The South Korean firm ‘Samsung’ was not so successful before its Galaxy line-up. The real success story started from Samsung Galaxy S2 and then was continued by Galaxy S3. Now the Samsung Galaxy S4 has also been unveiled which is expected to take the success curve to a new height. Anyways, for those out of you who own Samsung Galaxy S3, and are looking for the procedure to factory reset it, this article is going to be very useful. The factory reset is also known as hard reset, and is done to clean up all the files, data from the device, and thus to take it to the state in which it was shipped by manufacturer.
The major reason why people perform factory reset on their device is the slow performance and other issues. Anyway, we are not here to discuss the reasons but to talk about the best ways to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S3. We are here with three methods to factory reset Samsung Galaxy S3. Do check them out.
Note: Since Factory Reset will delete all of your files, contacts, settings and other content, so it’s good to take the backup of important files before performing it.
The method to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S3 is by using dial pad. This method is recommended for the normal users, who don’t have much knowledge about the Android. Here is what you need to do.
- Open the dial pad on your Samsung Galaxy S3, and enter *2767*3855#
This is all you need to do. The factory reset of your Galaxy S3 will follow its reboot. This method is the simplest method to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy S3.
This method is also very simple. Just follow the steps:
- First of all, go to the ‘Settings’ section of your Galaxy S3.
- In the settings section, look for the option that reads “Backup and reset”, and then select it.
- After then, select the “Factory Data Reset”.
- At the bottom of screen, look for the option “Reset Device”. Select it!
That’s it. Your Samsung Galaxy S3 will get factory reset.
- Turn off your Samsung Galaxy S3. Now press and hold Volume Up+ Home + Power buttons simultaneously while turning the device On.
- Just select the option that reads wipe data/ factory reset.
- Now all the data and settings of your Galaxy S3 will be wiped out, and it will be taken to its original state. At the end of process, you will be asked to reboot your device.
That’s it. You have successfully factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S3 using the third method.
So this was the list of three methods to factory reset Samsung Galaxy S3. Of course, the choice is all yours. Use any of three mentioned methods to factory reset your Galaxy S3 and to take it to its original state.
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