Hard Reset SONY Xperia ZL2 SOL25

First method:

  1. Power off your cell phone.
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  2. Then browse to Settings -> Backup & reset -> Factory Data Reset -> Reset Phone.
  3. Next select option option "Erase everything", and confirm that.
  4. Done!

Second method:

  1. Turn off your device.
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  2. Now please hold and press Volume Up + Volume Down + Power button until you see menu.
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  3. In this menu choose option Recovery using Volume Down to navigate, and Volume Up.
    * If Volume Up doesn't work, then use Power button to select.
  4. Then you will see yellow triangle and Android logo.
  5. Afterwards press Volume Down + Volume Up to see menu.
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  6. Use Volume buttons to browse option "wipe data / factory reset", and confirm that using Power button.
  7. Next choose option "Yes -- delete all user data".
  8. After that accept "reboot system now".

Third method:

  1. Switch off your handset.
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  2. Next press and hold Volume Down.
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  3. Then press and release Power button.
  4. Now you will see menu.
  5. Navigate to option Clear Storage using Volume Down to scroll, and Power button to confirm.
  6. Press Volume Up to confirm operation.
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Fourth method:

  1. You should first download and install program PC Companion.
    * In example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. If all went well, you will see window with 4 options.
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  3. Next click "Start" under the name "Support Zone New!".
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  4. Wait until the process of the installation is completed.
  5. Now you should see window with in example option "Phone / Tablet Software Update".
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  6. Accept this option -> click "start".
  7. Then click "repair my phone / tablet".
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  8. Please follow all instructions, and confirm that.
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  9. Read "Inportant information", and confirm.
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  10. Afterwards PC Companion is "preparing computer for software update".
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  11. Next select your phone / tablet model.
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  12. Follow steps, which you see in new window.
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  13. That's all!

Fifth method:

  1. Make sure, that your phone is off.
  2. Press and hold Volume Up + Home key + Power button together.
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  3. When you see logo of your phone, then release holded buttons.
  4. Now use Volume Down to go down, and Home key, or Power button to select.
  5. Select option "wipe data / factory reset".
  6. Next choose "Yes -- delete all user data".
  7. After that select "reboot system now".
  8. Success!

Sixth method:

  1. Check your device, that is it on.
  2. Now press the phone's dialer and tap this: *2767*3855#
  3. Then confirm all information on your screen.
  4. Done!

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

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