Hard Reset Sony Phone

Here is the complete guide about how to Hard Reset Sony 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 Sony Phone to Reset

  1. SONY Xperia M4 Aqua E2303 Hard Reset
  2. Sony Xperia ZR LTE Hard Reset
  3. Sony Xperia ZL2 Hard Reset
  4. Sony Xperia ZL Hard Reset
  5. Sony Xperia Z5 SO-01H Hard Reset
  6. Sony Xperia Z5 Premium Hard Reset
  7. Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Hard Reset
  8. Sony Xperia Z5 Hard Reset
  9. Sony Xperia Z4v Hard Reset
  10. Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Hard Reset
  11. Sony Xperia Z4 SOV31 Hard Reset
  12. Sony Xperia Z4 SoftBank Hard Reset
  13. Sony Xperia Z4 Hard Reset
  14. Sony Xperia Z3v Hard Reset
  15. Sony Xperia Z3 Plus Hard Reset
  16. Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Hard Reset
  17. Sony Xperia Z3 SOL26 Hard Reset
  18. Sony Xperia Z3 SO-01G Hard Reset
  19. Sony Xperia Z3 L55u Hard Reset
  20. Sony Xperia Z3 L55t Hard Reset
  21. Sony Xperia Z2a Hard Reset
  22. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet LTE Hard Reset
  23. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet HSPA Plus Hard Reset
  24. Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Hard Reset
  25. Sony Xperia Z2 SO-03F Hard Reset
  26. Sony Xperia Z1s Hard Reset
  27. Sony Xperia Z1f SO-02F Hard Reset
  28. Sony Xperia Z1 Hard Reset
  29. Sony Xperia Z Ultra WiFi Hard Reset
  30. Sony Xperia Z Ultra C6802 Hard Reset
  31. Sony Xperia V Hard Reset
  32. Sony Xperia UL Hard Reset
  33. Sony Xperia U Hard Reset
  34. Sony Xperia TX Hard Reset
  35. Sony Xperia tipo Hard Reset
  36. Sony Xperia Tablet Z WiFi Hard Reset
  37. Sony Xperia Tablet Z SO-03E Hard Reset
  38. Sony Xperia Tablet S Hard Reset
  39. Sony Xperia T3 LTE Hard Reset
  40. Sony Xperia T3 Hard Reset
  41. Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Hard Reset
  42. Sony Xperia T LTE Hard Reset
  43. Sony Xperia T HSPA Hard Reset
  44. Sony Xperia SX Hard Reset
  45. Sony Xperia SP LTE Hard Reset
  46. Sony Xperia sola Hard Reset
  47. Sony Xperia SL Hard Reset
  48. Sony Xperia P Hard Reset
  49. Sony Xperia NX SO-02D Hard Reset
  50. Sony Xperia Neo L Hard Reset
  51. Sony Xperia miro Hard Reset
  52. Sony Xperia M5 Hard Reset
  53. Sony Xperia M2 S50h Hard Reset
  54. Sony Xperia M2 LTE Hard Reset
  55. Sony Xperia M2 Hard Reset
  56. Sony Xperia M2 Aqua Hard Reset
  57. Sony Xperia M Hard Reset
  58. Sony Xperia L Hard Reset
  59. Sony Xperia J1 Compact Hard Reset
  60. Sony Xperia J Hard Reset
  61. Sony Xperia ion Hard Reset
  62. Sony Xperia GX Hard Reset
  63. Sony Xperia go Hard Reset
  64. Sony Xperia E4g Hard Reset
  65. Sony Xperia E4 Hard Reset
  66. Sony Xperia E3 Hard Reset
  67. Sony Xperia E1 Hard Reset
  68. Sony Xperia E Hard Reset
  69. Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Hard Reset
  70. Sony Xperia C4 Hard Reset
  71. Sony Xperia C3 Hard Reset
  72. Sony Xperia C Hard Reset
  73. Sony Xperia AX SO-01E Hard Reset
  74. Sony Xperia Acro S Hard Reset
  75. Sony Xperia Acro HD SO-03D Hard Reset
  76. Sony Xperia A4 SO-04G Hard Reset
  77. Sony Xperia A2 Hard Reset
  78. Sony Xperia A Hard Reset
  79. Sony Xperia R1 Dual Hard Reset
  80. Sony Xperia T2 Ultra dual Hard Reset
  81. Sony Xperia S Hard Reset
  82. Sony Xperia SP Hard Reset
  83. Sony Xperia Z Hard Reset
  84. Sony Xperia ZR Hard Reset
  85. Sony Xperia Z Ultra Hard Reset
  86. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Hard Reset
  87. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Hard Reset
  88. Sony Xperia Z2 Hard Reset
  89. Sony Xperia C5 Ultra Dual Hard Reset
  90. Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Hard Reset
  91. Sony Xperia XA1 Hard Reset
  92. Sony Xperia L1 Hard Reset
  93. Sony Xperia XZ1 Hard Reset
  94. Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Hard Reset
  95. Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Hard Reset
  96. Sony Xperia L2 Hard Reset
  97. Sony Xperia Z3 Hard Reset
  98. Sony Xperia Z5 Dual Hard Reset
  99. Sony Xperia M2 Dual Hard Reset
  100. Sony Xperia XZ Premium Hard Reset
  101. Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual Hard Reset
  102. Sony Xperia XZ Premium Hard Reset
  103. Sony Xperia X Dual Hard Reset
  104. Sony Xperia XZs Hard Reset
  105. Sony Xperia XZ Hard Reset
  106. Sony Xperia R1 Plus Hard Reset
  107. Sony Xperia XA2 Hard Reset
  108. Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra Hard Reset
  109. Sony Xperia XZ2 Hard Reset
  110. Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact Hard Reset
  111. Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Hard Reset
  112. Sony Xperia XA2 Plus Hard Reset
  113. Sony Xperia XZ3 Hard Reset
  114. Sony Xperia 10 Hard Reset
  115. Sony Xperia 10 Plus Hard Reset
  116. Sony Xperia L3 Hard Reset
  117. Sony Xperia 1 Hard Reset
  118. Sony Xperia Ace Hard Reset
  119. Sony Xperia Hard Reset

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 Sony mobile, by holding the power button.
  • After that, hold down the Volume Up + Power Button (Volume Down +  Power Button).
  • When you see the  Sony 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 Sony mobile, by holding the power button.
  • After that, Hold down the
    • Volume Down +  Power Button or
    • Volume Up + Power Button.
  • When you see the Sony 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 Sony

UnlockSoftware UpdateFlash File
Recovery ModeSecret Codes

Factory Reset Sony

Here is the complete guide about How to Factory Reset Sony 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 Sony 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 Sony

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

  • Power On your Sony 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 Sony 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.

Sony 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 Sony 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 Sony Mobile.

Reset Sony 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 Sony

How to Reset Sony phone?

You can easily reset Sony 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 Sony?

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 Sony 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 Sony to factory settings?

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

Does a factory reset delete everything Sony

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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