1. Restart the Xbox Series X: Press and hold the Xbox button on your controller to open the Power Center. Select Restart Console and then select Yes to confirm.
2. Perform a Hard Reset: Press and hold the Xbox button on your controller to open the Power Center. Select Power Options, then press and hold the Xbox button on the console for 10 seconds. The console will turn off. Once the console is off, press the Xbox button on the console to turn it back on.
3. Reset your Xbox Series X to Factory Settings: Go to Settings > System > Console info & updates. Select Reset console. Select Reset and keep my games & apps to reset the console and keep your installed games and apps. Select Reset and remove everything to reset the console and remove all your games, apps, and saved data.
4. Reset your Xbox Network Settings: Go to Settings > Network > Network settings. Select Reset network settings. Select Reset to confirm. If none of the above steps works, you may need to contact Microsoft Support for further assistance.
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How do you hard reset your Xbox series X
To hard reset your Xbox Series X, you will need to press and hold the power button on the console for around 10-15 seconds. This will cause the console to turn off and then reset. If the console does not turn off after this long, you can unplug the power cord from the back of your console and wait 30 seconds before plugging it back in.
This should reset the console. If the reset is still not successful, then you may need to contact Microsoft support for further assistance.
how to factory reset an Xbox series X
To factory reset your Xbox Series X, press and hold the Xbox button on the controller to open the Power Center. Then select Restart console, and then choose Reset and keep my games & apps. This will reset your Xbox Series X to its factory settings while keeping your games and apps. If you want to perform a full reset of the console, select Reset and remove everything.
This will erase all of the content and settings from the console, so make sure you back up any data you want to keep before doing this. For more information, please refer to Microsoft’s official guide for resetting your Xbox Series X.
Xbo x series X factory reset USB
If you need to factory reset your Xbox X series console, you’ll need to use the USB restore feature. To do this, you’ll need a USB flash drive with at least 4GB of free space. Begin by formatting the USB drive as a FAT32 drive. Then, download the Xbox Offline System Update file from the Xbox Support website. Once you’ve downloaded the file, extract the contents to the root of the USB drive.
Once that’s done, power off your Xbox console, then plug in the USB drive. After that, press and hold the Bind and Eject buttons on the console at the same time. This will trigger the console to boot into the Offline System Update feature. Follow the on-screen instructions, and the console will factory reset itself. Once the reset is complete, you can remove the USB drive and power on the console.
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.