Hard Reset Motorola Phone

Here is the complete guide about how to Hard Reset Motorola Android phone without password or pattern lock. Also, provide factory reset from settings method and unlock with Android multi-tools software for free.

If you forgot your mobile password or PIN, here you can easily unlock your smartphone.

Hard Reset deletes all your device data like photos and contacts etc.

Following Data will be deleted

The following data will be erased from your phone after the reset.

  • Google account
  • System and app data
  • Settings
  • Downloaded apps
  • Music
  • Pictures
  • All other user data
  • Service provider apps and content
  • SD card decryption key
  • All SD card data

Before Reset

You must follow the below steps before resetting your device to prevent data loss and device software related problems etc.

  • Your mobile battery must be above 50%.
  • Remove SD cards and sims.
  • Read carefully every point in reset methods.

What is Hard Reset?

Hard reset is a process of formatting or wiping all data (Photos, Contacts, and apps, etc) on any electronic device (mobiles, routers, and TVs, etc). You will not recover any data after resetting your device.

Factory reset will fix many issues. You can speed up your device, remove the virus which causing malfunctions, and free up space, etc.

Check out, detailed information about Hard Reset.

Select Your Motorola Phone to Reset

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Motorola Moto G7 PlusMotorola BravoMotorola Motosmart Flip
Motorola Moto G7Motorola CharmMotorola Motosmart Me
Motorola One VisionMotorola CLIQMotorola Motosmart Mix
Motorola Moto Z4Motorola Cliq 2Motorola MT680
Motorola Moto G7 PlayMotorola DefyMotorola MT788
Motorola P30 NoteMotorola Defy MiniMotorola MT870
Motorola One PowerMotorola Defy ProMotorola MT917
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Motorola Moto E4 XT1760Motorola Droid UltraMotorola TC55
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Hard Reset with Recovery Mode

This method format all mobile data like photos, apps, music files, and contacts, etc. So backup Android data before resetting your smartphone if possible. You can not recover data after a hard reset.

Method – 1

  • First, Switch off your Motorola mobile, by holding the power button.
  • After that, hold down the Volume Up + Power Button (Volume Down +  Power Button).
  • When you see the  Motorola or Android Logo screen, release all the buttons.
  • Afterward, choose to wipe data/factory reset option, Using the Volume button and confirm with the Power button.
Android wipe data/factory reset in recovery mode.
  • Navigate with Volume Button to select Yes option and press the Power button.
  • Once the reset is complete, you will be bounced back to the same recovery mode menu.
  • Next, press the Power button to select Reboot system now.
  • Well done, You are successfully Hard Reset your Mobile.

Note: If you do not go to recovery mode automatically after releasing all buttons do this. While holding down the Power button press and release Volume Up Button.

Method – 2

  • First, Switch off your Motorola mobile, by holding the power button.
  • After that, Hold down the
    • Volume Down +  Power Button or
    • Volume Up + Power Button.
  • When you see the Motorola or Android Logo screen, release all the buttons.
  • Next, you will see Android exclamation mark.
  • While holding down the Power button press and release Volume Up Button.
  • Afterward, Choose wipe data/factory reset option, Using Volume Buttons and confirm with Power button.
  • Navigate with Volume Buttons to select Yes option and press the Power Button.
  • Once the reset is complete, you will be bounced back to the same recovery mode menu.
  • Next, press the Power button to select Reboot system now.
  • Well done, You are successfully Hard Reset your Mobile.

Note: If you do not go to recovery mode automatically after releasing all buttons do this. Press the Power button.

If the above methods did not work, follow this guide to get more Hard reset methods via recovery mode.

Hard Reset Via Recovery Mode

Related Guides Motorola

UnlockSoftware UpdateFlash File
Recovery ModeSecret Codes

Factory Reset Motorola

Here is the complete guide about How to Factory Reset Motorola mobile. This method may also delete all your device data like photos, apps, settings, and contacts, etc. So backup all your phone data before reset.

Factory Reset deletes all your device data. So backup all your Motorola mobile data (Media files, apps, and contacts, etc) before reset.

This is the Android 9 version factory reset method. Other versions available below.

