Sony Xperia SP - Resetting your device

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Resetting your device

You can reset your device to its original settings, with or without deleting all of your

personal data. Before you perform a reset, make sure to back up any important data

saved on your device.

To perform a factory data reset

To avoid permanent damage to your device, do not restart your device while a reset procedure

is underway.


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Before you start, be sure to back up any important data that is saved on the

internal memory of your device to a memory card or other non-internal memory.


From your Home screen, tap .


Find and tap Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset.


To delete information, such as pictures and music, from your internal storage,

mark the Erase internal storage checkbox.


Tap Reset phone.


To confirm, tap Erase everything.