Hard Reset the Huawei Ascend G510 to Factory Soft

Being one of the few models from Huawei that have dual-SIM card support, the Ascend G510 has been launched in April 2013. It comes with an amazing touchscreen with 16M colors and multitouch, has support for GPS, and its general features have attracted a wide variety of positive comments from current users of the device. This article will show you how to easily master reset the Huawei Ascend G510 by following a few simple steps.

This procedure is the best one to use in case the phone is dealing with fatal errors, lags, crashes, failing apps, sudden shut downs and other similar issues. The hard reset will restore the device back to original software and settings, by this eliminating all infected documents and making free space on the internal memory that could be overloaded. Make sure you save important files into a backup, as all data will be erased.

Powered by the Jelly Bean version of the Android operating system, the Ascend G510 comes with a Li-Ion 1700 mAh removable battery. It also has a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, an Adreno 203 GPU, as well as a Qualcomm MSM8225 Snapdragon chipset. Giving users the change to choose between white and black in terms of colors, the device has one of the best 5 MP cameras on the back while the secondary VGA camera is also decent when it comes to photos.


In terms of sensors, you’ll be happy to take advantage of an accelerometer, a compass and a proximity sensor. The total storage capacity of the smartphone is 4 GB, and when it comes to connectivity, you’ll love using the Wi-Fi 802 hotspot that can reach speeds of 7.2/5.76 Mbps in HSPA. Apart from that, it is equipped with BT v2.1 with EDR and A2DP, comes with NFC and microUSB 2.0.

How to Restore the Huawei Ascend G510

The same as you might know it happens with other Huawei Ascend devices, this one can also be brought back to a functional state with a few simple steps. It doesn’t take long to make sure that you’re not losing any relevant data, charge the smartphone and follow the indications that ensure your success.

huawei-ascend-g510-resetFirst and foremost, we recommend using the menu and apps list in order to prompt the reboot. This is a much safer option that is perfect whenever the keyboard is still functional and responsive. This can be done with the phone turned on and completely charged by following these steps:

  1. Go to the Home Screen, and then open All Apps.
  2. From the Personal Section, select Backup & Reset.
  3. Choose Factory Data Reset and tap Reset Phone.
  4. Read all information and select Reset Phone once again.

This will determine the Ascend smartphone to reboot and delete all files stored on the memory. You won’t lose data saved directly to the SIM card, so you don’t need to worry about contact details in case they haven’t been saved onto the phone’s internal RAM. You should wait for the operation to be fully completed and for the device to restart, which is also when you can check if everything works properly.

If things don’t seem to be alright, you can choose the second method. This one is also the only option you could use when your access to the menu and settings is limited. This can happen due to unexpected errors that pop up and shut the phone off, as well as an unresponsive keyboard. No matter what the reason might be, you should do this:

  1. Turn the phone off and press Power and Volume Up.
  2. As shown in the image, hold the two keys until the phone vibrates.
  3. When the Recovery Menu pops up, release the two buttons.
  4. Use Volume keys to choose Wipe Data and select with Power.
  5. Use the same buttons to scroll down to Yes and select it.
  6. Press Reboot System Now and the reboot with begin.