Factory Data Reset from Settings

  • First, Switch on your mobile.
  • Then, open the setting’s menu.
  • Next, click on the About Phone or General management option.
  • Now, scroll down and select the reset option.
  • Then, select the Factory data reset option.
  • Next, scroll down and select the option Reset or Reset Phone.
  • Now, Enter your password.
  • Finally, Choose the Erase everything option.
  • Wait for a while, your device will be rebooted.
  • Factory reset completed on your mobile.

You can easily Restore Android Mobile Data after Hard Reset. In reset option you can also find auto restart option.

Android Factory data reset and reset network and accessibility settings

If your mobile has a different android version from above, please check out below link to factory reset your mobile.

Android Phone Factory Reset

Reset Network Settings Motorola

This will reset all your network settings, including Wi-Fi settings, Mobile data settings, and Bluetooth settings.

  • Power On your Motorola mobile, by holding the power button.
  • Tap the Setting’s icon from your home screen.
  • Next, find Reset option (It may be in General management or About Phone).
  • From the list, tap on Reset network settings.
  • Then, select your sim and tab on Reset settings.
  • Again, tap on the option Reset Settings.
  • Well done, You are successfully Reset network settings in your Motorola Mobile.

Reset Accessibility Settings

Your phone accessibility settings will be reset to their default settings with this method.

Keyboard and font size won’t be reset. Accessibility settings in downloaded apps won’t be changed. Personal data on the phone won’t be changed.

  • Power On your phone, by holding the power button.
  • Tap the Setting’s icon from your home screen.
  • Next, find Reset option (It may be in General management or About Phone).
  • From the list, tap on Reset accessibility settings.
  • Then, tap on the option Reset Settings.
  • Well done, You are successfully Reset accessibility settings in your smartphone.

Motorola Unlock with Google Find My Device.

This is the best method to reset your Android phone remotely. This method useful when you lose your phone or not able to access your mobile.

You can also unlock your Motorola mobile with Google Find my device (Android Device Manager). This method also deletes all your Android phone data. After your device has been erased, you can’t locate it.

You can only use this method if you already added Gmail account to your phone and having an active internet connection. If your device is offline, erasing will begin when it next comes online.

  • Take another phone or PC and open any browser.
  • After that, visit Google Find My Device.
  • Sign in using the Google login credentials which are used on your phone.
  • After login, there will be three different options Play Sound, Secure device and Erase device.
  • Now Click on Erase device option.
  • Afterward, you will see Erase all data menu.
  • Then tap on the Erase option.
  • Well done, You are successfully Reset your Motorola Mobile.

Reset Motorola with Android Multi Tools

Android Multi Tools is a small utility to Unlock and Reset any Android phone without any password or PIN. You can also Wipe data (Media files, Contacts, and Apps, etc) on your Android phone.

Android Multi Tools support Windows 10, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 7, XP and Vista. And also check Software and Hardware info of your Android mobile with Android Multi Tools.

You need Computer, USB cable, and Android multi-tools software to reset your device.

All phone data will be deleted with this method.

Android Multi Tools - Reset and unlock any Android phone.

Follow these steps to reset your phone.

  • First, Download the Android Multi Tools.
  • Then, open Android Multi Tools v1.02b gsmforum file in the downloaded folder.
  • Then, connect your mobile device to PC via USB cable.
  • After that, press 5 on PC to wipe all data on your device.
  • Wait for a while.
  • Finally, your device will be rebooted and wiped successfully.

Here you can download and install Android multi-tools for free. Check out below link.

Download Android Multi Tools

General FAQ – Reset Motorola

How to Reset Motorola phone?

You can easily reset Motorola Android phone with Hard reset and factory reset methods. You can also reset your phone with Google find my device and other software.

What is Recovery Mode in Motorola?

Android Recovery Mode is an independent and lightweight runtime environment that is included in a separate partition from the main Android operating system on any Android device.
Recovery Mode on allows you to Wipe data or factory reset, Reboot system, and update software, etc without entering into your phone.

Can I Reset Motorola phone without Password?

Yes, you can easily reset without password with Hard reset and Google find my device methods, etc.

How do I reset my Motorola to factory settings?

You can reset your phone to factory settings via Settings menu >> backup and reset option.

Does a factory reset delete everything Motorola

Yes, it will delete everything from your phone. You can back up all your data before factory reset from the setting’s menu.

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