How to hard reset on Huawei P30 | easy steps to factory or master reset

There can be many different reasons why factory reset, or some calls it, hard reset, is performed. If you’re wondering how to hard reset on Huawei P30, then this article got you covered. Learn about the two ways to perform hard reset or factory reset on your device below.

How to hard reset on Huawei P30 | easy steps to factory or master reset

Troubleshooting your Huawei P30 may sometimes require you to do drastic steps. Among the ones that you can do is factory reset. It is usually an effective way to get rid of software bugs or app problems. It’s also a recommended solution if you feel like your phone has become slugging lately. In most slow performance troubles, the cause of the problem lies way deep in the software that any superficial or shallow troubleshooting may not help at all. If you think that you’ve already performed everything but the issue has not yet gone away, doing a factory reset is not a bad idea at all.

Hard reset can be tough though if you don’t have the time or patience. Once the device has been reset, you will then need to reconfigure the phone the way that you like and reinstall apps. If you want to keep your photos and videos restored in your phone, you also need to redownload them afterwards. If you don’t want to go through the hassle of post-factory reset things to do, then reserve this solution as the absolute last step. We usually only recommend a factory reset as the final troubleshooting in most of our articles.

Two methods to hard reset on Huawei P30

There are two methods to perform a factory reset on your Huawei P30. You want to do the first one first if there’s no problem going under Settings menu.

Method 1: Hard reset on Huawei P30 via Settings

Wiping your phone with factory reset will automatically erase information from your device’s internal storage. The software environment on your device is basically returned to its original form, just like when it left the factory. This means that everything you added to the device like files, photos, videos, and apps will all be deleted. If you don’t want to lose irreplaceable data, make sure to create a backup ahead of time.

There can be many different reasons why a user may want to factory reset a device. If your situation calls for a Hard reset on Huawei P30  and you are able to access your device’s settings menu, then this first method is for you. It’s easier to do compared to the second one below so this is a go-to method for you.

To perform a Hard reset on Huawei P30 via Settings:

  1. Create a backup of your personal data.
  2. Turn on the device.
  3. Tap Settings.
  4. Tap System.
  5. Choose Reset.
  6. Tap Reset all settings.
  7. Tap Reset all settings.
  8. Confirm the action by tapping on Reset all settings.
  9. Wait for factory reset to finish.
Method 2: Hard reset on Huawei P30 via Recovery Mode

This method is useful in one particular situation: when Settings menu is not accessible. There may be a variety of reasons why Settings menu may become unreachable. In some cases, the device may have simply frozen or unresponsive. At other times, it can be due to a problem that you are currently trying to troubleshoot. In any case, you must do Hard reset on Huawei P30 via Recovery Mode when the situation forces you to. We still recommend that you use the first method as your primary option for convenience reasons. Effects-wise, the two methods don’t have any difference at all. The device will be completely sanitized and all user data deleted after doing any of them.

To perform a Hard reset on Huawei P30 via Recovery Mode:

  1. Create a backup of your personal data.
  2. Turn off the mobile by pressing the Power key for a few moments.
  3. Press and hold Volume Up and Power buttons for a couple of seconds.
  4. When Recovery Mode appears let go of all keys​​​​​​.
  5. Now choose “wipe data/factory reset”. Use Volume buttons to navigate and the Power key to accept it.
  6. Confirm the operation by typing in “yes” and select “wipe data/factory reset”.
  7. When you see the Google Verification info confirm the operation by selecting “wipe data/factory reset”.
  8. Finally choose “reboot system now” by using the Power key.


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