What happens when you purchase a brand new recently launched device running on top of the line specifications And it suddenly stops responding or apps start crashing. Believe it or not this affects every device at some point in its life time no matter how high-end it might be.

The OnePlus 2 runs on a 1.8GHz octa-core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and 4GB of RAM, which you would think will make the device blazing fast. The device does runs almost every app very efficiently and with almost  zero lag. But as I mentioned above even the OnePlus 2 might start to act a little funny with some apps force closing or not responding. This could be because you have maybe installed a tad too many applications and haven’t many of them. Nevertheless after you have tried everything in your power it be only solved by a good old fashioned Factory Reset.

How to Perform Factory Reset

  • Make sure you have sufficient charge in your OnePlus 2. It’s recommend to keep at least 80-85%.
  • Reboot your OnePlus 2 into Recovery Mode using one of the two methods mentioned
  • Scroll up and down using the Volume keys and Select using the Power Key.
  • Once you have entered Recovery Mode, scroll down and Select ‘Advanced’.
  • In the ‘Advanced’ options, scroll and select ‘Format Data’ .

Confirm your selection and this will format all the data on your OnePlus 2. Once done simply Reboot your device from the Recovery Menu.

How to Wipe Data and Cache

If you only need to wipe all installed applications and the device cache but you want to keep you internal storage data, then you should follow these steps.

  • Make sure you have sufficient charge in your OnePlus 2. It’s recommend to keep at least 80-85%.
  • Reboot your OnePlus 2 into Recovery Mode using one of the two methods mentioned
  • Scroll up and down using the Volume keys and Select using the Power Key.
  • Once you have entered Recovery Mode, scroll down and Select ‘Wipe Data and Cache’

Confirm you selection and the device will wipe all installed apps and cache. Once done simply select ‘Reboot’ from the Recovery Mode and Reboot your device.

And that’s how to Format/Wipe Data from your OnePlus2 using the stock Recovery Mode. If you had any issues during any of the processes then do let us know in the comments sections below.

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