How To Hard Reset All Tecno Phones

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When a phone begins to malfunction, it’s an indication that your phone’s hardware or software is malfunctioning.

Hardware problems are more straightforward to fix however, Software problems are difficult and sometimes may require you to hard reset your phone to fix some software bugs.

In this guide, you are going to learn how to hard reset Tecno Spark 4, Tecno Spark 8, Tecno Spark7T, Tecno Camon 12, Tecno Spark 8 Pro, Tecno Camon 16, Tecno Camon 18 and much more.

Backup your phone

First things first, you’d need to preserve your files from getting lost during the reset. The easiest way to do this is to transfer everything to cloud storage, such as the one provided by Google. To do this, simply:

  • Locate the Settings menu on your phone and click on it
  • Scroll down to System and select
  • Find the Backup option, then select it
  • Ensure that the Backup to Google Drive dialog is turned on. To switch it on from off, just slide the button to the right
  • Make sure that Automatic restore is on
  • Next, select your preferred backup account by clicking on Account
  • Now you’re ready to finalize the backup process. As soon as you’re ready, click backup now. Note that an internet connection is necessary for the operation to be carried out.

How to Reset TECNO Phone

As soon as you’ve got the first step sorted and your files are resting safely somewhere, it’s time to get down to the business of actually resetting the phone.

  • Click on Settings from your phone’s home menu. Alternatively, you can just slide down the quick action bar from your phone’s home page and click on Settings. It’s very easy to spot;
  • Scroll down to System and tap on it.
  • Locate Reset options and select it
  • Select factory data reset
  • Tap Reset Phone
    Your phone will bring up a list of accounts that you are signed in to, including your Google account, and inform you that you’ll be signed out from all of them
  • As soon as you’re ready, click on Reset phone at the bottom of the screen.

Your phone will restart and everything will look fresh for a new configuration.

Important Note: Please, make sure to export your contacts to the MicroSD Card to back it up, so you can easily restore them after the reset.

How to Perform Hard Reset

  • First, you need to turn off your Tecno Mobile.
  • Then proceed and press this buttons mentioned below together;
    Volume Up+Home Button+Power or Volume Down+Power
  • The phone will boot into Recovery mood.
  • Press Power Button + Volume Up simultaneously and an Android Recovery screen will appear. You can control the device by using the Volume buttons to select “Wipe data/factory reset” from Infinix recovery screen.
  • Lastly, proceed and confirm the process.
    After you must have confirmed the process, be patient while the hard reset works, because it normally takes a few minutes before the process is fully completed.

Warning: When you decide to hard reset or format an Tecno smartphones, PLEASE BE AWARE that all data would be lost. If there is any data which you want to save before hard resetting your Tecno phone, ensure you back up your device before carrying out the hard reset.

You have to either transfer your files to the SD Card, including your contacts and media files, or use a cloud backup to save them before proceeding with this method.

Important Note: Please, make sure to export your contacts to the MicroSD Card to back it up, so you can easily restore them after the reset.

Why Hard Reset is Useful

    1. It is extremely useful and almost the only option if you forget your pattern lock or PIN.
    2. When you are experiencing intermittent crashes and lags, then it’s significant to perform this reset yourself.
    3. If you want to refresh the hardware, because you haven’t done it for years.
    4. When your mobile phone is freezing or is unresponsive, then hard resetting your smartphone is critical, your last resort is to do this, if you can’t access the system’s settings.
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