View Full Version : Factory reset on Android

January 10th, 2015, 5:28 PM
Is there an option to restore an android in the same way as you can an iphone? I remember just plugging an iphone in to itunes and it restored everything exactly as it was. Unless I'm being silly (possibility) there doesn't seem to be this option for android. When I factory resetted before all my apps were in the store so I could download them but it took an age to set everything up how I had it before in terms of home screens, widgets etc.

Is there a way to do this or do I have to set everything up again?

January 10th, 2015, 6:02 PM
i can't help you

why do you keep needing to factory reset your phones?

January 10th, 2015, 6:04 PM
First time my GPS stopped working and they told me a factory reset would fix it. It didn't.

This time it's doing a load of random shit, forgetting wifi passwords, turning on loud speaker at random. Was gonna try a reset and send it back to google if it doesn't work.

January 10th, 2015, 6:06 PM
Wants to factory reset his phone, had to smash up his laptops...

You OK Andy?

January 10th, 2015, 6:21 PM
Just getting a lot of crap jobs done this week. :cool:

January 10th, 2015, 6:29 PM
You would have to have backed up the rom beforehand and I'm pretty sure you need to be rooted for that.


January 10th, 2015, 6:49 PM
Ah well, cheers anyway. :yes:

January 13th, 2015, 11:30 AM
You could always unroot it after, if that makes a difference.

January 15th, 2015, 6:24 PM
Kingo Root works pretty well for rooting and unrooting.

January 15th, 2015, 7:23 PM
Just did it in the boot menu in the end, didn't fix the problem. They're sending me a new one.