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Reset Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4, Note2, Note3 Without Losing Data

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Factory Reset S4 with blank screen?

I dropped my S4 and the screen went blank. Some pixels at the top of the screen at first then gone. I need to Factory Reset without the screen.. Kies will not work..

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Find a monitor or a television set with an HDMI input, buy an MHL cable for your Samsung S4. Insert the cable into your smartphone and run an HDMI cable between the displaying device and your smartphone. The screen should be mirrored on the monitor or the television set. You can use the procedures for hard-resetting the smartphone afterwards with the help of our tutorial on how to reset Samsung Galaxy devices.

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How to get my SGH-T989D back to factory default?

I did a factory reset on my Samsung SGH-T989D and now all I have is a Samsung logo in the top left corner when it restarts. No apps or anything

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Why is my Note3 not switching on after factory reset?

Current binary: custom

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system status: custom Note3 - SM-N900

Ensure that it is not the battery first. If the battery is intact, the contacts are touching each other, and it is not bulging, then you will need to flash your phone.

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    Turn the phone off.
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    Remove the battery for 5 minutes.
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    Follow our tutorial on how to unroot Samsung by flashing official firmware
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    In step 1, download a ROM file for your country and carrier off this web page.
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    Enter the recovery menu
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    To do that, press and hold volume-up and home buttons. Hold them and then press and hold the power button until the recovery menu appears.
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    Select "wipe cache partition".
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    Select "reboot system now".
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My S4 froze on the factory reset from holding the both buttons?

It just froze on downloading, 'Do Not Turn off target!!' Any ideas?

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Dropped Samsung Galaxy S2, the screen is black and does not display any commands that can be seen. However I know the power is on, because this morning the alarm went off on the phone and I used the USB cord and seen the battery has 87% life. Please help

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Reset Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4, Note2, Note3 Without Losing Data
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I did a factory reset, and my contacts came back but not my notes and pictures?

This is Samsung S5. Do you have any ideas? Thanks!

Contacts are backed up automatically. If you have not backed up your notes and pictures with Samsung Kies 3 or Smart Switch on your computer, then your only option is to check the microSD card for the pictures. The notes are usually stored in the internal memory and are erased once you factory-reset the smartphone unless you back them up with Kies 3 or Smart Switch. If you backed up your data with Samsung Kies 3 or Smart Switch, then you can restore those files by launching the respective application and selecting the "Back up/Restore" or "Restore" function. Otherwise, the data might be gone; and your only possible solution will be shipping your smartphone to a company like SalvageData to restore the internal memory of the Android device.

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