Samsung Galaxy S5

If you’re the owner of a Samsung Galaxy S5 you want to reset Android on, this is the tutorial for you.

Samsung Galaxy S5We will show you a way to return your Samsung Galaxy S5 to it’s factory settings, which will come in very handy if, for example, you forget the lock pattern you set for it.

Before starting with any of the methods that we will explain to reset Android, pleas make sure the battery of your Samsung Galaxy S5 is charged to at least 80%, to avoid any complications.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 through the Applications Menu

To use this method to reset Android you will need to be able to access the Android OS  and the Applications menu of your Samsung Galaxy S5. Starting on the Main screen, follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & reset
  • Select the option Factory data reset
  • Confirm to start the process.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S5 using hardware buttons

If you got locked out of your Samsung Galaxy S5 by forgetting the lock pattern or for any other reason, this is the method you will use to reset Android

  • Make sure your device is completely turned off.  To be 100% sure, turn it off, remove the battery and wait 5 seconds before reinserting it.
  • Press the Volume Up, Home and Power buttons all at the same time
  • When you see the Android logo on the screen, let go of all the buttons and wait for a menu to show up.
  • Navigate through the options using the volume buttons until you reach the Wipe data/Factory reset option and press the Power button to confirm the selection.
  • Do the same process to select Yes – delete all user data and wait for the procedure to finish.
  • Once the main menu shows up again, press the power button to reset the Samsung Galaxy S5

You have now successfully reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy S5 returning it to it’s out of the box state.

Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

In this tutorial we will teach you how to reset Android on the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE.

Samsung Galaxy S3 LTEWe will show you two methods to accomplish this, even if you have forgotten your lock pattern and it’s active. If this is your case, you should use method number two, which involves using the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE hardware buttons.

If your Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE is giving you some bugs or it’s lagging, you can reset Android and delete these bugs and lagging problems, using the first method, if you have access to the Applications Menu and Settings.

Before starting with any of the two procedures to reset Android, make sure the battery of you Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE is charged to at least 80%.

First method to reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE

If you’re going to use this method to reset Android, it’s indispensable that you have access to the Applications Menu of your Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE. If that is the case, follow these very simple steps:

  • Go to Settings
  • Go to Backup & Reset in the Accounts tab
  • Select Factory data reset
  • Tap on Reset Device and then tap on Continue
  • Tap on Delete All to start the reset android process.

Second method to reset Android on Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE using hardware buttons

If you have lost the lock pattern of your Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, or for another reason you don’t have access to the Android OS of your device, this is the method you will use to reset Android:

  • Make sure the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE is completely turned off.
  • Press the Power button, the Volume Up button and the Home button, all at the same time. This will reboot your device into recovery mode.
  • When you see the Samsung logo on the screen, let go of the power button, but keep pressing the Volume up and Home buttons.
  • When you see a menu on the screen, let go of all buttons.
  • Using the volume buttons, go to the Wipe data / Factory reset option, and confirm the option using the Power button.
  • Select “Yes – Delete all user data” and confirm, and the reset Android will start.
  • Once it’s finished, it will return to the main menu. At this point restart your Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE and when it comes back it will be as good as out of the box, having returned to its factory settings.

And now you have successfully reset Android on a Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE device!

Samsung Galaxy Prevail

In this tutorial we are going to reset android on a Samsung Galaxy Prevail device, using two different methods.

Samsung Galaxy PrevailWe will bring your Samsung Galaxy Prevail to it’s out of the box state.

If you can access the applications menu on your device, you can use any of the two methods to reset android that we will explain.

If the Android OS is failing, or you forgot the lock pattern and can therefore not access the Samsung Galaxy Prevail you will use the second method described, which uses a combination of hardware buttons to reset android on the mobile phone.

Before you start with any of the two methods, please make sure your battery is fully charged, to avoid any inconvenience in the middle of the process.

