How to Hard Reset Google Pixel XL
This article will give set of instructions about performing hard/soft/remote reset Google Pixel XL . Read this article and choose one method and reset your Google Pixel XL. (all these methods were tested by us.)
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Google Pixel XL is one of popular phone In Google series. But Some times this phone may give errors. Then we have to deal with them. In that situation Hard and Soft Reset give us best opportunity settle the problem.
There are few ways to reset Google Pixel XL
- Hard Factory Reset – It will delete all things in your phone permanently. If you can’t pass boot or want to “Force reset” then you can use this. Video Guide – below
- Reset Remotely – If your phone has stolen then this is the best
- Flash Stock Rom -This is the most advance method. We can fix system errors too. In this, we install system software again onto your phone.
Note – How to get backup in Google Pixel XL
We have a option to get full backup in your phone and you can get Contacts,Calendar, SMS, Call logs, Photos, Videos, Music, Browser Bookmarks,Album, Audios, Apps data,WiFi passwords,and apps setting. to Backup – Click Here
Factory Reset / Hard Reset Google Pixel XL
- Make sure the device is powered off.
- Press and hold the Power+Volume Down buttons until bootloader mode (see the below image) appears, then release.
- Select Recovery mode.
Use the Volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the Power button to select.
The device will flash the Google start screen momentarily and then restarts in Recovery mode.
- If presented with an image of a broken Android with “No Command” shown on the screen, press and hold the Power button. Press the Volume Up button once then release the Power button.
- From the Android Recovery screen, select Wipe data/factory reset.
- Select Yes.
Allow several minutes for the factory data reset process to complete.
- Select Reboot system now.
Allow several minutes for the factory data reset and reboot processes to complete.
You will have to set date and time, language and sign into your google account after the reset.
Reset Google Pixel XL remotely
- First, Go to Android Device Manager and login to your Google phone’s google account.
- You can see there is options Box. Click “ Erase” in the Box.
- Click the “Erase” and confirm it. It will start to reset the Google Pixel XL phone.
As well, you are able to use Android device manage for,
> To give a ring to your phone. Then, phone will start Ring phone’s full Sound
> To lock the phone if it is NOT locked yet.
> To change the lock screen of Google phone.
Reset Google Pixel XL – Video
We cover all types of reset methods to Google phone. But If you feel any fear to reset your phone then you can watch this video about “Factory reset – Step by step”
Hard Reset Google Pixel XL entire phone (advance)
In above three methods, we only do reset but in this, we are going replace entire android system. If you buy a Google android phone, then it has a Stock ROM. Stock ROM is Original ROM and Official Rom that a phone has. So, installing Stock ROM does not avoid your warranty. We found dedicated posts about flashing Stock Roms on “Gogorapid”. Go to that site and Flash a new Rom to your phone.
Frequently asked questions and answers
Recover Data after Factory Reset on Google Pixel XL
Hi,however i reset my phone successfully but i forgot get back up before reset.. I want to know, Can i get my data now? whatsapp messages,viber?
Yes, you can get some of the data.. but I can’t say that you can get all the data. try this.
Remove Pattern Lock, phone password
Lot of people suffering this problem they don’t know how to delete Pattern Lock from their phones. If you use any third party app to set Pattern Lock then Uninstall it first. If you does not use any app then you may have been set it through the phone setting. Try to find it and remove.. If you can’t find then your final solution is “Hard reset”. This process will be performed after switching off the phone.
After resetting, Autoboot or bootloop or auto restart
First, remove your phone battery and wait for 5 min. Then put and press Power +Volume Up + Home buttons together and select factory reset.
If it Auto boot or auto restart – may be Power switch is defective and is always depressed. May be your phone case is pressing on it. So, remove that case for little. After try to go recovery mode.
If is does not work then install Stock Rom
After factory reset my phone can’t connect to internet
Q : I performed reset my Google Pixel XL phone. Now i can’t connect to internet and the sim card was not recognized. There is a error code too “E:failed to mount /preload”
A : Contact your Network severs provider (SIM). If there is no any error msg then you should ask Internet settings for your phone.
A : Reset your smartphone again. If it is failed or went wrong again, then try flash a new stock Rom. Your phone’s warranty won’t be void. Because Stock Rom is official Rom. – Stock Rom.
Stuck at Google Pixel XL Logo Screen
Your phone may be damaged. So ,I think that you have to install Stock Rom again. Your phone’s warranty won’t be void. Because Stock Rom is default and official Rom. – Stock Rom.
Fix – phone that says “NO COMMAND” in recovery mode
Phone’s recovery may be damaged. So ,I think that You have to install Stock Recovery again. Your phone’s warranty won’t be void. Because Stock is default and official. – Stock Recovery.