Google Pixel 3a

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Restoring factory default settings

If your phone gets slow or doesn't work as it usually does, it may help to restore the factory default settings. All settings and configurations you've made on your phone are deleted.

Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.
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Slide two fingers downwards starting from the top of the screen.

Press the settings icon.
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Press the settings icon.

Press System.
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Press System.

Press Advanced.
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Press Advanced.

Press Reset options.
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Press Reset options.

Press Erase all data (factory reset).
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Press Erase all data (factory reset).

Press Delete all data.
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Press Delete all data.

Press Delete all data. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored. Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your phone and prepare it for use.
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Press Delete all data. Wait a moment while the factory default settings are restored. Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your phone and prepare it for use.