.
  6. Success! You have just performed the hard reset operation.

Second method:

  1. At the very begining you should download flashtool from Sony website: http://developer.sonymobile.com/services/flash-tool/
  2. Make sure, that you have installed drivers for your USB data cable.
  3. In the next step turn your device off.
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  4. Then press and hold Volume Down, and connect to USB cable.
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  5. Follow the instructions which pops up and accept appropriate options.
  6. Congratulations! The hard reset has just been completed.

Third method:

  1. First of all, download PC Companion, in example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. In the next step install it and run.
  3. Next you will see window with 4 options.
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  4. Choose option "Support Zone New!", and click "Start".
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  5. Wait for the program to install the appropriate add-on.
  6. After that you will see next window with 3 options.
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  7. Go to option "Phone / Tablet Software Update", and click "Start".
  8. Select "repair my phone / tablet".
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  9. Now follow the instructions and accept all informations. 
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  10. Please be patient and wait until preparing computer for software update is complete.
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  11. Afterwards choose your phone / tablet model.
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  12. If you see this window, then connect your device into your PC.
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  13. Great job! Your device is ready to use.

How To Hard Reset SONY Xperia Z

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

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