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    Default How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    Hi.

    I can do a soft reset by going to settings. I have tried doing a hard reset by turning the phone off and holding the bottom volume button down and the power button start it up but I have not been able to get to the factory reset page.
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    Welcome to the forums.
    Try this: Reset: LG G2 | T-Mobile Support
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    I am trying to roll back the device to Jellybean 4.2.2 from Kitkat 4.4.2. I have reset the phone but it does not go back to Jellybean.
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    Quote Originally Posted by Oluwadare Oyadiji View Post
    I am trying to roll back the device to Jellybean 4.2.2 from Kitkat 4.4.2. I have reset the phone but it does not go back to Jellybean.
    This will not reset the phone back to JB, and a reset via the menus and stock recovery does the same thing. To go back to JB you will need to flash the stock TOT/KDZ images for your specific variant and desired software release.
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    I have a silly question, I'm new to Android, what does a hard reset do? Take u back to factory settings? And how do u hard reset?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roxxygen View Post
    I have a silly question, I'm new to Android, what does a hard reset do? Take u back to factory settings? And how do u hard reset?

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    A "hard reset" to most users is holding down the power button for 10-20 seconds or so, equivalent to the same thing on a laptop or other PC, forcing it to reboot. This does not delete or modify any data on the phone, but files open when this occurs could be lost.

    A factory data reset or factory default returns the device to "out of box" status, that can be done in a couple of ways, Golfdriver97's instruction link a few posts up talks about it.

    Restoring or flashing factory images uses a PC and LG Flash software to re-image the entire phone with a factory original software image, often needed if the device becomes unbootable, corrupted, or you need to remove any traces of rooting or other modifications from the phone.
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    Quote Originally Posted by acejavelin View Post
    A "hard reset" to most users is holding down the power button for 10-20 seconds or so, equivalent to the same thing on a laptop or other PC, forcing it to reboot. This does not delete or modify any data on the phone, but files open when this occurs could be lost.

    A factory data reset or factory default returns the device to "out of box" status, that can be done in a couple of ways, Golfdriver97's instruction link a few posts up talks about it.

    Restoring or flashing factory images uses a PC and LG Flash software to re-image the entire phone with a factory original software image, often needed if the device becomes unbootable, corrupted, or you need to remove any traces of rooting or other modifications from the phone.
    Hi...
    I just got a severe battery drain problem on my newly bought g2.Should i go for factory reset or reboot(hard reset)
    Thanks for ur opinion!!
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    Quote Originally Posted by HaseebImran View Post
    Hi...
    I just got a severe battery drain problem on my newly bought g2.Should i go for factory reset or reboot(hard reset)
    Thanks for ur opinion!!
    Try hard reset, then factory reset if that doesn't work.

    Sent from my G2 running SlimKat
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    What is hard reset?nd how to do it?
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    Default Re: How to do a hard reset on an LG G2

    Quote Originally Posted by HaseebImran View Post
    What is hard reset?nd how to do it?
    Meant to say simulate battery pull by pressing power button until phone reboots.

    You should be able to factory data reset from settings.

    Can also FDR using back buttons when phone is powered off.

    Sent from my G2 running SlimKat

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