1. Turn the phone off and remove the battery.
2. Insert the battery back into the device and press and hold the up volume button and the power button.
3. Release the buttons when the Motorola logo appears on the screen.
4. Use the volume down button to navigate to the Factory Data Reset option and press the power button to select it.
5. Select “Yes” to confirm the reset.
6. Wait for the reset to complete.
7. Select the reboot system now option and press the power button to select it.
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how to force restart your moto M series
You can force restart your Moto M series device by pressing and holding the Volume Down and Power buttons at the same time for 10–15 seconds.
This should force the device to power off and restart. If this doesn’t work, you may need to remove the battery and then press and hold the Power button for at least 10 seconds to perform a hard reset. After that, reinsert the battery and power on the device. If you are still having issues, you may need to contact Motorola directly for further assistance.
how to do a factory reset moto M series with a menu
1. Go to the Home screen.
2. Tap the Menu button.
3. Select Settings.
4. Tap Backup & Reset.
5. Tap Factory Data Reset.
6. Tap Reset Phone.
7. Tap Erase Everything.
8. Your phone will now reset to its factory settings.
hard reset moto M series with a combination of buttons
To perform a hard reset on Moto M-series phones, press and hold the Volume Up and Power buttons together for about 10 seconds. The device will restart and be ready to use. If the phone is unresponsive, remove the battery and then reinsert it. Press and hold the Power button for about 10 seconds, until the phone vibrates and the Motorola logo appears. The device will restart and be ready to use.
If a factory reset is needed, press and hold the Volume Down and Volume Up keys together for about 10 seconds until the Reset screen appears. Select Factory Data Reset and then press the Power button to confirm your choice. The device will restart and be ready to use.
what to do if resetting the Motorolla M series doesn’t work
If resetting the Motorola M series does not work, you should try performing a hard reset. This can be done by pressing and holding the power button for 10 seconds or more until the device turns off. Once the device has powered off, you should then press and hold the power button again until the device turns back on.
If this still doesn’t work, then you should try taking the device to a Motorola service center for further troubleshooting. If the device is still not working after performing the hard reset, then it could be a hardware issue and may need to be serviced.
Shah Wajahat is a Computer Science grad and a Cisco CCNA certified Professional with 3+ years of experience in the Tech & software industry. Shah loves helping people with tech by explaining to layman audience technical queries in an easier way.