Perform a Factory Data Reset on Your Xperia Tablet
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Watch the video tutorial or follow the steps below to perform a factory data reset on your Xperia™ tablet:
WARNING! A Factory data reset erases all user data and account information. We recommend that you back up all user data to a computer or SD card before you continue.
- On your device, tap the icon.
- On the upper right corner of the desktop, tap Apps or Apps & Widgets.
- In the Apps screen, tap the icon.
- In the Settings screen, tap Backup & reset.
- Tap Factory data reset.
Tap Reset tablet.
- To remove all music, pictures, and other data from your device, add a check mark beside Erase USB storage.
Tap Erase everything.
- Your device restarts after the factory reset.
If you experience the same issues after the factory data reset, perform a forced External Data Reset (Android™ reset).