Looking to reset or wipe all data in Huawei Watch GT 2? Then this is the perfect guide for you. Here we have a step by step guide to hard reset Huawei Watch GT 2 to factory settings.
Resetting Huawei Watch GT 2 to factory settings becomes mandatory when the wearable becomes unresponsive or if there any bugs/issues. The issue might be the device often disconnected or unable to pair automatically with the smartphone even though the Bluetooth is on. This process erases all the data and files which have been downloaded to Watch GT 2. It is a simple process and every user can perform it.
To remind you, Huawei Watch GT 2 comes in two dials – a 42mm and 46mm dials. The 42mm dial smartwatch features a 1.2-inch OLED display with 390 x 390 pixels resolutions while the 46mm variant has a 1.39-inch OLED display with 454 x 454 pixels resolutions. Both models are powered by Huawei’s own Kirin A1 SoC and come with 5ATM water resistance.
The Huawei Watch GT 2 42mm model comes with 215mAh battery and 7 days of battery life compared to a 455mAh battery and 14 days of battery life of the 46mm model. Both models support up to 15 workout models and can now track your heart rate underwater. The 42m model has 16MB RAM and 4GB storage compared to 32MB RAM and 4GB storage of 46mm model.
Related: Download & install the latest firmware on Huawei Watch GT 2
Disclaimer: Performing reset on the Huawei Watch GT 2 deletes all the data, please exercise caution before confirming.
How to Hard Reset Huawei Watch GT 2
There are two ways to reset Huawei Watch GT 2 to factory settings. The first method is directly from the watch while the other requires tweaks in the Huawei Health app.
Method 1: Reset via Huawei Watch GT 2 Settings
1. From the home screen, press the Up button and choose System Settings.
2. Select the System menu.
3. Tap Reset and then touch on ‘√’ to confirm.
4. The reset process starts and might take some time to finish.
5. Once done, the Huawei Watch GT 2 automatically reboots to factory default settings.
Method 2: Reset via Huawei Health app
As reset is performed from the Huawei Health app, make sure you have downloaded the latest version of the Huawei Health app and paired it with your watch. This method is much handy when Watch GT 2 is totally unresponsive.
1. Open the Huawei Health app on your smartphone.
2. Touch ‘Devices’ and select the device name.
3. Select Restore factory settings.
That’s it! I hope the above tutorial was helpful in restoring Huawei Watch GT 2 to factory settings. For any kind of difficulty, don’t hesitate to comment below.