performing a factory data reset on new Samsung Galaxy S3 is so easy, it can be done in three simple steps:-
Go to settings > back up and reset > factory data reset
Other methods of doing hard reset on Samsung Galaxy S3 are:-
1. Via phone settings
2. By using phone buttons
3. By using dial pad
Note:- make sure you have backed up all your applications and data before hard reset your Galaxy S3.
1. Via phone settings:-
Go to settings > select privacy > click on factory data reset > check format USB storage if needed
only > select “reset phone” > at last select “erase everything”
2. By using phone buttons:-
. First of all turn off your Galaxy S3, and at the same time press and hold down the sequence of three keys—Volume Up + Home and Power key
. Release all the keys when the Galaxy S3 logo appears. This will load the Android system recovery
. Then select Wipe data/factory reset
Note:- use Home button to select, while volume buttons can be used to go up and down.
. Select YES for “delete all user data”. And in last step you have to select “reboot system now”.
3. By using dial pad:-
Bring up the dial pad of your phone > enter *2767*3855#
That’s it, you are done with the hard reset process. Enjoy
Important Note:- All these methods (1,2 and 3) are applicable on Galaxy S2 as well