How do I factory reset my Xbox?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Xbox problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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Here is how you can factory reset your Xbox: Scroll left on the Home screen to open the guide.
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Click Settings.
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Click All Settings.
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Then click System.
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Choose Console info & updates.
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Click Restore factory defaults. You should make sure to read the warning carefully and then select Yes. I hope that helps!
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After thousands of Xbox customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: How do I factory reset my Xbox?; Have a brand new Xbox one won't let me sign into my account to register for the Warren and it won...; Cancelling auto renew gold live membership; My Xbox one won't connect to the internet even if the internet is fast and well connected to the console; I cant get internet connection when I have my Xbox *** plugged in to my router it say make sure...; Reset my game sharing , license transfers.... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 34 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Xbox. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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