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Clean Data from Samsung Galaxy S4 by Reset

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Factory reset Samsung Galaxy S4 using Kies?

Broken screen but need to factory reset as black screen. I have tried: Nothing as yet. I think it was caused by: Screen just went blank keypad, etc. still working as getting sounds

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    Launch Kies.
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    Connect your S4 with the computer by using the original USB cable
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    Wait until the drivers have been installed.
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    Once Kies sees your device, click the "Tools" menu.
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    Click "Firmware Upgrade and Initialization"
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    You may need to install additional drivers. If not, skip the next step.
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    Disconnect the phone from the computer and click "Install"
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    Confirm screen prompts and then, connect your phone again. Click "Tools" and "Firmware Upgrade and Initialization".
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    Click "OK" if a window pops up with a warning
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    This will download the proper firmware and reset your phone.
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As an alternative, you can also turn off your phone (you may want to remove the battery for 10 seconds for that if the phone is nonresponsive) and follow the instructions in the "Hard Resetting the Phone, Backup and Restore" section of this article.

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Serial number is not accepted in firmware upgrade and initialization. I use device Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. I did type the right number?

Serial number is not accepted in firmware upgrade and initialization. I use device Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. I did type the right number. I have tried: I have come when is needed to put serial number from battery. I think it was caused by: Don't know

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Just trying to do a factory reset on some donated to our school so they kids can use them to make apps?

We have a few that have pins locking them we would like to reset to be used. I'm not finding a successful way of doing it.

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I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 that only boots to the Samsung name with stars flashing in the background. Have tried to boot to safe mode with no luck?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 that only boots to the Samsung name with stars flashing in the background. Have tried to boot to safe mode with no luck. I charged the battery last night and it would not reboot this morning. Battery is 1 year old. Tested it and it tests 100%

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: How can I do a Factory Reset with a broken LCD screen

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Clean Data from Samsung Galaxy S4 by Reset

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