Hard Reset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D

First method:

  1. Power on the phone.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  2. Then goto Settings -> Backup & reset -> Factory Data Reset -> Reset Phone.
  3. Now select option "Erase everything", and confirm that.
  4. Done!

Second method:

  1. First 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. Now turn off your device.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  4. Then press and hold Volume Down, and connect to USB cable.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  5. Next follow the instructions in your screen, and accept appropriate options.
  6. Success!

Third method:

  1. Switch off your cell phone.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  2. Next hold and press Power button + Volume Up for about few seconds.
    HardReset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  3. Release them, when you see menu on your screen.
  4. Now follow the instructions on your screen.

Fourth method:

  1. You should first download and install program PC Companion.
    * In example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. If all went well, you will see window with 4 options.
    HardReset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  3. Next click "Start" under the name "Support Zone New!".
    Factory Reset SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  4. Wait until the process of the installation is completed.
  5. Now you should see window with in example option "Phone / Tablet Software Update".
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  6. Accept this option -> click "start".
  7. Then click "repair my phone / tablet".
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  8. Please follow all instructions, and confirm that.
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  9. Read "Inportant information", and confirm.
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  10. Afterwards PC Companion is "preparing computer for software update".
    Restore SONY Xperia Acro HD IS12 SO-03D
  11. Next select your phone / tablet model.
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  12. Follow steps, which you see in new window.
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  13. That's all.

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

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