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Sony Xperia S hard reset

Xperia S reset via MENU LT26i

Your device freezes or has fatal errors

Press and hold Camera key + volume up key+ power button together.

If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data reset. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings → Privacy → Factory data reset → Reset phone → Erase everything.

Clear storage : Erase the credential contents from the device and reset the password

Set an unlock pattern lt26i xperia s

Once you set a screen lock, your device will require an unlock code each time you turn it on or unlock the touch screen

Settings → Location and security → Set screen lock → Pattern

If you forget your PIN or password, bring your • device to a Sony Service Centre to reset it.

Set an unlock PIN code "Sony Ericsson lt26i"

Settings → Location and security → Set screen lock → PIN

Set an unlock password Sony Ericsson Xperia S

Settings → Location and security → Set screen lock → Password.

firmware update with PC companion software

Download PC companion and install

PC Companion software S firmware update

Install PC companion on your PC computer. Follow instruction. For firmware update you need a micro USB cable. When the pc recognizing your XPERIA S it will install the necessary driver files.

After yourXPERIA S connected press Start / in Support Zone

Xperia X10 firmware update

You can also use Sony update service tool

X1 update service tool

PC Suite is out of date use PC companion software instead

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.