How to Hard Reset Sony Xperia Z1

Do you want to Hard reset or Factory reset your Sony Xperia Z1 android mobile? Or Do you want to Remove the Pin or Pattern lock when you forgot it?

Here are the best methods to Reset your Sony Xperia Z1 mobile. There are many methods available to Reset Android mobile. You can try the following methods one by one.

Reset deletes all your mobile data like Photos, Apps, and Settings etc. So backup all your mobile data before the reset.

Here you can

  • Hard Reset, Sony Xperia Z1.
  • Factory reset Sony Xperia Z1 from settings.
  • Sony Xperia Z1 unlock with Google find my device.
  • Unlock Sony Xperia Z1 with Android Multi Tools.
  • Bypass google account, Sony Xperia Z1.
  • Unlock Sony Xperia Z1 when you forgot password.

Sony Xperia Z1 Hard Reset

You will not recover any data after this reset method.

  • Turn ON your phone by holding down the Power button.
  • Next, go to Settings and then go to back up and Reset.
  • After that, Choose Factory data reset and Reset Phone option.
  • Then select Erase Everything option.
  • Finally, Select OK option.
  • The Hard reset operation complete.

If the above reset method did not work, check out this guide Android phone hard reset methods.

Reset With Find My Device – Google

You can easily reset or unlock your Sony Xperia Z1 Android phone with Google find my device remotely. You can not recover data after reset.

  • Start by visiting the Google Find My Device on your system.
  • Log in using the credentials of your Google Account.
  • After logged in, There will be three different options Play Sound, Secure device and Erase device.
  • Then Click on Erase device option, Then you will see Erase all data menu on your screen.
  • Finally, Tap on the Erase option.
  • You have successfully Reset your mobile.

Reset with Android Multi Tools

You can reset or wipe data of your Sony Xperia Z1 phone with Android multi tools. You can also reset Gmail and reboot your device.

  • Turn on your Computer or Laptop and Open any Browser.
  • Download the Android Multi Tools.
  • After the installation, Open the Android Tool.
  • After that, Enable USB debugging on your Mobile.
  • Now, Press and hold the Volume Up + power key {Volume Down + Power Key} on your mobile.
  • Connect your mobile to your Computer via USB when you see an Android boot on your mobile screen.
  • Finally, Select Number 5 and press Enter to Reset your mobile.
  • Reset Complete with Android Tools.

Sony Xperia Z1 Reset With Google Account

If your Android device uses an Android 4.4 system or less, you can reset your Mobile using your Google Account.

  1. Turn On your phone by holding down the Power button.
  2. Next, you need to do 5 or 6 wrong pattern attempts, Then will show Forgot password Option.
  3. After that, select Forgot pattern option.
  4. Next, Type your email & password and Tap on the Sign in Option.
  5. Android will confirm your email and password.
  6. Then redirects you to a security page.
  7. Here, you can change or disable your screen lock.

Sony Xperia Z1 Factory Reset from Settings

Here you can reset Sony Xperia Z1 from settings app. You need password to reset with this method. This method also deletes all your data, but you have an option to back up your mobile data before the reset.

  • First, Switch on your Sony Xperia Z1 smartphone.
  • Next Open Settings Menu.
  • After that, Select More Settings Option.
  • Then go to back up and Reset option.
  • In this Step, Choose option Erase all Data.
  • Next, you will see your device has finished formatting.
  • Wait for a while, Reset done on your mobile.

If above not worked, check out this Factory Reset of any Android Phone.

How do you factory reset a Sony Xperia Z1 when it’s locked?

Turn off your Xperia Z1. Press and hold the power button; when the LED notification light turns Pink, press the volume up or volume down button several times. The recovery mode will be entered. From there, select “wipe data factory reset”.

How do I reboot my Sony Xperia Z1?

No settings or personal data get deleted. Open the micro SIM card cover, and you will see a small red button. Press it, and you will feel three vibrations and the device will shut down.

How to Hard Reset Sony Xperia Z1

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