Hard Reset SONY Xperia SX

First method:

  1. Check that if your phone is on.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia SX
  2. Browse to Settings -> Backup & reset -> Factory Data Reset -> Reset Phone.
  3. Select option option "Erase everything", and confirm that.
  4. Finito!

Second method:

  1. First 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. Switch off your cell phone.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia SX
  4. Hold and press Volume Down, and connect to USB cable.
    HardReset SONY Xperia SX
  5. Please follow the instructions in your screen, and accept appropriate options.
  6. Good job!

Third method:

  1. Power off your device.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia SX
  2. Next hold and press Power button + Volume Up for about few seconds, or until you see menu of your screen.
    Factory Reset SONY Xperia SX
  3. Afterwards 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.
    Master Reset SONY Xperia SX
  3. Now hover your mouse over the option "Support Zone Now!" and click "Start".
    Wipe data SONY Xperia SX
  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".
    Format SONY Xperia SX
  6. Then click to "repair my phone / tablet".
    HardReset SONY Xperia SX
  7. Accept all informations.
    Restore SONY Xperia SX
    Remove screen password SONY Xperia SX
  8. Now your program will run "preparing computer for software update".
    Remove Screen Lock SONY Xperia SX
  9. Select your model.
    Permanently delete data from SONY Xperia SX
  10. After that you will see window with informations.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia SX
  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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