Sometimes, to a certain extent, you might want to do a factory reset to your Android device. For example, when you planned to sell your phone, to give it to your friends – since you don’t need it anymore. Or may be you just want ti make it tastes like new again without having to reinstall its ROM. If that the case, you can simply do the factory reset by yourself which is easy.
Xiaomi Redmi Note (RN3) is a popular budget flagship phone boasting either Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 or MediaTek MT6795 Helio X10 (depends on which version you have). The phone is so powerful and really worth its price. In addition to that, the RN3 is also shipped with 16MP main camera and 5.5 inches IPS touchscreen display with 403 ppi pixel density.
However, there is always chance for error during its usage period. However if bad thing happened and your RN3 got bricked or you found something error or bricked, then the first thing to do is to reset your phone. Doing factory / hard reset on RN3 is the first aid you can give to your phone instead of re-flashing its Android ROM.
Below tutorial shows you how to do factory hard reset on Redmi Note 3. But, there are few things you should know before continuing to the process. Resetting your device will erase all your data, apps, settings, contacts, call history, and many other things. So it is strongly suggested for you to do the backup.
Steps to Reset
Step 1 – First thing first, turn your RN3 off by pressing the Power button as usual.
Step 2 – Just for precaution, take off the SD card and SIM card from the phone.
Step 3 – Boot your RN3 phone into Recovery Mode. Follow these procedure : Press Power and Volume Down (-) buttons together and hold it for awhile until you see Mi Logo. Release the buttons once you’ve seen it.
Step 4 – Now in the Recovery mode, choose Wipe Data / Factory Reset. Use Volume Up and Down buttons to navigate (because touchscreen doesn’t work there). Use Power button to choose.
Step 5 – Next, simply choose Yes – delete all user data. Confirm the action by pressing Power button.
Step 6 – Sit tight and wait till the factory reset process is complete.
Step 7 – Once done, boot your device into normal mode by choosing Reboot System Now from the menu.
Step 8 – Your phone will reboot into normal mode and you’ll be able to see that your Redmi Note 3 has been restored to its factory settings.
There is simpler method to do phone reset but the one above is more thorough, extensive and safe. Anyway, you can also try this: On your phone, go to Settings > Backup & Reset > Factory data reset > Reset phone > then finally choose Erase everything.
Done! It was easy, wasn’t it? Do not hesitate to leave comment in below section. Anyway, you can also use the same above methods on Redmi Note 3 Pro.