Motorola ATRIX 4G Hard Reset to Factory Soft

The Motorola ATRIX 4G is a great device which was announced in January 2011 and released just one month later, benefiting from a high rate of popularity. Its users appreciate its TFT capacitive touchscreen of 16M colors and its 4.0 inches display. However, when you notice that your Motorola is performing at an undesirable rate, then all you have to do hard reset the Motorola Atrix 4G back to factory default settings.

This method is ideal, as it can solve all problems related to software, get rid of infections and get your phone up and running in no time. You do not have to worry, as this process can be done in the comfort of your own home, taking just a few minutes of your time.


The Motorola ATRIX 4G comes with Android OS, v2.3 Gingerbread operating system (which is not upgradable to v4.1, Jelly Bean) and runs on an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor. It has a micro SD which can store files of up to 32 GB and an internal memory of 16 GB (1 GB of RAM). Bringing back the phone to its master settings is an ideal option which deletes every piece of personal data and media file, except the version of the operating system. It can get your phone running perfectly in no time!

Master reset the ATRIX 4G

Soft resetting your smartphone is a method very much alike to a hard drive format on a conventional computer. Whilst everything important is deleted, the device will be brought back to a working state in an instant. You need to keep in mind that a backup is recommended before beginning this process. Here is the first method to restore your ATRIX 4G back to factory software.

  1. Press the Menu button from the screen of your phone.
  2. Tap on the Settings option, scroll down and click on Privacy.
  3. Click on Factory Data Reset, then check “Erase internal storage” in order to delete all the data on the phone.
  4. Tap Reset phone.

The second method to bring your phone back to factory defaults is by using its buttons. Here is what you need to do:

  1. Power up the device by pressing the Volume up and Power key together.
  2. Use the Volume down key in order to navigate through the boot options and the Volume up button to select.
  3. Tap on Recovery, then press the Volume up and Volume down key.
  4. Wait for a black background with blue text to appear and select Wipe data/factory reset.
  5. Press the Power button to confirm the selection and select “Yes-delete all user data”.
  6. Wait for the device to perform the factory data reset and press the Power button to confirm a reboot.

You can also opt for the third method. Follow the next instructions:

  1. Turn off your device and press and hold together the Volume up and Volume down keys, along with the Power button.
  2. Tap the Home button when the Android screen appears.
  3. Select the Wipe data/factory reset option and confirm using the Power key.
  4. Choose “Yes-delete all user data” and tap on “Reboot system now”.