How to Factory Reset Xbox Series S: Two Easy Ways

How to reset your console Press the Xbox button ÓŹ£ to open the guide. Select Profile &, system >, Settings >, System >, Console info. Select Reset console. On the Reset your console? screen, you'll see three options: Reset and remove everything. This option resets the console to factory settings.

If you’re having issues with your Xbox Series S or just want to start fresh, a factory reset is a great option. In this article, we’ll show you two easy ways to factory reset your Xbox Series S.

Method 1: Through the Settings

The first way to factory reset your Xbox Series S is through the settings. Here’s how to do it:

1. Grab your controller and press the Xbox button.

2. Navigate to the “Settings” tab and select it.

3. Select “System” and then “Console Info.”

4. Choose “Reset Console.”

5. You’ll have two options: a full factory reset (removes everything) or a reset while keeping your games and apps.

6. Choose the option you want and confirm.

Method 2: Using the Console

The second way to factory reset your Xbox Series S is by using the console. Here’s how to do it:

1. Turn off your Xbox Series S.

2. Press and hold the “Pair Sync” button.

3. While still holding the “Pair Sync” button, tap the power button.

4. Continue to hold the “Pair Sync” button until you hear a beep or see the troubleshooting menu.

5. Turn on your controller and navigate to “Reset this Xbox.”

6. Choose the option you want and confirm.

That’s it! These two methods should help you factory reset your Xbox Series S easily. If you have any questions or issues, feel free to comment below. Good luck!


How do I factory reset my Xbox One S without turning it on?
Press and hold the Pair button on the left side of your Xbox One while simultaneously holding the Eject button on the front of the console. While still holding onto both of those, you'll have to press, not hold, the Xbox button on the console. 6. Keep the Pair and Eject buttons held for about 10-15 seconds.
Does a Xbox factory reset delete everything?
Xbox provides an easy way to perform both actions. Warning Resetting your console to its factory defaults erases all accounts, saved games, settings, and home Xbox associations. Anything not synchronised with the Xbox network will be lost.