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

Without losing data I want to get in

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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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  2. 2
    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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Galaxy S4 stopped working completely, fear motherboard?

Tried all button combos for start up, it won't even acknowledge power cord plugged in, won't turn on, put in different charged battery doesn't work, took out SIM, no SD card. What I do know is the phone is charging hot right now with the new battery in it, and the old battery won't take a charge in the alternate S4

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After all the processing it was still asking for network lock control key?

I am using Samsung S3, need to unlock it, I am in Nigeria

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Galaxy Note3 frozen. Screen has all red background with white Verizon?

Word in middle. There is a check mark that is pulsing above the word. Screen appears dimmed. I tried top right button 20 sec, didn't work. I tried top right button 20 sec, then 5 sec, didn't work

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I want to get all our pictures and videos but I forgot the screen lock of our Note3?

My other half died recently, it was so unexpected, and that morning he took me out and we used his phone for picturing and videos, he always changes his phone screen locks from time to time and he always will let me write it down to a small notebook. His family throw me out at our house the night he died and I left without thinking that I was the one living there not them and haven't got any of my things since then because when I came back the next day, they had emptied our house. The only thing I have is his phone we were using...I want to get an important document saved in this Note3 and I want to get all our videos and pictures, I don't know what to do. because I don't know the lock screen and I don't want to reset it because I need those files that are saved in there...

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I have a Samsung GT-18730 and the memory has completely gone?

I have a Samsung GT-18730 and the memory has completely gone. Just came back from holidays and before we went I cleared a load of free space for pictures and videos, the last day of the holiday I got a message saying "Memory level Critical" considering I had 500mb the night before I decided to clear Cache from most of my apps and deleted a few apps I wasn't using, that freed up a few hundred MB but within 5 minutes the space had gone back to 0, I am home now and just connected my phone up to the laptop to transfer all my pics and videos over to free up space but my phone will not turn ON and the laptop is not recognizing the device anymore so I can't even transfer anything of it again. Other than Factory Reset where losing my pictures and videos, is there any other fix for this or has anyone had the same issue with the memory rapid loss? Thanks in advance

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Yes. My Samsung S4 went to 0% battery, died. I charged it and when I tried to unlock it, the device did not recognize my password?

The device did not recognize the correct password and has given me a message that I have one more attempt before it is wiped. I am trying to prevent that. I have not backed up the device and don't want to lose all the data, apps, and settings. I restarted the phone. Will that give me another several tries or am I stuck with attempting a back up as described and a total factory reset?

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Samsung S4 call trouble?I am having difficulty in listening to calls. I can't hear the tone when I call someone and can't listen to them incoming or outgoing calls. Others can't listen me either. WhatsApp, Viber and Skype have no issues. When I connect with Bluetooth in car, there is no problem.

I am having difficulty in listening to calls. I can't hear the tone when I call someone and can't listen to them incoming or outgoing calls. Others can't listen me either. WhatsApp, Viber and Skype have no issues. When I connect with Bluetooth in car, there is no problem.

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It won't recognize my S4 when I downloaded it the way you said?

Need to back up & reset Gal S4. Doesn't connect to device

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