Master reset: T-Mobile G2x

Learn how to master reset the T-Mobile G2x through the menu or hardware keys.

 

 

 

 

Master reset from settings menu

 

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloaded content, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory. See Backup & restore.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Scroll to and tap Privacy.
  5. Tap Factory data reset.
  6. Uncheck Erase SD card.
  7. Tap Reset phone.
  8. Tap Erase everything.

 

 

Master reset with hardware keys

 

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloaded content, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

If the device menus are frozen or unresponsive, you can master reset using hardware keys. To perform a master reset, follow these steps:

 

  1. Back up all data on the internal memory. See Backup & restore.
  2. Turn off the phone.
  3. Press and hold the Power and Volume Down, key.
  4. The phone will turn on and display the LG Logo
  5. Wait 30 seconds and the phone will display the open box and arrow pointing towards the phone.
  6. Release the keys, and the phone will reset back to the start up screen.