Need to hard reset Tecno Phantom X? This guide describes easiest ways to help you factory reset your Tecno Phantom X device.
When to Hard Reset your Tecno Phantom X?
There are multiple instances where you would need to hard reset your Tecno Phantom X to erase all the user data and restore it to factory settings.
Most common scenario when you need to reset your device is when you are going to sale it. In that case, you should always hard reset it to not leave any trace of your personal data on the phone.
Secondly, just like computers, smartphones and tablets are prone to become slow with usage and passage of time, and by hard reset or restoring it to factory settings, your phone can be back to its original speed.
Last not but least, if your Tecno Phantom X is behaving abnormally, like its battery is draining fast, or touch screen not working or any other software related issue, then it is recommended to factory reset it.
Are one of the above scenarios relatable to you and need to hard reset (master reset) your Tecno Phantom X? Good news is that there are multiple methods to do so, but we have covered the easiest ones to help you hard reset your Tecno Phantom X without getting into any trouble.
Without any further ado, let’s get started!
If you are performing hard reset on your Tecno Phantom X for speed improvement or some software issue resolution, make sure you have completely backup your Android device before proceeding.
Method # 01: Factory Reset Tecno Phantom X from Settings App
If you have access to your device settings app, then I recommend opting for this method as it is the fastest one.
To reset your Tecno Phantom X from device settings app, follow these steps:
- Open the “Settings” app on your Android device.
- Once “Settings” app is opened, scroll down until you see “System” option. Tap on it.
- Under “Settings -> System”, you need to tap on “Advanced” to access the reset option.
- Scroll down and just below Backup, you will see “Reset options”. Tap on it.
- Now, you will see “Erase all data (factory reset)” option. Tapping on it will once ask for again if you want to proceed with this option.
Please note that you will be asked for PIN, or pattern lock as a security measure before the hard reset of your device can be initiated.
The whole process can take up-to 3 to 5 minutes depending upon the data on your device. Once your device is hard reset, it will be restored to its factory settings and you would need to set it up again just like a new out of the box device.
Method # 02: Hard Reset Tecno Phantom X
If the problem with your Tecno Phantom X are not fixed with factory reset, then it is time to hard reset it. For hard reset, you need to boot your device to recovery mode, however worry not, it is not that difficult.
Booting Tecno Phantom X to Recovery Mode:
- Turn off your Tecno Phantom X device.
- Now to boot it into recovery mode, press and hold “Power + Volume Down” keys simultaneously for 3 to 5 seconds until you see logo on screen.
The above key combination can vary depending on the Android version your Tecno Phantom X is running on. Sometimes it can be “Power + Volume UP” keys.
When your device is in recovery mode, follow the steps below to hard reset it:
In recovery mode, you will have to navigate through volume up and down keys and selection is done through power key. Touch screen does not work in recovery mode.
- In recovery mode, use volume buttons to navigate “wipe data/factory reset” and select the option with Power button.
- In next screen, confirm the option by selecting “Yes” button with power button.
- Once hard reset operation is completed on your Tecno Phantom X, select “reboot system now” to reboot it.
Your Tecno Phantom X device might take some minutes to reboot for the 1st time after hard reset.
If everything goes well, your Tecno Phantom X will be back to normal working condition just like a brand new device.
Method # 03: Hard Reset Tecno Phantom X Using Android Device Manager
Have you forgot your Tecno Phantom X lock pattern or password and unable to unlock it? Well, then this method is for you! You can use Google Find My Device to remotely erase all the data on your Android device.
Note: You must have access to your Google Account linked with your Tecno Phantom X in order to use this feature.
Here’s how to hard reset Tecno Phantom X remotely:
- On your PC or Mac, open Google Find My Device.
- Sign in to your Google Account linked with your Tecno Phantom X.
- Click on “Erase Device” option and then select “Erase all data“.
- On next screen, click on “Erase” and it will remotely hard reset your Android device.
For this method to work, your Tecno Phantom X must be connected to internet.
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