The fashionable and trendy smartphone from Huawei known under the name of Nexus 6P was announced in September 2015 and the phone was available for sale from the moment it was announced. Even if it was designed to work at an optimal level, as any tech product on the market, it starts to work slower than usual after a period of time and even to freeze whenever you open some applications. For this reason, it is highly recommended to perform a master reset.
Whenever you notice that your phone is performing at an undesirable rate, all you have to do hard reset the device back to factory default settings. This hard reset procedure offers you the chance to keep all your desired contents of the SD card, so only elements that are stored on the internal memory will be affected. Before commencing, you should make sure that the device has sufficient battery (above 60 per cent) and backup everything important. You can do this on a hard drive or any other external accessory.
There are 2 methods to perform a hard reset.
First method, also known as soft reset can be performed if you follow a few steps: Here is the first method for performing a hard reset:
1 From the main screen, you have to select Settings.
2 From the Settings menu, you will have to choose the ‘Back up & Reset’ icon.
3 Click on ‘Factory data reset’.
4 Choose Ok and wait for the device to reboot.
Here is the alternative method for bringing your phone back to its initial settings.
1 Turn off your device.
2 Press and hold the Volume Up key, the Home button and the Power button.
3 Your phone will reboot in Recovery mode. Use the Volume buttons to navigate in the menu and the Power button to select an option.
4 Using the Volume button, navigate to the ‘Wipe data/factory reset’ option and select it using the Power key.
5 The process will end with the message ‘Data Wipe Complete’.
6 Wait for your phone to reboot.