Hard reset (factory reset, wipe, etc) is an operation during which smartphone or tablet recovers its factory default system settings. All user data, including messages, contacts and installed applications, are removed. After the hard reset, you cannot recover the data, therefore, it is recommended to backup all the necessary information.
I learned a few popular ways to perform hard reset Droid Razr M, and chose the most simple that any user will be able to do. But first, I want to tell you why you need to hard reset.
Why a Hard Reset?
Hard reset is an extreme measure, when you cannot fix any problems on your smartphone. The more powerful device, the higher risk of a variety of problems in the process of its use: permanent installation and reinstall applications, downloading pictures, music or video files, etc. At any time, an error may occur. If you know how to fix the problem – go ahead! However, most often user does not know what the problem is, so hard reset Droid Razr M is very useful.
How to hard reset Droid Razr M?
If your smartphone is turn on and is operating normally, then you can hard reset Droid Razr M through Settings menu:
- Find and click on “Settings” icon.
- Scroll to “Personal data” in the menu that appears. It can also be called “Accounts”.
- Select “Backup & reset”.
- Click on Data reset.
- Check out the information offered and confirm your decision.
- Smartphone will warn you that after a hard reset all the files will be deleted and you will not be able to restore them. If you agree, click the appropriate button.
If you do not want to spend time searching for the desired menu item, then you can open dial and enter the following code: *2767*3855#.
Device settings will be reset immediately to the factory. Confirmation from the user does not need, so think before entering the code.
What should I do if smartphone does not turn on?
If you have such a serious problem, then we can go some other way. Turn off your smartphone. Press and hold the Volume Down button and Home key. Hold buttons until activated mode called «Recovery Mode».
Once again I want to remind that the user data is removed during hard reset Droid Razr M. Therefore, as far as possible be sure to backup your valuable information.
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