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How to erase all data on your cellphone - Android

For those who have a new cellphone and want to erase all content on their older Android.

If the older cellphone is a Clarkson issued phone being used for Duo two-factor authentication DO NOT erase phone until you have set up Duo on the new device.

Information you will likely need to complete these steps :

  • Cell Passcode

Step-by-step guide

Before you start these steps, if there is any data on the device you want it must be transferred or backed up. 

  1. Tap on Settings > Backup & reset > Factory data reset 

You may be required to put in your cells passcode

2. Check Erase stored content

3. Tap on Reset Phone