Hard Reset SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i

How to factory reset SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i ? How to wipe all data in SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i ? How to bypass screen lock in SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i ? How to restore defaults in SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i ?

The following tutorial shows all method of master reset SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i . Check out how to accomplish hard reset by hardware keys and Android 2.3 Gingerbread settings. As a result your SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i will be as new and your Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255  core will run faster.

First method:

  1. At the very beginning switch on the device by holding the Power key for a short while.Hard Reset SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i
  2. In the next step find and select Settings and tap Backup&Reset.
  3. Afterwards tap Factory Data Reset and then Reset Phone
  4. Then choose Erase Everything if you are sure you want to clear all your data. 
  5. After that select OK to confirm the whole operation.
  6. Well done! The hard reset has just been performed.

Seconds method:

  1. First of all, you should download PC Companion, in example from here: http://www.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. Next, install and run this application.
  3. Then you will see window with 4 options.
    Master Reset SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i
  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.
    Hard Reset SONY ERICSSON Xperia Active ST17i
  13. That's all

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