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How do I perform a factory reset on my LG Optimus G Mobile handset? (YouTube Video)

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  • Last Updated 19/05/2015

How do I perform a factory reset on my LG Optimus G Mobile handset?

 

Function Function

 

For instructions on performing a factory reset, please follow the link to the LG video tutorial below or the text information below:

 

YouTube Link

 

Perform a factory data reset only if absolutely necessary as it removes all data including:

  • GoogleTM account
  • System and app data
  • App settings
  • Downloaded apps
  • Music, pictures and videos (It is recommended to backup this data).
  • Notes:
  • Personal data (e.g., Wi-Fi passwords, browser bookmarks, etc.) can be backed up to Google's servers . 

For resetting a device using the keys:

 

1.Ensure the device is powered off.
2.Press and hold the Volume Down button and the Power button.
3.When the LG logo is displayed release the Power button only then immediately press and hold the Power button again.
4.Release both buttons when the Factory data reset screen displays.
5.From the Factory data reset screen, select Yes.
 Utilize the Volume Up/Down buttons to highlight and the Power button to select.
6.Select Yes to start.
 Utilize the Volume Up/Down buttons to highlight and the Power button to select.
 To setup the device after the reset has completed, refer to Initial Activation and Setup.

 

For resetting a device through software:

 

1. From the main home screen, select Menu
2. Select Settings, then select Privacy (or Security)
3. Select Factory Data Reset
4. Select Reset phone
5. Enter the password if prompted, and select Erase Everything

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