How to factory reset Motorola FIRE XT for better performance

Important: Backup your phone before using this procedure, or you will lose your data.

If you’re reading this your smartphone is probably acting out, or your planning on giving/selling it to someone else. This procedure will restore your phone to its original factory state, removing all data and apps.

In order to reset your smartphone you first have to enter recovery mode.

How to factory reset Motorola FIRE XT:

  • With the phone powered off press and hold Volume Down and Power Buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds.
  • Using the volume down key navigate to Recovery and use Volume up to press it
  • The phone will display the Motorola logo and the recovery screen
  • Hold the Volume Up key for 15 seconds and right after that quickly tap the power key
  • Use the volume down key to highlight \”Wipe data/factory reset\”
  • Press the power key to select

How to enter the recovery mode on Motorola FIRE XT

  • With the phone powered off press and hold Volume Down and Power Buttons at the same time for 2-3 seconds.
  • Using the volume down key navigate to Recovery and use Volume up to press it
  • The phone will display the Motorola logo and the recovery screen