Master reset: LG Optimus F3Q

Learn how to master reset the LG Optimus F3Q using 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 downloads, ringtones, images, apps, contacts, and Visual Voicemail. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card or SD card.

 

  1. Back up data on the internal memory.
  2. From any Home screen, tap the Menu key.
  3. Tap System settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything.
  4. Review the warning, and then tap OK. Do not remove the battery until the reset is complete.

 

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 downloads, ringtones, images, apps, contacts, and Visual Voicemail. 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.

 

  1. Back up data on the internal memory.
  2. Power off the device.
  3. At the same time, press and hold the following keys for 8 seconds:
    • Power key
    • Home key (on-screen)
    • Volume down key
  4. When the 'FACTORY HARD RESET' screen displays, release the keys.
  5. Press the Power key to confirm the reset. The master reset will automatically start.