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How To Erase & Factory Data Reset your Galaxy Note 5

Whether you are selling your device or giving it to someone in family, there is one thing that you need to make sure before doing either of them. Resetting the device to its default state. Samsung has a one of the difficult erase and reset procedures, talking specifically about the Galaxy Note 5. And we are here to make it simpler for you. Just follow our instructions mentioned below.

  • Step 1: Launch the settings app.
  • Step 2: Head over to personal list and tap on Backup and reset
  • Step 3: In the new window, scroll down to reset section and tap on Factory data reset.

  • Step 4: In the new list, it will show you the set of accounts on your device, now tap on Reset Device.
  • Step 5: A warning message will appear on the screen. Make sure you have made the backup . Now click on Erase Everything.

  • Step 6: The device boot and enters the Android system recovery mode. Now in the recovery menu use the volume buttons to access the screen, head over to the wipe data/ Factory reset and press the power button to proceed.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Factory Reset 7

  • Step 7: A warning message appears on the screen stating ‘Confirm wipe of all user data? THIS CAN NOT BE UNDONE.’ Now, select ‘Yes– delete all user data’ and press the power button.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Factory Reset 6

    The device formats and all the data on the device is erased and it will be like as if you have just removed the device from the Box.

    Note: Before you factory reset, always remember to backup the data on your device. We have also covered a few other useful Tips & Tricks of Note 5 mentioned below.

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  • How To Enable One-Handed Operation on Galaxy Note 5
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  • How To Remove & Insert S Pen correctly in Galaxy Note 5
  • By Ganesh Mundhra on Wednesday 9th of Sep 2015


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