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Delete Data on Samsung Galaxy S3

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I'm getting a Galaxy S5 and want to give my wife my Galaxy S3 so I need to delete everything on the S3 so she can have a clean phone. I also need to back the S3 up to transfer to the S5?

S3 reset and transfer. I need to reset and transfer old files.

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To transfer your Galaxy S3's data to your new Galaxy S5, follow this guide:

  • Download Samsung Smart Switch on both your Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S5.
  • Place both devices near each other and tap Android to Galaxy on both.
  • Tap Transfer on the old device.

Depending on how much data you have to transfer from your old phone to your new phone, this process may take a number of hours. It's recommended that you do this at night so you don't miss any important calls, emails, or text messages.

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Once the data has transferred, you can begin to perform a Factory Reset on your Galaxy S3 so that your wife will have a clean phone to use. To perform a Factory Reset on your Samsung Galaxy S3, follow the instructions below:

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  • Open the Settings application.
  • Tap the Personal tab.
  • Tap Backup and Reset.
  • Tap Factory Reset Data.
  • Tap Reset Device.
  • Tap Delete All.

This process will delete all of your data and restore the phone to its original settings.

I'm planning on giving my Galaxy S3 to a family member and I now understand on how to completely wipe the phone, but is there a particular way to wipe the accompanied SD as well?

How to wipe the included SD card properly in the Galaxy S3?

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I want to clean unnecessary files in the phone storage and SD card?

But I don't know what to delete. Explain in full details

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I am selling my Samsung S3. I have done the Factory Reset but when I turned it on to check it still had my phone number on it. what should I do?

Selling my S3. Done Factory Reset which seems to have worked except it is keeping my old phone number, I need to erase that

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My Samsung Galaxy S3 has water damage and the screen is black?

I would like to know how to erase all the data so I can sell on for spares and repair, but I can't see anything on the screen with it being black

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Can I change the settings on a Samsung Galaxy S3 from Verizon software to T-Mobile software and not have any more Verizon issues?

Can I change the settings on a Samsung Galaxy S3 from Verizon software to T-Mobile software and not have any more Verizon issues? I have an "unlocked" phone but want to possibly rewrite the software from Verizon to T-Mobile. I have tried: Factory Reboot. I think it was caused by: N/A

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