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How to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is definitely one of the best devices that Samsung created. It is such an amazing phablet that is able to meet everyone’s expectations. It reached an incredible success and taught its competitors a good lesson. But technology changes and lots of new devices are being produced every year. This means that you won’t be able to keep your Galaxy Note 4 forever. If you buy another device for you, it may be time to give it to someone else.

There is a good option to delete everything you had on it and hand it over to its new owner. It is called a Factory Reset option. This option must be performed if you want to wipe the device completely. The factory reset allows you to take the Galaxy Note 4 back to the way it was when you first bought it. But you should know that it will remove all your files completely. So make sure you save them first. And the best thing to do it is by backing up all the files and information you have in it. Also, if you have some files that are important to you, save them because they will be lost permanently. Once you choose the factory reset option know that your saved files will be gone forever. To make sure you won’t get disrupted during the process, fully charge your Galaxy Note 4.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Factory Reset
Factory resetting your Galaxy Note 4 is easy!

There are a few simple steps to follow if you want to perform this process and there are two ways to do it: a soft factory reset and a hard factory reset.

How to soft factory reset your Galaxy Note 4:

  • Unlock the screen of your Galaxy Note 4
  • Go to Settings
  • Choose User and Backup
  • Choose Backup and Reset
  • You will see a Factory Data Reset option – tap on it
  • Select Reset Device
  • And the last step – Delete All

Wait for a few minutes and you will get the final result. Your Galaxy Note 4 will receive its resetting.

How to hard factory reset your Galaxy Note 4:

  • Your Galaxy Note 4 must be turned off
  • Press the Volume Up button, Home and Power button and hold them for a few seconds
  • The device should vibrate and when that happens you need to release the Home and Power buttons, but still press the Volume Up button.
  • This should launch the Android Recovery System. Once this system is launched, you can release all the buttons you’ve been holding up.
  • To navigate and select, use the Volume and Power buttons.
  • Choose Wipe Data Factory Reset
  • Choose Yes Delete All User Data
  • It will take a few minutes to finish the process completely.
  • When you are done choose Reboot System Now and your device will be restarted.

This is everything you need to know to become a pro in factory resetting your Galaxy Note 4. Just follow these simple steps one by one and make sure your files and information are saved in some other device.

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