Article ID : 00020850 / Last Modified : 08/26/2019

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.

    1. On your device, tap the Home icon.
    2. On the upper right corner of the desktop, tap Apps or Apps & Widgets.
    3. In the Apps screen, tap the Settings icon.
    4. In the Settings screen, tap Backup & reset.
    5. Tap Factory data reset.

    6. Tap Reset tablet.

      • To remove all music, pictures, and other data from your device, add a check mark Checkbeside Erase USB storage.
    7. 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).