How to factory data Reset Itel1516 plus

Do you have an itel1516 plus smartphone that is not responsive, freezing, responding incorrectly, works very slow, or you can’t remember the pattern/pin/password lock? Or is the memory full, and you want to clear the data? or you want to place it on sell, and you do not want anyone to access your files, and you want to do a factory data reset, but you don’t know how to?

Android phone factory settings Itel 1516

If you are in any of these categories mentioned above, then you're at the right page. Here you get a simplified way to do a factory data reset so that it returns to be like the first day you bought it. and i believe that is why you have landed on this page.

But, bear in mind that a factory data reset stage in a mobile device deletes all its content, so you must do a backup of your files before performing a data reset if you do not want them completely lost.


Model: it1516 Plus

Operating System: Android 5.1

CPU: Quad-core 1.2GHz

Dimension: 145.5*72.8*9.95mm

Display: 5'' IPS screen

Resolution: 480*854

Camera: Back 5.0MP AF/Front 2.0MP

Memory space: 8GB ROM + 1GB RAM. Up to 32GB

Color: Silver/Champagne/Grey

Battery Capacity: 5000mmAh

Having seeing the specification of your Smartphone Itel 1516 let's go into the business of today. In the following tutorial, we guide you step by step process on how to do a soft and hard reset on smartphone itel 1516 plus. But, please be aware of the consequences and risks that may result from this process.


  • Formatting Itel 1516 plus by Soft reset 
  • Formatting Itel 1516 plus by Hard reset 


Formatting Itel 1516 plus by Soft reset 

A Soft Reset Format is only possible if your Itel smartphone is running slow, responds incorrectly, having full memory.

Related: How To Recover Deleted Sms From Any Android Smartphone

So, If you want to make a Soft Factory Reset on Itel 1516, you have to follow these simple guide:


1- Goto the settings of your smartphone itel it1516 Plus.

2- Scroll down the itel it1516 Plus settings almost at the bottom before Language and Input you will see the section called "Factory data reset", click to continue.

3- If you see a section called "Backup my data", "Backup Account", "Automatic Restore" and "Factory data reset" click the Factory data reset option to continue.

4- Click on "Reset phone" ( If necessary, draw the screen unlock pattern or enter the screen unlock password or PIN to continue.) from this section, it will allow you restore network options, apps, or reset the Itel android entirely.

5- You will see a display reminding you that all your data will be deleted from this Itel 1516 device. But the data you backed in the cloud, such as Google Drive, Dropbox or One Drive, will not be deleted. Click "Reset phone".

6- When click Reset Phone It will display section called "Erase all data" Click it to continue.

7- Your smartphone Itel 1516 Plus will automatically restart and it takes some minutes to start while restoring the device to be like the first day you bought it.


Formatting Itel 1516 plus by Hard reset 

A Hard Data Factory Reset fixes any possible software issue you might be experiencing on your Itel 1516 PLUS. 


Step #1

Power button

Turn off your Itel 1516 plus by pressing the Power button for a couple of seconds.

Step #2

Volume up and power key

Press and hold the Volume Up key and Power key simultaneously for like 5 seconds an Android system recover screen will appear.

Step #3

Wipe data/factory reset

Highlight Using the Volume Down key to scroll to the option “wipe data/ factory reset ”.

Step #4

Yes - delete all user data

It will get to a screen as the one shown below. Highlight using the volume down key to scroll to the option (yes delete all user data) and use the power button to make the selection, then wait for some seconds for your device to initiate the security wipe process.

Step #5

Reboot system now

Then, Select reboot system now using the power button and wait for the device to reboot .

This normally takes upto 10 -15 minutes. Well done! you have successfully done a hard reset smartphone Itel 1516 plus.


Performing a Soft Factory Data Reset can only can be possible only if you smartphone Itel 1516 works very slow, responds incorrectly, or when the memory is full and you want to clear data. But, A hard reset with the guide provided above fixes any possible software issue you might be experiencing on your Smartphone Itel 1516 PLUS. 

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