Hard Reset Sony Xperia using Sony PC Companion

March 7, 2016 | Filed in: Computer.

Tutorial how to hard reset sony xperia using Sony PC Companion. This way is easy than other ways to hard reset sony xperia device.  As we know to enter  recovery mode, we must unlocked the sony xperia boot loader first to enter recovery mode.  You will need Sony PC Companion when you can not enter recovery mode or you can not access menu settings normally or forgot your unlock pattern. You can hard reset sony xperia using Flash Tools but this is not easy.

Step by step to use Sony PC Companion :

  1. Download load it from http://support.sonymobile.com/gb/tools/pc-companion/
  2. Install it, during installation make sure your PC connected to internet
  3. Run it, make sure your PC connected to internet too.  This software will download some components to your pc.

Now follow this step and see the images:


Run Sony PC Companion

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On the Support Zone click Start

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Phone / Tablet Software Update click Start

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On the Pop up click repair my phone / tablet

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Read this important information carefully and the thick the agreement like the image then click Next

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Read this carefully and then click Continue

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In this confirmation screen thick the box and click Next to continue

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Wait a moment when PC preparing computer for the software update then you will see the screen above.  Read the important information and thick the box then click Continue

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Read the battery information and thick the box then click Next

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Now choose your device and then click Next

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Follow the instructions on the screen to connect your Sony Xperia to PC

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Wait a few minutes until hard resetting completed

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Finish! Now disconnect the device from PC

Note: The first the phone start after perform a hard reset needs more time that usual



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5 comments on “Hard Reset Sony Xperia using Sony PC Companion

  1. JARDIEL BOZA says:

    excelente funciono en mi sony xperia M4 ACUAQ (E2) ( excellent worked on my sony xperia M4 ACUAQ E2 )

  2. Sean Ireland says:

    Sony PC Companion will not update on my PC. I am running Windows 7 and gives me error when trying to update.

  3. Khagesh says:

    phone should be off or on during software repair

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