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How do I reset my S4 without losing my contacts?

My phone has being hanging a lot that's why I want to reset it.

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It is easy to save your contacts on the Samsung Galaxy S4, You can even save your contacts if you are using another Android device, such as the Sony Xperia, as the steps are the same.

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    Open your 'Contacts'.
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    Copy them to your Google Account.
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    Log into Google from a computer to confirm that your contacts have all been saved.
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    Perform a factory reset.
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    Import your contacts to the newly wiped device.
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I want to reset my Galaxy Note3, without losing any data?

I lost that menu bar which always appear in side of the display. I want to get it back

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It is not possible to perform a Factory Reset without erasing the data stored on your phone, as the Factory Reset will erase your phone. You can back up your contacts and other information to your PC or SD card, and then perform a Factory Reset.

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I want to reboot my S4 because I am attempting to get my Bluetooth function to work. How do I do this?

I used airplane mode last night and I understand that this may be the cause of my Bluetooth now failing to work. (The airplane mode is off.) I am attempting to reboot as I understand that is may solve the problem.

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My camera on my Galaxy S3 does not take clear pictures any longer. What happened?

I don't know if I have to do a factory reset. I don't want to lose my contacts. I know how to remove my pictures

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More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: I accidently deleted my application icon on my Galaxy S2

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I want to lose everything I only regret losing my passwords or is there a way to save them?

My first smart phone and I went crazy downloading what I want is to get rid of everything and start over. I have a SD card will I lose data on it too if I reset

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My phone shut down and when it came on again it was totally different?

My code to unlock was gone, my contacts, my pictures, all my old emails. It was like I got a new phone.

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Forgot my password but I don't want to reset, because it will delete all my WhatsApp conversations and photos and emails?

I want to save my WhatsApp conversations and photos and emails before resetting.

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Texting to some numbers shows as hieroglyphics?

The phone sends correct texts to most numbers but to some it appears as hieroglyphics!!!! Tried to soft reset but no joy

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I have sentimental photos stored on phone memory, how can I save them?

Mobile frozen only allows emergency calls will not perform anything.

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Can I wipe the OS off my phone with the computer?

I got spammed and now every time I turn my phone on it powers all the way up and I get to my lock screen unlock it and I have like maybe 5-10 secs and then this FBI warning pops up and I can't do anything about It.. I hold my power button and it doesn't even turn my phone off. I tap the home button, and nothing, I tap the back key and nothing. and I tried a Hard Reset from the start up.. and I can't do anything because my up volume button does not work.

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My phone has storage problems even though I have uninstalled most apps and games. I moved everything I could to a SD card and still there is hardly any room on the device even with removing the apps and games they still seem to take up space on the phone?

Even though I have uninstalled almost everything, storage is still being used I have put everything I could on a SD card

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Will resetting my Galaxy S4 mini improve performance?

I also don't want to lose contacts

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I am trying to decide if I should reset my phone because of a syncing problem?

I have a Fitbit device that up until recently would sync to my Samsung Note4. Suddenly, after not wearing my Fitbit for a couple weeks it isn't syncing to my phone. I tried to trouble shoot by uninstalling and reinstalling the app and turning the Bluetooth off and on. I eventually attempted to unpair the device and pair it again. First the Fitbit was no longer seen when scanning for available devices. Then after messing with Fitbit troubleshooting the device was seen but will not pair with my phone. The Fitbit was purchased in January and I either need to fix the pairing issue that my phone is causing or attempt an exchange from Fitbit. Any suggestions? I feel that a system upgrade may have caused the problem and a reset may fix the problem. But I do not want to go through the work of finding a way to store my photos and contacts and losing vital information if I am wrong about that. Also if my Fitbit Charge 2 is replaced and the problem is with the phone then I have wasted my time

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