Hard Reset SONY Xperia C C2305 S39h

First method:

  1. Switch off the handset.
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  2. Now navigate to Settings -> Backup & reset -> Factory Data Reset -> Reset Phone.
  3. Then choose option option "Erase everything", and confirm that.
  4. Success!

Second method:

  1. Please download flashtool from Sony website: http://developer.sonymobile.com/services/flash-tool/
  2. Install drivers for your USB data cable.
  3. Then power off your device.
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  4. After that press and hold Volume Down, and connect to USB cable.
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  5. Now follow the instructions in your screen, and accept appropriate options.
  6. That's all.

Third method:

  1. Turn off your cell phone.
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  2. Hold and press Power button + Volume Up for about few seconds, or until you see menu of your screen.
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  3. After that follow the instructions on your screen.

Fourth 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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