How to perform a Hard reset on Sony Xperia XA2 smartphone

The Xperia devices from Sony always has its own uniqueness and reputation in the market. They are loved for the design, camera, specification and a lot more. Although Sony has been backing up from manufacturing more Xperia devices they are still in business. With increasing competition in the market, they wanted a premium device to survive in the market, and this is why they came up with the Xperia XA2. In this guide, we will provide the steps to perform a Hard reset on Sony Xperia XA2.

Sony Xperia XA2  has a 5.2-inch full HD display and the Image Enhance Technology. A 23 MP sensor at the rear and 8 MP sensors at the front are provided. Out of the box, the Xperia XA2 users can experience the latest Android Oreo operating system. The device is powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 processor coupled with a 3GB RAM and 32 GB ROM with an expandable memory support up to 256 GB. A huge 3300 mAh is added for better standby time along with quick charging capability. Two color variants are made available by Sony which is black and silver.

How to perform a Hard reset on Sony Xperia XA2 smartphone

Steps to perform a Hard reset on Sony Xperia XA2

Hard reset or factory reset is a procedure which will wipe all the data and settings from your device. When you perform a hard reset your device will be taken back to the factory default condition. This process has a lot of advantages and can clear a lot of issues with the device and device firmware. Nut the important thing to note is that the process will clear all your data, and a complete backup is important before you go on with the process. You can use two methods to perform a Hard reset on Sony Xperia XA2, both the methods are listed below.

Method 1:

  1. Power off the device
  2. Press and hold power button, home button, and volume up button to reach recovery mode
  3. Use volume buttons to highlight wipe data/ factory reset and use power button to select
  4. Confirm when prompted

Method 2:

  1. Open settings
  2. Scroll down and tap on back & reset
  3. Tap on factory data reset
  4. Now tap on Reset phone
  5. Tap on erase everything

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to perform a Hard reset on Sony Xperia XA2 smartphone. If any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

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