By Ivy / Last Updated August 7, 2020

Sometimes, users want to do Lenovo Yoga 300/720 factory reset because of virus attack, driver failed to initialize, Lenovo OneKey Recovery cannot find the service partition, Lenovo service partition has been destroyed, etc. However, some of them are lack of experience and maybe this is the first time for them to do factory reset.

To help you correctly reset Lenovo Yoga 300 to factory settings, I’ll show you a step-by-step guide to factory reset your computer. Continue to see below.

Reset Lenovo Yoga 300 to factory settings with Lenovo OneKey Recovery

Go and look for the Novo Button on the Lenovo Yoga/Ideapad/ThinkPad laptop. Usually, it’s on the upper left corner of the Power button.

Step 1. Click the Novo button for a few seconds to enter the Novo Button Menu.

Novo Button

Step 2. When the Novo Button Menu pops up, use the arrow key to select System Recovery in the following picture.

System Recovery Novo

Step 3. Select Restore from initial backup and click Next.


Step 4. Click Start and wait until the restoration is finished. Then, follow the on-screen instructions to configure the Windows Settings.

Lenovo OneKey Recovery can help you factory set Lenovo Yoga 300/720 laptop as well as Ideapad 320 as long as you do not change the size of C drive or there is enough unallocated space on the disk. And Lenovo OneKey Recovery can only backup Lenovo computer. That’s to say, you cannot use Lenovo OneKey Recovery to backup Dell/Hp/Acer. It’s annoying.

Besides, you may receive the error message “current system can not support back up” when you try to create a recovery partition with Lenovo OneKey Recovery. That’s because your computer is not shipped with preinstalled OS or you make changes on the disk.

Factory reset Lenovo Yoga 300/720 with third-party tool

As mentioned above, Lenovo OneKey Recovery can only be used on Lenovo computer. If you have two or more computers with different brands, such as, Dell/HP/Acer you can try AOMEI Onekey Recovery Professional. Within this software, you can make Dell/HP/Lenovo recovery partition bootable. And you are not bothered with disk space issue. This software allows you to resize partition as you like and the recovery partition created by AOMEI will not be affected.

To factory reset Lenovo Yoga 300/720, the premise is that you have already created a system backup for your computer. If you still do not have a backup, you need to create a system image with AOMEI OneKey Recovery Professional.

Detailed steps:

Step 1. Download AOMEI OneKey Recovery Professional, install and open it.

Step 2. Click OneKey System Recovery.

OKR Recovery

Step 3. Tick the first option: Restore system by using the image file in AOMEI OneKey Recovery partition and click Next.

Restore from

Step 4. Confirm that you want to restore your computer to factory settings and click Start Restore.

Confirm Restore

Step 5. Wait until the process finishes and click OK and Finish to exit.


Wrapping things up

Reading here, you must follow the above guide to do Lenovo Yoga 300/720 factory reset. Both way can help you. However, Lenovo OneKey Recovery only allows you to restore system before you resize partition, change disk space, and reinstall system.

AOMEI OneKey Recovery Professional will be a better choice. It allows you restore your computer to factory settings at any time, regardless of disk space issue.

If you need the technical services to clients or UI customization, you can upgrade to AOMEI OneKey Recovery Technician or Customization.