How to hard reset the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
We show you how to factory reset the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play to clear all data and restore its original settings
The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is highly customizable and you have been hard at work tweaking it to your liking, but now the fun is over and you want to return it to its factory settings again.
Here, we show you how to hard reset the Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone with step by step instructions.
Please note that all data will be deleted from the Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone as a result of this procedure. This process may or may not delete data stored on the microSD card. We recommend backing up all of your personal data before proceeding.
First, try this:
- From the main home screen, tap menu
- Tap Settings, then Privacy
- Tap Factory data reset
- Tap Reset phone
- Enter your password if required, then tap Erase everything to confirm
If that doesn't work, or if your phone is frozen:
All data including third-party applications will be deleted from the Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone. Once the wipe is complete, the phone will reboot to its factory fresh state.