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Hard Reset Sony Xperia E3

Hard ResetSelling your Sony Xperia E3 (D2203 / D2206 / D2243 / D2202) mobile phone and needing to delete all its content. There are three ways to wipe the phone and remove all your data. We have listed the three methods below and they are easy to do. Note that once you do a reset on your mobile phone the data is gone and cannot be recovered.

You might want to consider making a backup of all the data on your mobile phone before you do a factory reset. The backup can be done with the Xperia PC Companion which will allow you to backup all your data before you do a reset. You can find the software on this website. Note that there is another option in the software which will allow you to reset the phone via the software as well. Note that once the data is gone it is gone so do this with that warning in mind.


Below there are three ways to do the reset. If can be done visa the buttons on the mobile phone or by entering a code into the phone to do the factory hard reset. There is also another option which is on the software which you can download from this website. It will also allow you to update the phone software. Also ensure that you remember your apn settings to connect to the internet again.

Hard Reset will erase all of your data
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.


Soft Reset Sony Xperia E3 

Soft Reset Sony Xperia E3
  1. Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Up button at the same time for approximately 15 seconds.
  2. The device will vibrate 3 times, release the power and volume up buttons.
  3. Note: The device must be powered on manually after the soft reset is complete.
  4. The soft reset has now been completed.

Hard Reset  Sony Xperia E3

Soft Reset Sony Xperia E3
  • Make sure the battery fully charged
  • Backup all your important data
  • Power Off Your Sony Xperia E3
  • Press And Hold Volume up Key + Volume Down keyPower Key 
  • Now You Will see a Android Robot on screen
  • Select ” Wipe Data / Factory Reset ” Option By Using  Volume Key . Press Power Key To Confirm.
  • Now Select  ” Yes —– Delete All User Data ” And Confirm
  • Select Reboot Option And Wait

Hard Reset Sony Xperia E3

Soft Reset Sony Xperia E3
  1. Turn on Sony Xperia E3
  2. Make sure Sony Xperia E3 battery is full.
  3. Go to menu: Setting > Backup and reset  > Factory Data Reset > Reset Device
  4. Choose Erase Everything
  5. Sony Xperia E3 will do the process to Master Reset to Factory Default, wait for several minutes.

Hard Reset Sony Xperia E3 

Soft Reset Sony Xperia E3
  1. Make sure the battery fully charged;
  2. Backup all your important data with Xperia PC Companion;
  3. Power on your Sony Xperia E3
  4. On dialer enter this code: *#*#7378423#*#*
  5. On the screen Select -> Customization Settings 
  6. Then select -> Reset customization and confirm.
  7. Sony Xperia E3 will now reset


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