Sometimes owners of the Motorola Moto E4 XT1762 smartphone may wish to take a hard reset as an efficient way to wipe all data. When you wipe data via the hard reset, it is erased forever and cannot be brought back. This is perfect for people looking to hand over a smartphone to someone else.

This tutorial demonstrates how to hard reset the Motorola Moto E4 XT1762 smartphone.

How to Hard Reset Motorola Moto E4 XT1762

There are two ways you can hard reset the Moto E4; one from Recovery Mode and the other from the Settings app. It is recommended you use the Settings app first and only boot into Recovery Mode if you do not have access to the Google account that would allow you to boot the operating system. So here is how to hard reset via the Settings app:

1. With the Motorola Moto E4 turned on, tap Settings > Backup & reset.

2. Tap Factory data reset > Reset phone.

3. Tap Erase everything.

It will proceed to erase all data including personal information and downloaded apps. If you took a backup before hard resetting, you can restore it the next time the Android operating system boots up.

In conclusion, that is how to hard reset the Motorola Moto E4 XT1762 smartphone.