How To Reset Nexus 4
Can I factory reset my phone?
Open up your settings. Go to System > Advanced > Reset Options > Erase All Data (Factory Reset) > Reset Phone. You may need to enter a password or PIN. Finally, tap Erase Everything.
Does factory reset remove all data permanently?
When you do a factory reset on your Android device, it erases all the data on your device, and returns the phone back to its original out-of-the-box state as it was from the factory.
What is recovery mode nexus?
With the phone powered off, press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button at the same time until the device turns on. Press the Volume Down key to highlight Recovery mode. Press the Power key to restart into Recovery mode. The screen will display an Android robot with a red exclamation mark.
How do I restore my Android to factory settings without setting?
Hold down the Power button and tap Volume Up. You’ll see the Android system recovery menu appear at the top of your screen. Select wipe data / factory reset with the volume keys and tap the Power button to activate it. Select Yes – erase all user data with the volume buttons and tap Power.
How do I reset my phone with fastboot mode?
Power Off the device and press and hold Volume Down (first) and Power button together until you see white screen with 3 Androids at the bottom. Use Volume buttons to move to FASTBOOT and press Power button to select it. Connect the device to PC now and FASTBOOT should change to FASTBOOT USB.
What does factory reset do?
A factory data reset erases your data from the phone. While data stored in your Google Account can be restored, all apps and their data will be uninstalled. To be ready to restore your data, make sure that it’s in your Google Account.
How do I find my Nexus password?
If you had the user’s email address set properly (and the smtp configuration set properly), you could click login in the UI and select forgot password, enter the username and email address, and a new password will be sent to you. If you do not have email setup properly, you will need to manually edit the security.