How to Hard Reset Android 11

Here’s how to hard reset or factory reset Android 11 phone when locked or without a password. You can hard reset Android 11 to enter into recovery mode using hardware keys (Power & Volume buttons). This process will delete your entire phone’s data, so back up your Android data before a factory reset it. When you forgot the lock screen password or PIN, you can try this method to unlock your phone without a password.

How to Hard Reset Android 11 Using Recovery Mode 

Make sure to restore your important data before applying below given methods.

Power off Android 11 to enter recovery mode

Step 1: Touch & hold the power button until see the power menu on the screen and tap on “Power”.

Switch off your Android 11 to boot into recovery mode

Step 2: Tap on “Power off”.

Boot into recovery mode to hard reset Android 11

Step 3: Tap & hold power & volume down at the same time until see “Start”.

Hard Reset Android 11 Using Recovery Mode

Step 4: Press the volume down button until view the “Recovery Mode”.

Red exclamination mark with no command in Android 11 stock OS

Step 5: Press the power button to enter into recovery mode. You can see the Robot exclamation mark with No command symbol in your stock Android 11.

Reset Android 11 to unlock your phone

Step 6:Long press the power button and press the volume up button once” to see the recovery menu.

You can see the Reboot system now, Reboot to bootloader, Apply update from ADB, Apply update from SD card, Wipe data/factory reset, etc.

Wipe data or factory reset Android 11 using recovery mode

Step 7: Press the “Volume down” key until set “Wipe data/factory reset”. Press the “Power” key to apply.

How to Hard Reset Android 11

Step 8: Press the volume down key to set “Factory data reset”. Press the “Power” button for applies.

Wait until wiping data & cache (2-3 minutes) in your stock Android 11 OS.

Step 9: Press the “Power” button to reboot the system.

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How to Factory Data Reset Android 11 Using Phone Settings

This will remove all your phone data. Make sure to back up your data.

Step 1: Open the app drawer and tap on the “Settings app”.

Step 2: Scroll down and click on “System”.

Step 3: Click “Advanced”.

Step 4: Click “Reset options”.

Step 5: Click “Delete all data (Factory reset)”.

Factory Data Reset stock Android 11 OS

Step 6: Click “Erase all data”.

Step 7: Enter the screen lock and touch “Erase all data”.

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