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Hard reset on your Xiaomi mobile: what it is and what it is for

What is a hard reset ? This is a question that has come to us on more than one occasion and a process that you can easily carry out on your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO mobile. In this article you will learn how to use the hard reset in different ways and with total safety.

The hard reset or "hard reset" is much more than a factory reset, it is a way to solve errors, return to previous versions of Android/MIUI or the safest way to clean your mobile if you want to sell it or simply erase it.

What is a hard reset on your Xiaomi for?

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And why might you be interested in performing a hard reset on your Xiaomi? For any of these possibilities:

  • If you need to erase all data from the phone's memory quickly and safely, either because you want to give it away or sell it.
  • In the same way, if you have been given a mobile and you do not want to keep anything and restart it, this is the appropriate way, respecting the content of its previous owner.
  • If you need to reset your phone to its original state — like when you bought it — after encountering various bugs during the latest software updates.
  • If you simply notice that the operation is erratic , if the system has started to slow down, if the battery drains, if the connections fail or you have coverage problems.
  • If your Xiaomi has entered the dreaded loop of trying to boot but not finishing. This happens when a Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO gets stuck on the Mi/Xiaomi logo screen and cannot get out of it. This is one of the most common errors after a major update to the root of the system.

Three tips before doing a hard reset

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Before carrying out a hard reset on your Xiaomi there are three considerations that you must take into account. They are the following:

  1. Don't run out of battery. To avoid possible errors during the process, since it usually takes a few minutes, it is recommended that the hard reset is always carried out with the battery charged from 50% or more.
  2. Make a backup, just in case . Keep in mind that the hard reset erases all the data on the terminal, so if there is something you want to keep, it should be safeguarded by connecting it to the PC and creating a local backup —or in the cloud, here we tell you how to make a backup copy of your Xiaomi mobile —.
  3. If your mobile does not turn on beyond the logo screen, you can also do a hard reset , as you will see later. The custom recovery (TWRP) is carried out by holding down the power and volume up keys for 10 seconds.

How to do a hard reset on your Xiaomi mobile

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Let's go now with the hard reset itself. How is it done? Well, you should know that if what you want is to perform a factory reset, you can do it from the MIUI menu itself. The route to follow is the following.

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Do a hard reset from the system

  1. Inside the app drawer go to ' Settings '.
  2. Now tap on the option ' About the phone ', the first of all.
  3. Scroll down to the ' Factory Reset ' option.
  4. Within this new window you will see that there is a notice informing you that said factory reset erases all the information on the terminal. At the bottom you will see, as in the image above, an icon with the message ' Delete all data '.
  5. If you have already made the backup and you have everything ready, click on the icon and carry out the factory reset, which will return your mobile to the same state it was in when you bought it, without applications installed or any update.
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Hard reset from MIUI recovery mode

Of course, if you want to do a proper hard reset , you just have to follow these steps:

  1. With your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO mobile previously turned off, hold down the power and volume up keys , both simultaneously, for about 10 seconds. You will notice a vibration.
  2. Now you will see that it loads a new window like the one in the image that heads this article.
  3. Scroll down the menu by pressing the volume down button and choose the ' Wipe Data ' option by pressing the power button.
  4. A new window will appear. Choose 'W ipe All Data '.
  5. Finally, the system will ask you if you are sure and want to carry out this function. Choose ' Yes '.
  6. The system will now take care of deleting all the information through the hard reset. It will take a while for it to finish, then you can start the system again.
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If, on the other hand, you want to exit this menu, follow these steps:

  1. Within the MIUI Recovery menu, choose the first option, Reboot , by pressing the power button.
  2. A new menu will appear. Accept the first reboot option, which will perform a system reboot.
  3. Wait a few seconds until the system loads after the Mi/Xiaomi logo screen. And voila, you will be back at the starting point.
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