Having problems with your LG G Po 2? Is your Android device running slow and with lags and you want to quickly resolve these issues? Well, in that case, and in other purposes too, you need to learn how to hard reset your LG G Pro 2. Thus, don’t hesitate and read the following lines in order to find out how to hard reset or factory reset your phone by using a safe and easy to apply method.
Actually there will be explained two methods that can be used for hard resetting your LG G Pro 2. Of course use the procedure you prefer as both are working without any kinds of problems. Now, making a hard reset on your LG G Pro 2, and any other Android smartphone or tablet, is a must have especially when you need to sell your device, after buying a smartphone from your friend or when dealing with various problems. Basically, this is the first step to make when you brick your Android device. So, make a hard reset and try to fix your bricked Android smartphone.
Now, the problems mentioned above might be: your LG G Pro 2 is stuck in a boot loop, you get force closes errors, there are bugs, the OS is running with lags, the display freezes and you can’t turn off your phone, you want and need to erase all of your data or you want to restore your device to its initial state. Usually, these kinds of issues are occurring when completing unofficial and un-tested operations, such as gaining root access, unlocking the bootloader, installing a custom recovery image, flashing a custom kernel, updating with a custom ROM firmware and so on.
When applying the up mentioned procedures, you are applying unofficial operations; so because of that the warranty of your LG G Pro 2 will get void. So, in case something bad happens you will not be able to take your device back to service, which means that you have to learn how to fix your bricked Android smartphone by yourself and as already stated making a hard reset is the first thing to begin with. Therefore, the best will be to bookmark this dedicated LG G Pro 2 tutorial as who knows when you will need it.
First thing to do before making a hard reset is to make a backup. Of course, do this only if possible – in some cases you can’t use your phone for making anything, so then you will have to skip the backup as there is nothing you can do in that matter. By making a hard or factory reset you will basically wipe everything that saved on the internal storage memory of your phone. Because of that applying a backup is a must have (you can do this for saving stuffs like your contacts list, call logs, text messages, internet settings, market apps and so on). In that matter you can use dedicated and free distributed apps from Google Play, or you can use the recovery mode menu – learn how to enter recovery mode on LG G Pro 2.
Good; we are almost done. But before heading to the proper steps from below, first remember that this guide is compatible only with the LG G Pro 2. Use the steps from below if you want to hard reset only the mentioned device as it is unlikely for the same method to work on similar or different Android smartphones or tablets – also each time apply tutorials that have been tested for your model of Android handset, or else you can end up in bricking your beloved device.
How to Hard Reset LG G Pro 2
Make a Soft Hard Reset
- Take your phone and if you can use its Android interface tap on menu.
- Then go to settings.
- From there choose general settings.
- Pick “backup and factory reset”.
- Tap on reset and wait while the factory reset is being applied on your LG G Pro 2.
Hardware factory reset
- Turn off your phone; if you can’t do it as usual, then press power button for about 15 seconds.
- After shutting down your device, press volume down button and power button together and at the same time until the LG logo appears on the screen.
- When the LG logo is displayed, let go of the power button, but keep pressing the volume down key.
- Now press once more power button.
- Once you do that, on your LG G Pro 2 the factory reset menu will be displayed.
- Press power button in order to agree and wait while the hard reset is being completed.
- Then, if you want you can enter recovery mode for clearing cache and for performing other operations.
- Go back to Android OS by selecting „reboot system now”.
Perfect, you have successfully completed our dedicated step by step guide. Therefore now you know how to make a hard reset on your LG G Pro 2. If you still have problems on your device, stay close as a compatible “unbrick” tutorial will soon be developed and there you will find detailed guidelines that can be used for fixing your Android based smartphone. Until then, don’t forget about us and use the comments field from below for sharing your thoughts and experience with us and with our readers who might also want to use this tutorial.