Master reset: Kyocera Hydro WAVE

Learn how to master reset the Kyocera Hydro WAVE 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 the home screen, tap Apps > Settings > Backup & reset.
  3. Tap Factory data reset and make sure Erase SD card is unchecked, then tap Reset Phone.
  4. Enter your device PIN or password, then 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 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 if you are running the latest software version.

 

  1. Back up data on the internal memory.
  2. Power off the device.
  3. Press and hold the power and volume down buttons for 15-20 seconds.
    • You will see a Powered by Android screen, then the screen will go dark.
    • When the screen goes dark, release the buttons.
  4. When the Android system recovery menu shows, use the volume down button to highlight wipe data/factory reset.
  5. Press the power button to select.
  6. Use the volume down button to highlight Yes - - delete all user data, the press the power button.
  7. Wait for the device to wipe data, format data, and format cache. Data wipe complete will display when the process is done.
  8. Use the volume down button to highlight Reboot system now, the press the power button.