Ho to do a Factory / Hard reset.

If your device keeps freezing,

If you've forgotten the Password, security PIN, pattern drill,

or it just doesn't work, take it back to factory settings.

!!! This procedure will erase all your personal data !!!

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Video Overview

  1. Turn off the device completely
    • Turn off the device completely

    • Press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power keys at the same time.

    • When the logo "GALAXY Note 3" appears on the screen, release the Power key but continue to press and hold the Volume Up key and the Home key.

    • When the Android System Recovery menu appears, release the Volume Up and Home keys.

    • Use the Volume Up/Down keys for navigation in the menu and the Power key to select "'wipe data / factory reset".

    • In the next menu select "Yes -- erase all user data" and "reboot system now".

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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My samsung galaxy note 3 phone. cant opend how can i find this.?

Sam Siriwardena - Reply

but os is crashed

Levin Palermo - Reply

How can I get in ? After factory reset my galaxy note 3 demands email and password set at first, meanwhile I have forgotten the password

Michael Ayeh Lartey - Reply

Thank youuuuuu

Alberto Soliman - Reply

Will this hard factory reset make my phone fadter and smoother

Gurinder Singh Singh - Reply

Will my phone get faster with factory reset

Gurinder Singh Singh - Reply

I factory reset my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 T-Mobile I put in my Metro PCS SIMs card it picked it up it worked for two days then it stopped working it reads the SIMS card but it won't let me go any further what could be wrong

Nellnell Skinner - Reply

I have a MetroPCS SIM card factory reset a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 put in my sims card and it worked work for 2 days then it stopped working what can be wrong won't pick up the internet it reads the card

Nellnell Skinner - Reply

My galaxy note 3 keeps saying “KEANEL IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING" Set warranty Bit: Kernel. Wtf does that mean?

Mani - Reply

My Samsung galaxy note 3 keeps saying “KERNEL IS NOT SEANDROID ENFORCING" Set warranty Bit: Kernel. What does that mean?

Mani - Reply

How do I unlock my galaxy note 3 without factory reseting it? My kid was playing with my phone And put a back up pin on it and don't remember it…

Judith A ellison - Reply

Works. Thank you

Allison - Reply

My galaxy note 3 starts up gets as far as the Samsung screen then makes a noise then restarts again - Reply

i have samsung galaxy note 3

I am continuosly getting the messege as “ Unfortunately , the process has stopped “

how to resolve the problem

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