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How to Soft/Factory Reset Your Samsung Galaxy S4

April 16, 2018 03:41 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to Android Problems and Fixes
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"My Samsung Galaxy S4 keeps shutting down and restarting, I think it is gone corrupt, I want to hard reset, How to do it?"

Factory reset of your phone becomes necessary when it has errors that are not fixable by other means. It is also useful when you want to erase all the data on your phone to pass it on to others. Whatever may be your intention, below are different methods that explain how to reset Galaxy S4, S4 Mini, S4 Active or S4 Zoom.

Part 1: How to Soft Reset A Hung/Frozen Samsung Galaxy S4

If your Galaxy S4 apps crashing or freezing, keypad/touchscreen problems, can't hear, device making noises, can't make or receive calls, you can soft reset your Samsung Galaxy S4 without losing data.

1. Soft reset of Galaxy S4

If your phone has hung, then performing soft reset is an easy way to fix it without losing data.

Here are steps that give you information about how to soft reset samsung galaxy s4.

remove battery reset

2. Turn phone on and off

Another way to soft reset Galaxy S4, S4 mini or S4 Zoom is by switching the phone on and off.

turn on off the phone

Part 2: How to Hard/Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S4

To fix slow app launch issue, remove forgotten password/ lock screen code, delete all the cluttered apps at once or completely wipe your S4 to restore to its factory state for selling, or giving it to your family member/friend you can hard reset your Galaxy phone.

1. Reset Samsung Galaxy S4 to Factory Settings without Password

This method will hard erase samsung galaxy s4 and it is useful when your phone is not booting or you have forgotten the password.

reset recovery mode

2. Resetting Galaxy S4 from Settings Menu

If your phone is working all right or at least, you can navigate through the home screen and settings menu then this reset samsung galaxy s4 method works.

samsung galaxy s4 reset

3.Factory Resetting Samsung Galaxy S4 using Factory Format Code

On the dial pad, type *2767*3855# and dial to erase everything and reset.

master code reset

Resetting Samsung Galaxy S4, S4 Mini, S4 Zoom or S4 Active is very easy. Any of the methods we have shared here should help you to reset your device. If you accidentally deleted files on your phone or because of factory reset you performed, with Samsung Data Recovery you can have them restored.

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