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Motorola DROID BIONIC XT875 hard reset

To perform a DROID BIONIC factory data reset through settings (DROID BIONIC locked out of handset, frozen screens), use the following process to hard reset your DROID BIONIC phone:

Motorola Droid bionic XT875 hard reset using buttons
WARNING: All data will be lost! Factory Data Reset is used to remove everything that was imported, added or installed on the device. When using this feature; information you have programmed in the handset, i.e. apps downloaded through the Market, Contacts, Email and Social network Accounts is deleted, however, nothing stored on the Internal Storage Memory or MicroSD (if available), i.e., pictures, music, videos, etc. will be affected.

1. Power off the phone, press and hold the Volume up and Volume down button, then press the Power button simultaneously while powering up the unit.
2. Screen will come up with "Fastboot" at the top of the screen, press Volume down key to cycle through choices until you get "Android Recovery", then press Volume up key to boot in this mode
3. Wait for the "triangle ! / Android" screen then go on to step 4
Android Recovery
4. Press both Volume up and Volume down key simultaneously. A Recovery Menu will come up
5. Tap on Volume down key until "wipe data/factory reset" is highlighted, and tap Power button. Another Confirmation screen will come. Tap on Volume down key until coming to Yes and tap Power button
6. After userdata is cleared, the "reboot system now" option will be highlighted by Default. Tap Power button
7. Phone will reboot to initial setup screen.

To Perform a Factory Data Reset through settings menu:

1. From the Home screen, press Menu
2. Touch Settings
3. Touch Privacy
4. Touch Factory data reset (Read notes for other options)
5. Touch Reset Phone
6. Touch Erase Everything

General advice: Before you buy a new cell phone or new tablet, please try the following procedure to repair your device in a software way. First charge your battery, backup your important data if possible and in most cases take out SIM and SD card before doing factory reset. It is impossible to recover your data after doing a hard reset, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on an external device, hard drive, raid system or media. With or without insurance, if your cell phone lost, damaged or stolen at least your invaluable data is backed up in a safe place. If you are about to sell your phone and you want to wipe your personal data, or if your phone affected with virus you have to do a hard reset. In some cases, you can delete the forgotten password or lock pattern from your device as well. All information is for devices with stock based ROMs. If you are using rooted device, always back up your EFS folder first, containing your IMEI info, etc.! Please also note, that a hard reset operation will not unlock your mobile phone's SIM lock or network lock, but it will remove the unlock pattern, remove the user password or PIN password (NOT the SIM card's 4 digit PIN code). Also note that the firmware version will not be affected in any way, it will not be downgraded, it will remain the same you are using and if you have rooted your device, root privileges remain also unaffected.