How to Factory Reset (Hard Reset) Motorola Atrix 2


Resetting your Motorola Atrix 2 will restore the default settings of your device. It will also delete all your files on your phone, so it is recommended to have a backup of your important files on your computer. There are two ways on how to reset your Motorola Atrix 2. It can be done through the settings or through the hardware buttons.

Resetting Motorola Atrix 2 on Settings:


  • On your Home screen, press Menu.
  • Go to Settings, and select Privacy.
  • Tap on Factory data reset.
  • Then tap Reset phone.
  • And Erase everything to confirm the reset.

Resetting Motorola Atrix 2 on Hardware Buttons:

These steps is also helpful when your Motorola Atrix 2 is unresponsive or frozen and there's no way to access the settings. If it is frozen, remove the battery and reinsert it after a few minutes.
  • Turn off your phone.
  • Press and hold the Power button and the Volume Keys Up  & Down.
  • When your phone will show the boot mode menu, press the Volume Down to highlight Recovery.
  • Then press Volume Up to start Recovery.
  • Your phone will reboot, then shows the Android robot.
  • When the robot appears on your screen, press the Volume Up and Volume Down together.
  • The recovery menu should appear on the screen. 
  • Press the Volume keys to scroll to the factory reset option.
  • Press the Power button to activate.
  • Use the Volume keys to scroll to the Yes to confirmation, then press the Power button to confirm.
  • When the reset is complete, press the Power button to choose reboot from the recovery menu.

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