How to Set up a Factory-Reset Phone with No Third-Party Apps

Objective

  • Set up a factory-reset phone with no third-party apps for troubleshooting purposes

Environment

Procedure

  1. After the phone restarts following a Factory Reset, follow the prompts to begin the setup process and sign into your Google account.
  2. Do not restore from a backup, instead select set up as new or don't restore
    • On phones on Android 4.4.4 uncheck the Backup & Restore box

 

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