Hard Reset SONY XPERIA ION HSPA

First method:

  1. Turn on your device with Power key.Hard Reset SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Tap Backup & Reset.Remove screen password SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  4. Select Factory Data Reset and then Reset device.Remove Screen Lock SONY XPERIA ION HSPAPermanently delete data from SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  5. To start the whole process, tap Erase everything.

Second method:

  1. Switch off your phone.
    Hard Reset SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  2. Then hold and press together Power button + Volume Up for about few seconds, or until you see menu of your screen.
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  3. Follow the instructions on your screen, and confirm operations.

Third method:

  1. Download and install program named 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. Power off your device.Hard Reset SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  4. Press and hold Volume Down, and connect to USB cableHardReset SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  5. Now accept all info.
  6. Success!

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.
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  3. Next click "Start" under the name "Support Zone New!".
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  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".
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  11. Next select your phone / tablet model.
    Remove screen password SONY XPERIA ION HSPA
  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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