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

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I want to remove all of the personal data from my Samsung Galaxy S3 but I want to make sure the phone number is still intact after the reset. How can I do this?

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  • Go into your Settings application.
  • Tap the General tab.
  • Tap the Backup and reset panel.
  • Tap Factory data reset.

This will not remove your number, since your number is associated with your SIM card and phone provider account.

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Can I reset my phone without losing certain application?

Can I format my phone without losing my game ? because if I uninstall it I might get back the card -_- Help me please.. there are not many application installed in my phone but I don't know why the storage is full

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If you format your phone, you will lose your game, unless it is an online game. However, you should not need to restore your phone. The problem you are experiencing is because your game and other data are being set to save directly to the phone, instead of being saved to the external memory card (your SD card). Below are two articles that will help you with this problem.

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I need to reset so I can unlock my phone without losing data, texts, etc?

Hi, My friend has a Samsung Note3 - her son was playing with the phone and somehow managed to change the password. The phone is now locked and she cannot get it open. She does not want to loose her data, pictures, texts, etc that are on the phone - will the soft reset work for this? Thanks!

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Unfortunately, the soft reset will not work for this. However, if you are connected to the internet, you can use the Google Account Recovery Tool, which will let you provide some details on your account, and then reset your phone password. This is the easiest way to reset your password and regain access to your locked Samsung Note3.

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Forgot my S3 mobile password I want to get in without losing data?

Without losing data I want to get in

Forgetting a password can be very stressful, but there are number of ways to reset your password without loosing your data. The easiest and fastest way is by using your Google account to reset your Samsung GS3 password. But using this method requires that you have access to your Google account. If you don't have access to your Google account, read the main article by clicking on the title of this Q&A page. If you do have access, follow the steps below:

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    On your phone lock screen, tap on the 'Forgot password?' option.
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    On the Account unlock page, enter your email address and the password which you used to register your phone.
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    Tap on Sign in.
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    Follow the steps to unlock your phone.
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Reset Samsung Galaxy S2, S3, S4, Note2, Note3 Without Losing Data

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Without entering your password, you will be unable to back up your data with Kies. Have you tried to use the Google Account Recovery tool? It was discussed earlier in this Q&A, and provides a method for you to reset your phone password once you answer a series of questions that establishes you as the phone owner. Once you do that, Google will remotely reset your phone password, and you can once more access it. Keep in mind that you will also need to enter in a new password when you first log back in.

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Sometimes I can't text on my Galaxy S2?

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