Lava Pixel V2

Lava Pixel V2

How to reset or hard reset a Lava Pixel V2

If your smartphone Lava Pixel V2 it works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock, or you have a full memory, and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords you can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.

In the following steps we explain how to format the Lava Pixel V2 to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.

Before doing a factory reset we recommend you delete all the accounts on the device, specifically it is useful to unlink the Google account if you are going to sell, donate or give away your Pixel V2. In this way we will avoid problems for the new user since some More modern devices include a functionality called FRP or Factory Reset Protection that requests the same Google account or PIN code with which the Lava Pixel V2 was initially configured when factory restoring a device.

You must bear in mind that a reset or return to the factory state in a mobile/cell phone deletes all its content, so you must make a backup of your data before doing it if you do not want to lose everything.

In case you do not want to erase the data from the device, you can try to restart the Lava Pixel V2.

There are two ways to do a reset on a Lava Pixel V2 one through the mobile options and another more complete from the recovery mode.

Restore from the options of Lava Pixel V2

If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state a Lava Pixel V2 you have to follow these simple steps:

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

Access the settings menu of your device Lava Pixel V2, this is the cogwheel icon.

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

Scroll down the Lava Pixel V2 settings to the bottom where you will see the section called “System”, click to continue.

System icon Android

3- Third step:

If you see a section called “Advanced” click to display the advanced options of the Lava Pixel V2.

System menu Android

4- Fourth step:

Click on “Reset options” from this section it will allow us to restore network options, applications or reset the Lava Pixel V2 completely.

Advanced options Android

5- Fifth step:

Click on the last option called “Erase all data (factory reset)” or simply “Factory data reset”.

Reset options Android

6- Sixth step:

A first confirmation message will appear reminding you that all your data will be deleted from this device, the data you have uploaded to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or backup copies that you have in the cloud, such as Google Drive, Dropbox or One Drive, will not be deleted. Press “Reset phone”.

Reset phone confirmation

7- Seventh step:

A second confirmation message will appear indicating that all information stored on the Lava Pixel V2 and all downloaded applications will be erased and reminding that this action cannot be undone. If you agree, click on “Erase Everything”.

Erase Everything confirmation

8- Eighth step:

If necessary, draw the screen unlock pattern or enter the screen unlock password or PIN to continue.

Confirm your pattern Android

9- Ninth step:

Your device Pixel V2 from Lava it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the operative system Android 5.1 (Lollipop).

Android is starting

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Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode Lava Pixel V2

Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode your Lava Pixel V2 can solve problems that have not been solved with a normal factory reset.

1- First turn off your Lava Pixel V2 completely. If you can not unlock the screen, press and hold the power button for about 20 seconds and the phone will turn off.

2- Keep holding on volume down and power keys together for a few seconds. In some devices according to the Android version the combination can be the power key and the volume key up.

3- When the Lava logo is displayed, release the buttons.

4- Move through the menu with the volume up and volume down keys until you reach the “Recovery Mode” option and press the power button to access.
If the device menu appears in Chinese characters, click here to see how to reset a mobile in Chinese

5- Use the volume up and volume down keys to select the “wipe cache partition” option and press the Power button to activate the option and clear the mobile cache.

6- After a few seconds you will return to the previous screen, with the volume buttons go to the option “wipe data / factory reset” and press the power button to enter. A screen with many NOes and a YES will appear, with the volume keys again go to the YES and press with the power key.

7- After finishing again with the volume keys, click on “reboot system now” and press the power key of your Lava Pixel V2, the device will reboot and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the system Android 5.1 (Lollipop).

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About the device:

Lava Pixel V2 is a device with 141.6 x 70.8 x 7.6 mm (5.57 x 2.79 x 0.30 in), a weight of 128 grams, a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density).

It has a processor Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, a graphics card Mali-T720MP2, a RAM memory 2 GB RAM and an internal memory of 16 GB.

The Lava Pixel V2 comes from the factory with the Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system.

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