How To Reset Xbox One X To Factory Settings

Why Xbox One X needs to be Reset to Factory Setting? Two main reasons that I can figure out are: the first one is that you are stuck on a nasty issue and you want to fix or troubleshoot it. Secondly, you are selling your Xbox One X to your friend or someone else and before handling the console to them you have to erase all you settings and data from the console. In these two scenario going for a Restoring Xbox One X to Factory Setting is the best option. In this guide, we have metioned all steps you need to follow to Restory Xbox One X To Factory Settings.

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PLEASE NOTE: Factory Reset is going to ERASE/DELETE all you save games, accounts, settings. I would advice you to Sync your account with Xbox Live so that most of the things are back-up. The best part of Xbox One console (Xbox One X also) is that they Sync automatically with Xbox Live if cnnected to the service, so you don't have worry if you Sync with Xbox Live time to time. However, If you are among one of those players who have not connected to Xbox Live for a while, I would recommend you to connect to Xbox Live before starting the Factory Restore Process.

How To Restore Xbox One X To Factory Settings

  • Step 1: Press Xbox Button – this will open the Guide for you.
  • Step 2: From the options available – Select Settings
  • Step 3: Then Select All Settings
  • Step 4: Then Select System
  • Step 5: Select Console Info & Updates option
  • Step 6: Here you will find the desire "RESET CONSOLE" option. Select it.

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The moment you will select RESET CONSOLE option you will be greeted with THREE Options:

1: Reset and remove everything: As the name suggest, this option will remove everything – your data, games, setting and restore the console to the Factory Settings. It is best to use this Reset Option when you want to Gift the console to someone or Sell it.

2: Reset and keep my games & apps: This option just reset the OS and delete all potentially corrupted data. It won’t delete your games or apps. For troubleshooting, this the best option to go for. If you don't get successful in fixing the issue you are facing on your Xbox One X then only go for the "Reset And Remove Everything".

3: Cancel: Do I really need to tell you what this third option will do.

This is how you Restore or Reset your Xbox One X to Factory Setting. If you are having any doubt regarding the guide then do let us know about it in the comment section below.