How To Hard Reset Moto X Remove Pattern Lock


When using this feature; everything is deleted from the device. If you have customized your device on Motomaker, your personalized message and wallpaper will not be deleted.
Reset will require a minimum battery level of 25%. If you are unable to perform a reset, please charge for 20-30 minutes and try reset again.

Moto X Hard Reset Method

  • With the phone powered off, press the VOL DOWN KEY for 2-3 seconds then POWER key then release.
  • The device will display different BOOT OPTIONS
  • Use the VOL DOWN Key to SCROLL to Recovery and VOL UP Key to select

Tip: If the device reboots, you may have waited too long to make a selection, you will need to begin the process again.

  • The device will display the Motorola logo and then the Android in distress ( logo with Exclamation mark)
  • Press and hold the VOL UP key for 10-15 seconds. While still holding the VOL UP key tap and release the POWER key

Tip: You can try this step, holding the phone in landscape. If you are stuck in step 6, try a force reboot by pressing the Power key and Vol Down key, and start the process again.

  • The device will display additional menu options (Text will appear in BLUE)
  • Use the VOL DOWN Key to scroll to Wipe data/factory reset and the POWER Key to select this option
  • Use the VOL DOWN key again to select YES – delete all user data and press the POWER key to CONFIRM
  • Once the Formatting is complete, press the POWER key to confirm a REBOOT
  • The device will reboot and start the normal power up sequence


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