How to Hard Reset LG Nexus 5

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Do you want to Hard reset or Factory reset your LG Nexus 5 android mobile? Or Do you want to Remove the Pin or Pattern lock when you forgot it?

Here are the best methods to Reset your LG Nexus 5 mobile. There are many methods available to Reset Android mobile. You can try the following methods one by one.

Reset deletes all your mobile data like Photos, Apps, and Settings etc. So backup all your mobile data before the reset.

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LG Nexus 5 Hard Reset

You will not recover any data after this reset method.

  • Turn off your phone by holding down the Power button.
  • Press and hold Volume Down Button + Power Button for a few seconds.
  • Release both the buttons when you see LG Logo on the screen.
  • Next, you will enter in to Recovery Menu.
  • After that, Choose Wipe data/factory reset option, use Volume Buttons to navigate and Power button to confirm.
Wipe data factory reset
  • Finally, Select Reboot System Now option.
  • The Hard reset operation complete.

If the above reset method did not work, check out this guide Android phone hard reset methods.

Reset With Find My Device – Google

You can easily reset or unlock your LG Nexus 5 Android phone with Google find my device remotely. You can not recover data after reset.

  • Start by visiting the Google Find My Device on your system.
  • Log in using the credentials of your Google Account.
  • After logged in, There will be three different options Play Sound, Secure device and Erase device.
  • Then Click on Erase device option, Then you will see Erase all data menu on your screen.
  • Finally, Tap on the Erase option.
  • You have successfully Reset your mobile.

Reset with Android Multi Tools

You can reset or wipe data of your LG Nexus 5 phone with Android multi tools. You can also reset Gmail and reboot your device.

  • Turn on your Computer or Laptop and Open any Browser.
  • Download the Android Multi Tools.
  • After the installation, Open the Android Tool.
  • After that, Enable USB debugging on your Mobile.
  • Now, Press and hold the Volume Up + power key {Volume Down + Power Key} on your mobile.
  • Connect your mobile to your Computer via USB when you see an Android boot on your mobile screen.
  • Finally, Select Number 5 and press Enter to Reset your mobile.
  • Reset Complete with Android Tools.

LG Nexus 5 Reset With Google Account

If your Android device uses an Android 4.4 system or less, you can reset your Mobile using your Google Account.

  1. Turn On your phone by holding down the Power button.
  2. Next, you need to do 5 or 6 wrong pattern attempts, Then will show Forgot password Option.
  3. After that, select Forgot pattern option.
  4. Next, Type your email & password and Tap on the Sign in Option.
  5. Android will confirm your email and password.
  6. Then redirects you to a security page.
  7. Here, you can change or disable your screen lock.

LG Nexus 5 Factory Reset from Settings

Here you can reset LG Nexus 5 from settings app. You need password to reset with this method. This method also deletes all your data, but you have an option to back up your mobile data before the reset.

  • First, Switch on your LG Nexus 5 smartphone.
  • Next Open Settings Menu.
  • After that, Select More Settings Option.
  • Then go to back up and Reset option.
  • In this Step, Choose option Erase all Data.
  • Next, you will see your device has finished formatting.
  • Wait for a while, Reset done on your mobile.

If above not worked, check out this Factory Reset of any Android Phone.

How do you reset a Nexus 5?

Press Power and Volume Up. Release Volume Up after 3 seconds, but continue to hold Power. Continue to hold Power until you see the Android Recovery menu, characterized with an Android lying on its back. Press Volume Down till you highlight Wipe Data/Factory Reset.

How do I fix my Nexus 5 it won’t turn on?

With your phone turned off, press the power button and release it immediately. Once you see the initial animation, press and hold the Volume down key. Your device should restart and boot in Safe Mode.

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