Hard Reset SONY Xperia M C1905

First method:

  1. If the display is off, hold down the Power button to turn it back on.Hard Reset SONY Xperia M C1905
  2. After that, from the Main Menu enter Settings.
  3. Then find and select Backup&Reset and tap Factory data reset.
  4. In the next step choose Reset device.
  5. Tap Erase Everything if you are sure you want to clear all your data. 
  6. Finally select OK to confirm the whole operation.
  7. Well done! The hard reset has just been performed.

Second method:

  1. At the very beginning download PC Companion, in example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. Afterwards install it and run.
  3. Next, you will see window with 4 options.
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  4. In the next step 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!

Third method:

  1. Firstly, 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. Afterwards 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. If the display is off, press the Power key to turn it back on.Hard Reset SONY Xperia M C1905
  2. In the next step open the phone's dialer and type in: *#*#7378423#*#*.Remove screen password SONY Xperia M C1905
  3. From the menu which should appear on the screen choose option Customization Settings and then Reset customization.
  4. Confirm information: "data will be cleared and factory data reset will perform".
  5. Accept by pressing Reset customization and reboot.
  6. Well done! You have just performed the hard reset operation.

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

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