Factory Hard Reset is the process used to wipe all the data and settings on a phone and revert it back to Factory defaults. It comes in handy during the situations when your device is working too slowly, facing software related issues, bypass the forgotten Patten/PIN or Pass Code etc. Here we have listed step by step instructions on how to Soft Reset and Factory Reset LG X300.
Soft Reset is the process where there is no loss of data. The simple term for Soft Reset is Reboot. While on the other hand Hard Reset deals with the loss of data, as it wipes and clean all the personal data and make the device 100% clean. It is recommended to backup data before proceeding to Hard Reset LG X300.
Hard Reset is performed at the time of selling the device to others or during software issues and slowness. Soft Reset is performed to clear the RAM and to clear the temporary cache, this frees the device from the sluggishness and offers the device a quick performance boost.
So, without any further ado let’s proceed to the instructions on how to Soft Reset and Factory Hard Reset LG X300.
How to Hard Reset / Factory Reset LG X300:
Method 1: Factory Reset LG X300 from Settings Menu
Step 1: Turn on the device and unlock it.
Step 2: Open Settings app.
Step 3: Tap on Backup & Reset and then Factory data reset.
Step 4: Now tap on RESET PHONE. If asked to enter the Passcode or PIN enter the same and tap on ERASE EVERYTHING.
Step 5: Now all the data will be wiped and the device should reboot.
Method 2: Hard Reset LG X300 via Factory Mode
Step 1: First of all Power off the device.
Step 2: Press and hold Volume Down and Power buttons together for few seconds.
Step 3: When LG logo appears, release the Power button while keep pressing the Volume Down and then press Power button once more.
Step 4: Release all the buttons once the device boots into Factory Mode. Use Volume keys to choose “Yes” and Power button to select the option (perform the operation).
Step 5: That’s it, Factory Hard Reset is now performed.
Method 3: Hard Reset LG X300 from Recovery Mode
Step 1: First of all Power off your device.
Step 2: Boot LG X300 into Recovery Mode.
Step 3: From Recovery Mode menu choose “wipe data/factory reset” using Volume buttons and press Power button to confirm.
Step 4: In the next step choose “Yes — delete all user data” to confirm the operation.
Step 5: Now the data and settings should be wiped.
Step 6: Once done, the Recovery Mode menu should appear. Choose “reboot system now“.
Step 7: That’s it! LG X300 Hard Reset has been performed.
Note: After LG X300 Hard Reset you may be required to enter the previously used Google Account details while setting up the device. This is a Security feature added by Google starting from Android 5.0 Lollipop and this feature is called Factory Reset Protection (FRP).
How to Soft Reset LG X300
Step 1: Firstly, press and hold the Power button.
Step 2: Choose Power Off from the menu that should appear on the screen.
Step 3: Wait for a couple of seconds for the device to power off.
Step 4: Now hold down the Power key to turn back the device on.
Step 5: Well done! LG X300 Soft Reset is performed.