Soft Resetting the LG Volt

LG Volt was announced in May 2014 and the phone was available for sale from the moment it was announced. The smartphone targets customers who want to have an elegant and modern device which can run as smoothly as possible and that can also be affordable for every wallet. This being said, you can enjoy taking photos, listening to music, recording videos and surfing the web – all this at extremely high quality, thanks to the amazing Volt.20

It features a 4.7 inches IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen with more than 16 million colors. The resolution of the display is 540×960 (~ 234 pixel density). The processor of the smartphone is a Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7; Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 while the graphic processor is an Adreno 305. The phone has internal memory of 8 GB and 1 GB of RAM. The operating system is Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat).

When you notice that your phone is performing at an undesirable rate, then 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 two known methods to perform a hard reset process on your phone:

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 smartphone 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 bring back your device to a functional state and get it up and running without problems:

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.