Factory Reset / Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3

Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3. This tutorial will show you the easiest way to perform a factory reset operation in SONY PlayStation 3. Remove all personal data, customized settings and installed apps from your device. Before you can use Hard Reset always remember to make copies of your data.

How To Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3?

  1. Begin by switching off your PlayStation 3 by pressing and holding the Power key for about ten seconds.
  2. Wait until your device is fully switched off and the power indicator flashes solid red.
  3. Next, press and hold the Power key for about seven seconds, do so until you hear two short beeps.
  4. Connect a DualShock 3 or Sixaxis controller by using a USB cable.
  5. Press the PS button on the controller.
  6. From the menu, pick the Restore PS3 System option and confirm your choice by selecting Yes.
  7. You’re done – the console will now perform a factory reset operation.

Please wait a few minutes until your phone restarts and you must complete the first settings to be able to use the device.

When You Have To Hard Reset / Factory Reset Your SONY PlayStation 3 Device?

  • You wanna Erase All Data From Phone
  • Forgotten Security Screen Lock Code
  • Forgotten Security Password
  • Forgotten Pattern Lock
  • Forgotten User Code
  • Forgotten Phone Lock
  • If your phone encountered a software error
  • If Your Phone works much slower, than when it was new

*Using the Hard Reset is safe and should not cause any damage. After using this feature, your SONY PlayStation 3 device will have the software and set of applications as the moment they leave the factory.

Warning: Performing a hard reset deletes all of your user data, which includes pictures, videos, and music saved to your internal memory. Please make sure to back up your information prior to performing a hard reset.

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