Motorola RAZR & RAZR MAXX – How to Safety Reset Factory Default?

Motorola RAZR (XT910) and RAZR MAXX have almost the same spesification, the main difference is in the battery capacity:

LCD 540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9
Memory Internal 16 GB storage with 1GB RAM
Camera 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Camera Resolution 3264×2448 pixels
Operating System Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0
Battery MOTORLOA RAZR Li-Ion 1780 mAh
Battery MOTORLOA RAZR MAXX Li-Ion 3300 mAh

How to Hard Reset to Factory Default Motorola RAZR and Motorola RAZR MAXX :

Hard Reset Motorola RAZRwith Software

This is the easy and safety way to reset factory default Motorola RAZR by using the main menu setting :

Menu > Setting > Privacy > Factory Data Reset > Reset Phone

When doing the factory reset all aplication, such as Google Account, Contact, SMS, application and its settings.

Hard ResetMotorola RAZRwith Hardware Button

If we can not access the menu for factory reset Morola RAZR with above, then we can try another alternative using the hardware button. Try to do this way:

  1. Turn off completely the Motorola RAZR / RAZR MAXX
  2. Press together : VOLUME DOWN + VOLUME UP, after that continue with pressingPOWER button until the option appear in the LCD.
  3. Choose to enter Recovery menu. To access Recovery menu press VOLUME UP + VOLUME DOWN together. ChooseFACTORY RESETusingVOLUME UPorVOLUME DOWNthan pressPOWER BUTTONtoENTER
  4. Wait several minute than The MOTOROLA RAZR / RAZR MAXX will restart by itself and ready to the first time start state.

When will We Need to Factory Reset Motorola RAZR and Motorola RAZR MAXX ?

Motorola RAZR need to be hard reset to factory default when we can not access anything at this phone, or the phone going so slow or some unusual problem happen at the Motorola RAZR. Please remember to always backup your data before doing Hard Reset.


First we have to confirm about the difference between Soft Reset and Hard Reset. If we need to Soft Reset than all data will not erase and the phone just restart as usual. If we doing the hard reset than all data will clean up and everything going to start as factory default.

2 thoughts on “Motorola RAZR & RAZR MAXX – How to Safety Reset Factory Default?”

    • Hi, sorry we never use that kind of software, but please be careful while using rooted smartphone, because if you do some wrong step, will make the MOTOROLA RAZR become problem or can not boot properly even you do the hard reset.


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