Sony Xperia E4 was announced in February 2015 and the phone was available for sale starting with March 2015. As any other modern phone, this device works perfectly nice and smooth when you buy it, but, after a period of time, it can start to crash and freeze when you open some applications. For this reason, it is recommended to perform a soft reset and get your device up and running in no time.
The E4 features a 5.0 inches captive touchscreen with more than 16 million colours. The resolution of the display is 540 x 960 (~ 220 ppi pixel density). Furthermore, it is essential to note that the processor of the smartphone is a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT6582, while the graphic processor is Mali-400MP2. The phone has an internal memory of 8 GB and 1 GB of RAM and is running on an Android OS, 4.4.4 (KitKat) operating system.
You might think that resetting your device when it starts to get stuck in various applications or working slower than usual is a difficult process and you have to go to a GSM Service, as well as pay a huge amount of money. However, you should note that, in order to master reset your device, you can definitely be able to do it by yourself, even in the comfort of your own home, if you follow a few simple steps. It is important to mention is the fact that, if you decide to perform a hard reset on you Sony Xperia E4, you will lose any personal data you have previously stored on the phone, including your accounts, your passwords, your pictures, your music and your videos. This is why it is strongly recommended to perform a backup on your phone before you start the hard reset process.
There are two known methods to perform a software refresh. You ought to note that the first one is considered to be the easiest. Here is what you need to do:
- From the Main Screen go to the Settings menu.
- Select the Back up and factory data reset option.
- Select the Factory data reset button.
- Tap ‘yes’ and the process will begin.
The second method requires your access to the Android recovery menu. Here are the steps you need to follow:
- First thing you have to do is to turn off your phone.
- Press the Volume Up button and the Power Button.
- Wait for your phone will enter the Android recovery menu.
- Using the Volume Buttons navigate to the Factory reset option.
- Select the Factory reset option using the Power button.
- Wait for your phone to reboot and start up with the factory settings.