Hard reset is required if your Motorola Atrix HD have pattern lock problem or frozen, hang problem. Some time we can solve hang problem by soft reset method. With soft reset trick all data will be safe you can reboot mobile in normal condition. But using hard reset method all data stored on mobile memory like messages, contacts, call history, etc will be deleted. So baked up your Motorola Atrix HD smartphone before hard reset. Here two methods are mentioned to reset device to its factory default settings.
How TO Soft Reset Motorola Atrix HD Smartphone
Press and hold the (Power) and (Volume Down) buttons simultaneously for about 15 seconds until the device turns off. You should then be able to power it back on as normal.
How To Hard Reset Motorola Atrix HD
Power off the mobile.
Press and hold the “Volume Down” and “Power buttons” at the same time.
Press “Volume Down” to navigate to the “Android Recovery” selection.
Press “Volume Up“.
A yellow triangle and Android logo will appear. Push the “Volume Up” and Volume Down buttons simultaneously.
You may have to try this a few times until the recovery screen appears.
Tap “wipe data/factory reset” then tap “OK‘.
Tap “Yes–delete all user data” then “OK“.
This will take a moment to perform the factory reset.
When completed, select “reboot system now” then tap “OK“.