ZTE Hard Reset | How to perform a factory reset zte android phone

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If your ZTE device locks up, the first thing always to do is to reboot or reset the phone. Befor you opt for Factory reset to sort out the problem, reboot your phone then remove the battery and put it back. If it doesnt fix the issue, then you should to perform a hard reset or factory reset.

How to factory reset zte phone android ?

Option 1 : Factory reset using the settings menu.

  1. From the Home screen, press the Menu Key and touch Settings.
  2. Touch the Privacy
  3. Touch Factory data reset.
  4. Touch Reset phone.
  5. Touch Erase everything

Option 2 : Hard reset from recovery menu with hardware keys.

If the device menus are frozen or black screen, or will not respond when the power button is pressed. This trick is also useful if you’re zte its locked , forget your PIN or pattern, you can master reset using hardware keys.

How to reset a zte phone when its locked ?

  1. Power off the phone remove the battery and put it back. Press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons until the ZTE logo screen appears, then release.
    Press the Volume down key to show the Android system recovery menu.
  2. Press the Volume down key until “wipe data/factory reset” is highlighted, and then press the Power key.
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  3. Press the Volume down key until Yes — delete all user data is highlighted, and then press the Power key.
    ftm mode zte delete all user data
  4. After the data wipe is complete, with “reboot system now” highlighted, press the Power key to reset the device
  5. The handset will restart.

Option3: ZTE Hard Reset into FTM mode

This is a guide on how to factory data reset/hard reset/ also getting into FTM mode

  1. Remove the battery from your ZTE
  2. Press and hold the volume down button then connect ZTE on the PC or laptop via the USB cable.
  3. Release the Volume key , once FTM appears on the screen.
    zte ftm mode hard reset
  4. Launch the downloaded ROM upgrade application.

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  • Performing a zte hard reset removes all data including the Google account, system data, app data, app settings, and downloaded apps. Only perform a hard reset if absolutely necessary.
  • Pictures, videos and music are also removed, it’s recommended to backup this data.


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