Hard Reset SONY Xperia Z3 Compact D5833

First method:

  1. If the display is off, hold down the Power button to turn it back on.Hard Reset SONY Xperia Z3 Compact D5833
  2. From the Main Screen go to Settings.
  3. Then select option Backup & Reset.Remove Screen Lock SONY Xperia Z3 Compact D5833
  4. Afterwards tap Factory Data Reset and then Reset Phone. Permanently delete data from SONY Xperia Z3 Compact D5833
  5. Choose Erase Everything if you are sure you want to clear all your data. 
  6. In the next step select OK to begin the process.
  7. Well done! The hard reset has just been performed.

Second method:

  1. At first download the 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. After that, power off your device
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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! Your phone is ready to use.

Third method:

  1. First of all, you should download PC Companion, in example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. In the next step install it and run.
  3. Then 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. 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. That's all! Your phone is ready to use.

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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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