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How to Reset Motorola Phone

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How to Reset Motorola Phone

This article will show you how to Reset Motorola Phone. Locking a Motorola phone is a good way to keep its content safe from people who shouldn’t have access to it. But what if you forget your password in a hurry or the keys stop working and you can’t get into your device? If you can’t get into your phone and factory reset from Settings doesn’t work, it will be hard for you to reset Motorola to factory settings. So, what’s the safest way to reset a Motorola phone, especially if it’s locked? What will be lost when you reset? When it comes to broken technology, there’s no shame in giving up.

You did try to update the software. Then you turned it on and off enough times to know there’s nothing else to do. Sometimes it’s best to start from scratch, and a factory reset can help you do that. When you do a factory reset, the device will go back in time to before you added apps, accounts, and photos. With this reset, you can fix any problem with your phone. Here are some easy ways how to Reset Motorola Phone, like a Motorola gk40, Tracfone, or another Moto G series.

1. How to Hard Reset Motorola Phone

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  1. Depending on the model of your Motorola phone, the exact button combination to perform a hard reset may vary. The most common method is to simultaneously press and hold the Power button and the Volume Down button for about 10 to 20 seconds. However, if this combination doesn’t work, you can try other combinations such as the Power button and Volume Up button, or the Power button and Home button.
  2. Keep holding the buttons until you see the Motorola logo or feel a vibration. At this point, you can release the buttons.
  3. Your Motorola phone will enter recovery mode. You can navigate through the options using the volume buttons to scroll and the power button to select.
  4. Use the volume buttons to scroll down and highlight the “Wipe data/factory reset” option. Press the power button to select it.
  5. Confirm the reset by selecting the “Yes” option. This will erase all data and settings on your phone and restore it to its original factory settings.
  6. Once the reset process is complete, you can use the volume buttons to highlight the “Reboot system now” option and press the power button to restart your phone.

2. How to Soft Reset Motorola Phone

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  1. Press and hold the Power button on your Motorola phone.
  2. Keep holding the Power button until the Power menu appears on the screen.
  3. On the Power menu, tap or select the “Restart” or “Reboot” option. This may vary slightly depending on the specific Motorola phone model you have.
  4. Confirm your action if prompted.
  5. Wait for your Motorola phone to turn off and restart itself.
  6. Once the phone has restarted, it will have completed a soft reset.

3. How to Factory Reset Motorola Phone

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Nothing is worse than a broken device, but in the best case, you can still use your Motorola phone for most of its main functions. If that’s the case, you can easily reset your phone to factory settings by following a few quick steps in the Settings menu. Here’s how to turn on your Motorola phone and reset it to factory settings.

  1. Get to the menu of settings.
  2. Tap System after you scroll down.
  3. At the bottom, tap Reset options.
  4. From the menu, choose Erase all data (factory reset).
  5. Check all the information that will be deleted twice.
  6. Tap the bottom button that says “Erase everything.”
  7. Type in your PIN or pattern for security.
  8. Make sure you really want to Erase all data.

4. How to Reset Locked Motorola Phone

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  1. Power off your Motorola phone completely.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button simultaneously for a few seconds.
  3. Release the buttons when the Boot Mode menu appears on the screen.
  4. Use the Volume Down button to navigate through the options and highlight Recovery Mode.
  5. Press the Volume Up button to select Recovery Mode.
  6. When the Android logo with an exclamation mark appears, press and hold the Power button and then press the Volume Up button. Release both buttons quickly.
  7. You should now see the Android Recovery menu.
  8. Use the volume buttons to navigate and highlight the Wipe data/factory reset option.
  9. Press the Power button to select the option.
  10. Confirm the reset by highlighting and selecting the Yes option.
  11. Wait for the reset process to complete.
  12. Once the process is finished, you can select the Reboot system now option to restart your Motorola phone.

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