Hard Reset FAIRPHONE 3

FAIRPHONE 3 Hard Reset is a device reset to factory settings. This operation deletes all data, settings, passwords and applications in the memory device. Hard Reset operation is most commonly used to repair a damaged or malfunctioning equipment or deletion of user data before the sale. Hard Reset operation will wipe all data, bypass screen lock and restore device software to factory state.

How to hard reset FAIRPHONE 3?

  1. In the very beginning, turn off your device by pushing the Power Button for a couple of seconds.
  2. Afterward, press simultaneously the Volume Up + Power Rocker for a short while.
  3. When the No Command Android Robot image pops up, release the held buttons.
  4. Now, press the Power Rocker and click once the Volume Up key in order to open the Recovery Menu.
  5. In the next step, choose to Wipe Data/Factory Reset option by using the Volume Buttons and press Power Button to confirm that.
  6. After that, highlight the YES–delete all user data with Volume Keys and to accept it press Power Rocker.
  7. Your device is wiping data, it may take a while so be patient.
  8. Finally, when the Reboot System Now is selected press Power Button to restart your device.

Finish! Your device will have the software and set of applications as the moment they leave the factory.

*Take a backup: Before you can use Hard Reset always remember to make copies of your data, because the operation is irreversible and recover previous data and settings will not be possible.

*Caution: Using the Hard Reset is safe and should not cause any damage. However, you need to make sure the device has over 30% battery so the process does not stop halfway.

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