February 26, 2024

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android – Reset Android – Part 4

If you wish to reset Android on your Huawei Ascend Y221 this is the tutorial for you.

We will show you two methods to, in a very simple way, return your Huawei device to its factory settings.

Before starting with any of the two methods, make sure the battery of your Huawei Ascend Y221 is charged to at least 80% to avoid surprise shut downs.

You must now choose which method you will use. The first method is to be used if you have access to the applications menu and settings of your device. The other method is to be used if you do not have access to the Android OS of your Huawei Ascend Y221, for example if you forgot the lock pattern that you have previously set.

Reset android on Huawei Ascend Y221 via the applications menu

You will use this method to reset android if you have access to the Android OS on your device. Follow these easy steps and in no time you’ll have your Huawei Ascend Y221 as out of the box.

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & Reset
  • Select Factory data reset 
  • Select the option Reset Phone and then tap on Erase Everything.
  • Your Huawei Ascend Y221 will now start the process and reset Android. When it restarts it will be in it’s out of the box state.

Reset android on Huawei Ascend Y221 using hardware buttons.

If you have forgotten the lock pattern you set, or you cannot access the Android OS on your Huawei Ascend Y221 device for any other reason, this is the method you will use to reset Android. Follow these simple steps and you’ll be done in no time.

  • Turn off your device. To make sure it’s completely turned off, remove the battery for 5 to 10 seconds, and then reinsert it.
  • Press the Volume Up and Power buttons until you see the Android logo show up on the screen.
  • Using the Volume up and down buttons to navigate through the options, go to the Wipe data / Factory reset option, and press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Tap on the option to delete all user data and click the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Select the option Reboot system now to start the process

And you’re done! You should now have your Huawei Ascend Y221 device back to it’s factory settings by following the steps to reset Android.

If you’re the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S5 you want to reset Android on, this is the tutorial for you.

We will show you a way to return your Samsung Galaxy S5 to it’s factory settings, which will come in very handy if, for example, you forget the lock pattern you set for it.

Before starting with any of the methods that we will explain to reset Android, pleas make sure the battery of your Samsung Galaxy S5 is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any complications.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 through the Applications Menu

To use this method to reset Android you will need to be able to access the Android OS  and the Applications menu of your Samsung Galaxy S5. Starting on the Main screen, follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & reset
  • Select the option Factory data reset
  • Confirm to start the process.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 using hardware buttons

If you got locked out of your Samsung Galaxy S5 by forgetting the lock pattern or for any other reason, this is the method you will use to reset Android

  • Make sure your device is completely turned off.  To be 100% sure, turn it off, remove the battery and wait 5 seconds before reinserting it.
  • Press the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons all at the same time
  • When you see the Android logo on the screen, let go of all the buttons and wait for a menu to show up.
  • Navigate through the options using the volume buttons until you reach the Wipe data/Factory reset option and press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Do the same process to select Yes – delete all user data and wait for the procedure to finish.
  • Once the main menu shows up again, press the power button to reset the Samsung Galaxy S5

You have now successfully reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S5 returning it to it’s out of the box state.

In this tutorial we will show you how to reset Android on the HTC Desire 820, using any of the two methods we will describe.

Your HTC Desire 820 will end up with a clean operative system, without any lagging or malfunctions, just like out of box. This also comes handy if you want to sell your device, or give it away for someone else to use, and want to get rid of all the personal data stored in it.

Also, if you have set a lock pattern on the HTC Desire 820, and forgot what it is, all you have to do is reset Android, and you’ll regain control of your device.

Before starting with any of the two methods, please make sure the battery of your cellphone is charged up to at least 80%.

First method to reset Android on HTC Desire 820

To reset Android on HTC Desire 820 with this method, you must have access to the applications menu of your device. If that is the case, just follow these simple steps:

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & Reset
  • Tap on Reset Phone.
  • Select Erase all data, if you want to return your phone to factory settings, deleting all media and other personal documents. Select Erase SD Card if you want to delete everything from there as well.
  • Press OK and the process will start on its own.

Second method to reset Android on HTC Desire 820

If you have lost access to the operative system of your HTC Desire 820, you will need to reset Android using this method:

  • Make sure your device is completely turned off.
  • Press Volume Down and Power button together, until you see three android logos on the screen.
  • Use the Volume buttons to navigate through the options, until reaching Factory reset, and press the Power button to select.
  • Wait a few minutes for your HTC Desire 820 to restart with factory settings.

You’re done! You have now reset Android on your HTC Desire 820!