Hard Reset SONY Xperia Z L36a C6606

First method:

  1. Press Power button until your phone is on.
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  2. Next goto Settings -> Backup & reset -> Factory Data Reset -> Reset Phone -> Erase everything.
  3. Confirm that operation.
  4. Done!

Second method:

  1. Download program named flashtool from Sony website: http://developer.sonymobile.com/services/flash-tool/
  2. Then check, that you have installed drivers for your USB data cable.
  3. Now turn off your handset.
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  4. Afterwards press and hold Volume Down, and connect to USB cable.
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  5. Accept all informations.
  6. The end.

Third method:

  1. Switch off your phone.
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  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.

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!

Fifth method:

  1. Power on your device.
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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. Please be patient -> your device will reset and reboots.

Sixth method:

  1. Switch on your handset.
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  2. Next when you see that LED light turn pink, then start press Volume Up or Volume Down key several times.
  3. Then you will be in Recovery mode.
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  4. From the menu choose option "wipe data/factory reset" using Volume Down to scroll and Volume Up to confirm.
  5. Now choose "Yes -- delete all user data".
  6. After that press option "reboot system now".
  7. Done!

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Sony Xperia Z Hard Reset Factory Reset

Sony Xperia Z Factory Reset

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

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