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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Moto E4 Plus Hard Reset from Android Recovery

Moto E4 Plus

Locked out and can't get past the lock screen on your new Moto E4 Plus? Here's how to bypass the lockscreen and regain access to your device. Warning this will erase everything from your phone if it is not backed up then you will not be able to recover the information that is lost. This also goes for photos, texts, or anything else that is lost from resetting your phone.

  1. Ensure the device is powered off.
  2. Press and hold the Volume Down button.
    Volume down button
  3. While continuing to hold volume down, press and release the Power button but continue to hold volume down until the boot mode screen appears.
    Power button
  4. From the Bootloader selection screen (image of an Android with Start), select RECOVERY MODE.
    Note Utilize the volume buttons to cycle through the available options and the power button to select.
    Boot mode screen
  5. From the Android system recovery screen (image of an Android with an exclamation mark), do the following to display the menu options:
    Note Ensure the steps below are performed in a timely manner. If power is held too long (longer than 5 seconds), the device resets.
    1. Press and hold the Power button.
    2. While continuing to hold the power button, press the Volume Up button then release all buttons.
    .Android system recovery screen
  6. Select Wipe data/factory reset.
    Android system recovery screen with Wipe data/factory reset
  7. Select Userdata + personalized content.
    Note Allow several seconds for the factory data reset to complete.
    Android system recovery screen with Userdata + personalized content
  8. Select Reboot system now.
    Note Allow several minutes for the reboot process to complete.

Thank you for visiting my site. Here is a video demonstrating the hard reset on the Moto E4 Plus. 

If you have any questions about your phone or any other phone feel free to email me anytime.