Master resetting the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is a slim and elegant device announced for release in September 2014. It was available for sale immediately, benefitting from a lot of interest from the part of modern technology enthusiasts. It is essential to note that it features a 4.6 inches captive touchscreen with more than 16 million colors. The resolution of the display is 720 x 1289 (~ 319 ppi pixel density). As any smartphone, this phone works nice and smooth when you buy it but after a period of time, it starts to crash and freeze when you open some applications. For this reason it is recommended to perform a hard reset to the factory settings of the phone.33

The processor of the smartphone is a Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801, while the graphic processor is Adreno 330. The phone has internal memory of 16 GB and 2 GB of RAM. The operating system is Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat).

You might think that it is a difficult process and you have to go to a GSM Service and pay a significant amount of money for a hard resetting your phone, but you are able to do it by yourself if you follow a few steps. It is important to mention is the fact that if you decide to perform a hard reset on you Sony Xperia Z3 Compact you will lose any personal data on the phone, including your accounts, your passwords, your pictures, your music and your contacts. The reason why it is strongly recommended to perform a backup on your phone before you start the hard reset process. There are two methods to hard reset your phone. Here they are:

First method is considered to be the easy one:

  1.  Select the menu button
  2.  From the menu go to the Settings section.
  3.  In the Settings menu select Backup and Restore.
  4.  Tap on the Factory data reset button
  5.  Select Erase Phone button.
  6.  Touch the Erase Everything option (remember that you will lose everything)
  7.  Your phone will turn of and start with the factory settings.

You can also appeal to a second method. Here are the four steps to bring back your phone to its factory settings.

  1.  Turn off your phone.
  2.  Power on your phone and press the Volume Up button sever times until you enter the Android recovery mode.
  3.  Using the volume buttons navigate to the Wipe data/Factory reset option and select it using the Power button.
  4.  Select yes using the power button.