Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670

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If you forgot your phone's password and you are not able to access your Google account, the only way left for you is to Hard Reset your phone.

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Steps on how to Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670

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    Turn off your phone
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    Take your SIM card and your memory card out for the security of your files and contacts.
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    Put it in the CWM
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    You can do this by pressing or holding the power and home buttons simultaneously.
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    Release the buttons after seeing the "Samsung" logo
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    Use the volume up button to move up and volume down to move down
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    Use the power button to select.
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    Select "Wipe data/Factory Reset"
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    Select "Yes"
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    Select "Reboot system now"
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    Wait until it restarts
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Backup Galaxy Fit before Hard Reset

All installed applications, contacts, and other data on your phone will be erased once you perform a Hard Reset. Always see to it that you back your data up before they get deleted through the reset. There are many ways of backing up the important files on your Galaxy Fit and we will teach you on how to perform backup different procedures on your device.

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Backup by copying files to your computer

To some, this is an easy way to perform backup of data. You can easily transfer music, videos, photos and other files from your phone to your computer and transfer them back to your phone when there is a need to. To the uninitiated, take note that the procedure that will be discussed here will only back up files and data, not the applications nor the contacts. We have the next section for that though. To backup files through file transfer to computer, follow these:

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    First, make sure that you have the right drivers of your phone on your computer
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    If your computer does not recognize your Galaxy Fit, then you need to download and install Samsung Android USB Driver for Windows or allow download Samsung Kies.
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    Then, enable the USB debugging feature of your phone by going to Home > Apps > Setting > Applications > Development > Make sure that USB debugging is checked.
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    Once you have the drivers on your computer and USB debugging is enabled on your device, connect your phone to your PC using a USB cable.
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    Wait for your computer to recognize your device
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    It will install the drivers automatically for your phone.
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    When your computer recognizes your phone, go to My Computer and open the storage drive of your phone.
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    Locate the folder where the files that you want to backup are located
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    Usually, music files are stored on the Music Folder; video files are stores on the Video folder; other files from applications are stored on each application's data folder.
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    Once the files or folders are located, copy the files and paste them to a desired location on your computer.
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  • Note: When you want to copy the files back to your phone, simply do the same procedures; this time copying the files from your computer and pasting them into your phone.

Backup using Google's Backup Feature

You can backup and sync the data on your phone to a Google account by linking your device and the said account. To do that, follow these procedures:

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    Go to your Home screen by tapping on the Home button.
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    From your Home screen, tap on the Apps icon.
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    From the applications menu, tap on Settings.
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    From Settings, tap on Accounts and sync.
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    On the Accounts and Sync page, make sure that you put a check mark on "Background Data" and "Auto-Sync" then tap on "Add account" button to continue.
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    From the "Add account" page, tap on Google under More Accounts then tap on "Next" button on the resulting page.
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    Click on Sign in to sign in with your Google account
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    If you have no Google account yet, make one using your computer. You can also use your phone to create a Google account; it is faster and easier when done using your Android phone. Simple tap on "Create" button and follow the instructions to create your own Google account.
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    Enter your Google username and password on the appropriate tabs and tap on "Sign in" to proceed.
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    Your phone will communicate with the Google servers to identify it with the account
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    Once done, make sure that the option "Keep this device backed up with my Google account" is checked. Tap on Next to continue.
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    Your phone and Google account are now linked
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    Your phone will now start syncing data with Google. Tap on "Finish Setup" to proceed.
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    You will know that syncing is successful when your Google account is already in the Accounts and Sync Settings page
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    Wait for the syncing process to stop and your phone's data is backed up with your Google account.
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    When you perform a Hard Reset, your phone will delete all the data on it including the Google account
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    Simply follow the procedures on this section to add back that Google account and allow the device to sync with the Google servers to restore your data on it.
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  • Note: Syncing process may take longer depending on the amount of data being synced and the speed of your phone's internet connection. Also, as much as this method is reliable, it is always wise to do a manual backup using the preceding section above.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • All your phone's data and files will be deleted.
  • To avoid the loss of important files or data in your phone, you are advised to make a backup before resetting. You can copy the files or data to your computer to secure it.

Questions and Answers

Hard reset S5670 fit pattern lock?

I tried to do it with three buttons but its not working for me. It is not going into recovery mode.

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I have a trouble with my phone. I was exhausted but there is a password reset.

I have trouble with my phone. I was exhausted but there is a password reset.

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My Samsung S5670, is pressing icons on its own?

It opens and load Maps, Gallery automatically. I'm not able to call.

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Hi! I upgraded my Galaxy Fit to Android 4, and now I want to restore to older version. What do I do?

Hi! I upgraded my Galaxy Fit to Android 4, and now I want to restore to older version. What do I do?

Follow our tutorial on how to set up any available firmware to your phone. Download GT-S5670 or GT-S5670B 2.3, 2.3.5, or 2.3.6 firmware (please note that there are other firmware ROM files without a version with which you can experiment) and start the tutorial from step 2.

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By using this method, you will be able to downgrade your Galaxy Fit to Gingerbread.

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