Hard Reset SONY Xperia C3 D2533

First method:

  1. In order to turn off the phone hold down Power button. Hard Reset SONY Xperia C3 D2533
  2. Afterwards go to Settings and then to Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Reset Phone
  4. Choose Erase Everything if you are sure you want to clear all your data. 
  5. Select OK to confirm the whole operation.
  6. Well done!

Second method:

  1. First of all turn off the device by holding the Power button.Hard Reset SONY Xperia C3 D2533
  2. Afterwards hold down the Volume Up and Volume Down button for a couple of seconds.
  3. While holding these buttons press the Power button for a short while. Factory Reset SONY Xperia C3 D2533
  4. Release held keys when you see an Andoid image.
  5. Then press the Camera button to enter Recovery Mode.Factory Reset SONY Xperia C3 D2533
  6. Choose "wipe data/factory reset" by using Volume Down to navigate and Power button to confirm.Master Reset SONY Xperia C3 D2533
  7. Select "Yes--delete all user data". Use Volume buttons button to scroll and Power key to select.
  8. To restart the phone, select "reboot system now".
  9. Success! The hard reset is done!

Third 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 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 on your screen, and accept appropriate options.
  6. Success!

Fourth method:

  1. First you should download PC Companion, in example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. 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. Done!

Fifth method:

  1. If the display is off, press the Power to turn it back on.
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  2. Now press Call button, and type: *#*#7378423#*#*
  3. Then you will see menu.
  4. From this menu choose option Customization Settings -> Reset customization.
  5. Confirm information: "data will be cleared and factory data reset will perform".
  6. Accept with pressing Reset customization and reboot.
  7. Well done!

How to hard reset Sony Xperia C - C2305

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

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