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Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact Mobile phone How to perform a soft reset

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Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 1
  • If you are experiencing an issue that causes your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact to freeze, you can do a ‘soft reset’.
  • With a soft reset, the operating system is rebooted and all services reloaded.
  • Doing a soft reset will not delete any personal data, files or apps on your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 2
  • To reboot the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact, press and hold the power button and the volume up button on the side of the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact until the screen turns off.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 3
  • The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact will automatically reboot.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 4
  • If this screen appears, enter the PIN code and choose the tick symbol.
  • If this screen does not appear, go to the next step.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 5
  • If this screen appears, drag the lock symbol up to unlock it.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 6
  • The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact has been rebooted.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact - Mobile phone - How to perform a soft reset - Step 7
  • To completely restore the original settings and clear all data from your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact, you can do a ‘factory reset’.
  • If a reset does not resolve your issue, you can also check for software updates for your Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact.
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