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This is how you can format an Android cell phone to sell it

This is how you can format an Android cell phone to sell it

Formatting is the process of erasing all data from a device. In this way, you will not only restore it to its original state, but also the user will be able to ensure that no one else can access the previously stored data in the future. Of course, if you want to resell the cell phone Androidthe first step would be to format it.

The Android cell phone formatting process is quite simple to follow. There are several methods to erase all data on a device with this operating system and from TechMarkup we will show the fastest and easiest way so that everything is ready in a short time.

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Of course, the steps mentioned below are for formatting any Android phone, whatever brand it is.

How to format a cell phone with Android

First, remember that this process will erase all data stored on the device. Therefore, before formatting an Android phone, first make sure make a backup copy of all personal data on the computer or SD card. The cloud it’s also a good option for backing up data you don’t want to lose.

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On the other hand, there are several ways to format Android cell phone. You just have to find the one that works best and follow the process step by step that can be seen below:

First option: format Android phone from system settings

It is the most comfortable option for the largest number of people. If you want to format Android phone quickly, this is the most ideal.

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Also, this option will erase all data on the device’s internal storage. Among them you can find accounts of emailconfigurations of ApplicationsApplications, games, musicphotos videos and any other information contained in the phone’s memory.

Of course, the data that will be kept safe is the data that resides in cloud services like google drive either google photos. In this case, there is nothing to fear. Otherwise, the files on the microSD card will also not be affected by this process.

1. Enter the app Settings on the device.

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2. Go to System.

3. Here, go to Recovery Options.

4. Tap on Clear all data.

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5. A screen detailing everything that is about to happen will be displayed here. If the user agrees, just click on Reset phone.

At this point the process will begin. It is normal for the cell phone to reboot several times, you just have to let it finish. Once powered on, you will see the initial setup screen as if you just took it out of the box.

Second option: format Android phone using the mode recovery

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Another good way to format an Android phone is to use the famous recovery mode. However, this option seems a bit more advanced but quite simple to do.

This is a partition that can be accessed in an emergency. In addition, it has a series of advanced functions that allow update the mobile device, connect it with developer functions to the computer, clear the system cache and many more functions.

To wipe device information using recovery mode, simply follow these steps:

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one. To turn off the phone completely.

2. Once the previous step is done, you have to press a combination of buttons. This combination may vary from model to model, although the most common is usually the following: Volume Down + Power.

3. Keep the buttons pressed until you see the mode menu recovery.

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4. In this mode the touch control will not work, souse the volume keys to navigate and the power button to select.

5. When the user is inside, look for the option Wipe data/factory reset.

6. Select this option and accept again when you ask.

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Now it’s just a matter of waiting for the process to complete. When it’s done, you’ll see the Android phone turn back on and displays the original setup screen. All your data will be successfully deleted.

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