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Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket Hard Factory Reset via Recovery Mode

Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket Key Specs

Screen Size 6.0 inches, 99.2 cm2 (~71.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~245 ppi density)
Phone Memory 16GB
RAM 1.5GB
Primary Camera 8 Megapixels, AF, LED flash
Secondary Camera 5 Megapixels, LED flash
Software
OS Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210
CPU Quad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 304
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass (optional)
Battery Removable Li-Ion 2580 mAh battery

How to Hard Reset on Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket

In this post we will guide you how to factory reset and hard reset of your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket . There are two different ways to reset your Android device. One of them is factory reset, you can do it directly from your Setting menu. Actually when your device is on or you are able to boot your Android device.

Second method is hard factory reset via Recovery Mode. You can choose this method if your device is off and you are not able to boot into Android.

Yes when someone is going to sale their device, who will use hard reset or factory reset to clear all data. The Hard Reset is most important if would you like to get a fresh look of your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket It will boost performance of your Android device. So after reset, definitely you will feel that your device working perfectly.

We are here to guide you how to restore your Android device. Factory reset will effect directly on your data, that’s why we always strongly recommend you to create a backup before factory reset of your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket.

Hard Reset using Settings Menu

  • First of all, Go to Settings
  • Now Select Additional settings
  • Press on Backup and reset
  • Now you can Select Factory data reset
  • After that just click on Reset Phone and wait 7 to 10 seconds.
  • Now Tap on Next and again wait 7 to 10 seconds
  • That’s it! Confirm it by press OK! button

Now you have successfully hard reset of your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket.

Hard Factory Reset using Recovery Mode

If would you your device is off and you are not able to boot your Android device then you may choose hard factory reset via recovery mode.
Things to Note while using Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket Stock Recovery Mode

  • You can use Volume keys (both UP and DOWN keys) to choose menu
  • To confirm, you can use the Power button.

1: First of all, Please Turn off your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket.

2: Now Press and hold Volume UP key + Power Key on your Idol 5 Cricket at the same time instantly.

3: After that you see the Alcatel logo, Now you should leave both buttons.

4: Now you have been entered into your phone recovery mode, after that now you can select the language of your Alcatel into Recovery mode.

5: Now your device will enter stock recovery mode, successfully.

6: You can press direct Volume UP and DOWN keys.

7: Now select Wipe/Data and press Power button to confirm Hard Reset on your Alcatel via Recovery Mode.

select wipe data/factory reset option

8: Finally please Confirm, you have successfully done!

I hope this guide was useful to hard reset your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket.

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NOTE: Hard reset or factory reset will effect on your storage and data. If you want to save your all data such as images, videos and files. You must create a backup of your Alcatel Idol 5 Cricket . If anything goes wrong the author or getdroidpro.com are not responsible for it.

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