How to Perform Hard Reset or Factory Reset on Huawei Honor 8X

Here we will guide on how to perform a hard reset on Huawei Honor 8X. Everyone can have his/her own reasons for performing a factory reset on Huawei Honor 8X. Having a fresh start with Android, selling the phone, or boosting the performance are some of the common reasons why most of the users go for it.

How to Perform Hard Reset or Factory Reset on Huawei Honor 8X

Steps to Perform Hard Reset on Huawei Honor 8X

There are two methods available actually to keep up the pace. One is a hard factory reset via Settings and another is factory reset via Recovery. Both these methods are good and will bring similar outcomes when you choose to perform Huawei Honor 8X factory reset. Basically, when you are able to boot into Android, you can perform the hard reset from Settings menu. On the other side, if you are not able to boot into Android, you can go with Hard Factory Data Reset on Huawei Honor 8X via Recovery.

Instructions for Hard Reset via Settings

  • Firstly open the setting applications on Huawei Honor 8X.
  • After this, go to the system section which is at the bottom.Huawei System Menu
  • Click on “Backup & Reset” option and tap on “Factory Data Reset”Huawei Factory Data Reset
  • You have the option to choose whether you need to erase data from the internal storage of your Huawei Honor 8X.
  • You will see a button named “Reset Phone”. Tap on it and then tap again on the button “Erase Everything”.
  • Just wait for some time. Your Huawei Honor 8X will reboot. The time it takes to start again depends on the amount of data you have on your phone.

Instructions for Hard Factory Reset via Recovery

  • For the hard factory reset, the first thing you need to do is booting your device into the recovery mode.Huawei Recovery Mode
  • After this, tap on the “English” option and then tap on Wipe Data and Cache option.
  • You will see an option “Erase everything”, simply tap on it.
  • A window will appear saying “this cannot be undone”. Click on it.
  • Now just wait till your device perform the factory reset.
  • Finally, tap on the Reboot option. This will bring your phone back to Android.
  • That’s it! You have done the Factory Data reset on Huawei Honor 8X

I hope this guide was useful to hard reset your Huawei Honor 8X.

Huawei Honor 8X Specifications:

Display Technology Display IPS LCD
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2340 Pixels
Screen Size 6.5 inches
Protected By Not known
Operating System Android 8.1 (Oreo); EMUI 8.2
Dust and Waterproof No
CPU/GPU Processor Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 710
CPU 1.2GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-G51 MP4
Memory RAM 4GB/6GB
Internal Memory 64 and 128GB variants
Expandable Up to microSD Card support with up to 256GB
Camera Rear Dual 20 MP, f/1.8 with 2 MP, depth sensor
Front 16 MP (MP = Megapixels)
Battery 3750 mAh Non-RemovableDual
Fingerprint Scanner Yes, rear mounted
Other Sensor: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Connectivity Dual SIM, Bluetooth, 4G voLTE, GPS, 3.5mm headphone jack, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Dimensions 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm
Weight 175 Grams

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