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Google Pixel 5 Tips and Tricks: How to reset your device via Settings app

When it’s time to reset the Google Pixel 5, there are actually two different methods for doing so.

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The first is the more traditional method, where you just go through the Settings app and follow the prompts while another one is a bit complicated that we will cover in our next post.

How to reset via the Settings app?

  1. Open the Settings App on your Pixel 5.
  2. Scroll down and tap on System.
  3. Tap the arrow down next to Advanced.
  4. Tap Reset options.
  5. Select Erase all data (factory reset).
  6. Tap the Erase all data button in the bottom right-hand corner.
  7. Enter your PIN.

Wait until the reset process is complete while your Pixel 5 may take 10-15 minutes to restart.

Once completed, the phone will boot to the main startup screen where you have to start fresh by setting up the device.

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