Hard Reset SONY Xperia V LT25i

First method:

  1. Power on the phone.
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  2. Then goto Settings -> Backup & reset -> Factory Data Reset -> Reset Phone.
  3. Now select option "Erase everything", and confirm that.
  4. Done!

Second 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 off your device.
    Hard Reset SONY Xperia V LT25i
  4. Then press and hold Volume Down, and connect to USB cable.
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  5. Next follow the instructions in your screen, and accept appropriate options.
  6. Success!

Third method:

  1. Switch off your cell phone.
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  2. Next hold and press Power button + Volume Up for about few seconds.
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  3. Release them, when you see menu on your screen.
  4. Now follow the instructions on your screen.

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. Goto 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!

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

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