Soft reset android on Samsung Galaxy Prevail from the Applications Menu

For this way of doing a reset android on Samsung Galaxy Prevail, we will do it from the applications menu. Follow these steps:

  • Go to Settings and then select Privacy
  • Select Factory data Reset 
  • Select Reset Phone
  • Select Erase everything, and this will restore the phone to factory settings.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Prevail using hardware buttons

  • Make sure your phone is turned off. One way of doing this is removing the battery for 5 seconds and then putting it back in place.
  • Press and hold at the same time the Volume Up Button and the Power button.
  • When you see the Samsung logo let go of the Power button while still pressing the Volume Up button.
  • Release the Volume Up button when you see the recovery menu on the screen.
  • Using the Volume up/down buttons and the camera button navigate to and select Factory Reset
  • Then select yes, and the reset of your Samsung Galaxy Prevail will begin.

At this point you should have succeeded to reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy Prevail, but if you had any issues please let us and others know through the comments, and maybe we can help.

Samsung Galaxy Fresh

In this tutorial we will show you how to reset Android on the Samsung Galaxy Fresh, a device that runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Samsung Galaxy FreshThere are two ways to hard reset Android on a Samsung Galaxy Fresh device. Which ever you decide to use will leave your mobile in the same state as it was out of the box, giving it a fresh start.

The method you will use to reset Android will depend on if you have access to the applications Menu of the Samsung Galaxy Fresh or not.  To use the first set of instructions we’ll provide the hard reset will be applied using options available in the Applications Menu, you will therefor need access to your mobile. If you don’t have access to your mobile, maybe because you forgot the lock pattern, you will need to use the second set of instructions.

Before starting with any of the two methods be sure that your battery is charged at least in 80%, to avoid any sudden powering off. It is also recommended that you do a backup of your data, if you have access to your Samsung Galaxy Fresh OS.

Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Fresh, using software

To reset Android using software is really simple. You just have to access the following menu optons on your Samsung Galaxy Fresh:

  • Menu -> Settings -> User and Backup -> Factory Data Reset
  • Click on Reset Phone and then Erase everything

 Reset Android on Samsung Galaxy Fresh, using hardware buttons

  • Turn off your device
  • With the Samsung Galaxy Fresh being turned off, press the Volume Up , Home and Power button at the same time.
  • When a menu appears on the screeen, choose the option Wipe data / factory reset by moving up and down with the Volume buttons, and selecting with the Power button.
  • Confirm the operation by pressing the Power button.
  • Select Reboot

You have now reset Android on your Samsung Galaxy Fresh, and will have a phone in the same state as if out of the box.

Samsung SCH- R910

This tutorial will explain how to reset Android on the Samsung SCH- R910 , also known as Samsung Indulge as vanity name.

Samsung SCH- R910

The Samsung SCH- R910 is suitable only for mobile users inside the United States, under the Nextel or MetroPCS network.

Before you start the reset Android process you must be sure about it, since the reset Android procedure on your Samsung SCH- R910 or any other Android device, will delete all your information, including messages, contacts and installed apps.

If you still have working access into the phone you can search over the Google Play Store for a backup app and create a copy of your data. We recommend you the Titanium Backup.

First method to reset Android ON THE Samsung SCH- R910

To reset Android through the menu you only need to go to Settings> Privacy> Factory data reset > Reset phone > Erase everything after a few minutes the process will restart the phone to factory settings activated .

ALTERNATIVE to RESET ANDROID on the SAMSUNG SCH- R910

If you do not have access to your Samsung SCH-R910 Android menues, luckily enough you still have an alternative method for you , you just need to follow these steps :

  1. Turn your phone off completely and wait 10 seconds to go to the next step
  2. Slide the keyboard, press the R key, and while holding down, press for 3 seconds the POWER key to turn the phone into the hidden recovery menu.
  3. Now just simply select the option ERASE DATA / FACTORY DEFAULT and confirm the option to restart your device first use mode after a few minutes you will have your phone as new.