Is your OnePlus 5T stuck at the Lock screen as you forgot your password and you want to bypass it? Do you want to know how to Hard Reset or factory reset your OnePlus 5T? Or do you want to know how to restore defaults on your OnePlus 5T? Let’s learn everything.
In this tutorial, we will also learn how to Hard Reset OnePlus 5T using hardware buttons when you are stuck in the lock screen and don’t know the password to enter the device.
Hard Reset OnePlus 5T with Hardware Keys
- First, you have to power off your OnePlus 5T before doing a hard reset.
- Once your OnePlus 5T is shut down, press the Power button and Volume Down button at the same time and hold them.
- Don’t leave them until you see the Oneplus logo appear on the screen.
- Now Enter your pin or password to enter recovery mode. Then Choose English.
- Now Click on Wipe Data and Cache Option.
- Now tap on Erase Everything(Music, pics, etc). Then there will be a message “User Data partition will be formatted. This cannot be undone, continue?“Press on that text to Continue wipe and factory reset.
- It will show a “Wiping, Please wait” screen. After a few minutes, there will be a “Format Success” message. Now click on the reboot option to reboot your OnePlus 5T.
- Your hard reset is successfully done on your OnePlus device.
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How To Factory Reset OnePlus 5T using software
- Go to Settings and scroll down and select the Systems option.
- Inside the Systems settings choose the Reset Options.
- Then click on Erase All Data ( Factory Reset) option. This will erase all data on your internal storage and reset settings of preinstall apps as well.
- Confirm by tapping the Reset Phone button at the bottom and enter your Password.
- And then press the “Erase Everything” button once you are ready.
- Now your OnePlus 5T will be factory reset . Now you have done factory reset by using android settings without using hardware keys/buttons.
That’s it you have completed the OnePlus 5T Hard Reset or Factory Reset procedure. Leave your comments and share this tutorial.
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