Windows Phone - How to reset your phone to factory settings

September 2016


Windows Phone - How to reset your phone to factory settings


How to reset a Windows Phone 8 device to factory settings?
The procedure is simple, but it should be noted that all your personal settings and files will be deleted. Syncing your device with a Microsoft account, will allow you to restore your contacts and apps once the reset procedure is over.
  • From the Start screen, swipe to the left to access the App list.
  • Go to Settings > About > Reset your phone.
  • Confirm the warning messages by tapping on Yes.

Know issues:
During the reset procedure your phone freezes on the following screen:

Press and hold the Power and Volume keys for a couple of seconds (until the phone vibrates). Upon releasing the keys the reset procedure will resume.

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