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How To Factory Reset / Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ - All Methods

Wednesday, 06 June 2018 17:09 TSAR3000

Hard Reset Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ

Good To Know:
- You can use the explained steps in this Factory Reset Guide, To Hard Reset (Factory reset) the Samsung Galaxy Sol with model number SM-J321AZ from Cricket USA. This process restores the Android platform to its original state. When Factory resetting your device, The microSD card will not be affected, But it is better to remove it.

- This guide teaches you two methods, The first one you can use it when your Galaxy Sol is powered on, When the second one is used when your phone is Powered off. All Steps are well explained and you do not need any special knowledge or experience to perform this process. Read and follow these steps and you will do it.


What is Samsung Factory Reset, Samsung Hard Reset, And Samsung Master Reset:


First of all, Keep in mind that Factory Reset = Hard Reset = Master Reset, They have the same definition, So if you were asking " What does Factory Reset do? " Then in simple words, the Samsung Factory Reset means" Erasing and Removing all the data, Applications, And settings added or stored by the user, And restore the device to Factory Settings".


Why it is important to learn how to Factory Reset / Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ:


It is very useful to learn how you factory reset your Samsung Galaxy Sol because this operation can fix many software errors and problems, We listed some of them below:

- Fix the phone freeze and hang on problem.
- Fix hang and stuck on Samsung logo problem.
- Fix the slow and incorrect responding of Samsung Galaxy Sol.
- Fix force close error in Samsung phones.
- Sound problem during the phone calls.
- Remove the pattern lock.
- Remove user code.
- Remove phone code.
- Before you sell or donate your Samsung Galaxy Sol, To Wipe all your data (Contacts, SMS, Photos, Applications, Videos,... Etc.)


What to do before Factory Reset / Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ:


1- Backup all the wanted data (Contacts, SMS, Photos, Videos,... Etc). You can use Samsung Smart Switch software to backup all your important data.
2- Make sure that you know the Google account name and password.
3- Any other Email accounts info.
4- Samsung accounts info.
5- Any other log-in info and settings you used on your Samsung Galaxy Sol.
6- Ensure your Samsung Galaxy device has enough charge level (50%) at least.

 

What are the best methods to Factory Reset / Hard Reset your Samsung Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ:


The First Method - Samsung Galaxy Sol Factory Reset from Settings Menu:


1- Tap Settings icon from the home screen.

Samsung Settings Icon

2- Tap Backup and reset.

Samsung Backup and Reset option

3- Tap Factory Data Reset:
At this point the Android OS will tell you that all data will be erased from your phone. Including your Google account, System and app data, Settings, Downloaded app, Music, Pictures, And all other user data, So make sure to backup anything you need before moving to next steps.

Factory Data Reset Option

Factory Data Reset details

4- Tap RESET DEVICE:
Once again the phone will remind you, That all your personal information and downloaded apps will be erased and can't be recovered.

Reset Device Button

5- If any password,PIN code, Or pattern is requested, Then enter it and tap Continue.

6- Tap Delete ALL.

Delete All Button

7- Wait for the Factory data reset process to be completed, And the device will reboot.

8- Done. Now when your Galaxy Sol is fully on, Select your preferred device language, And follow the on-screen instructions to proceed the initial setup.


The Second Method: Samsung Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ Factory Reset from Recovery Menu:


1 - Ensure your Samsung Galaxy Sol is powered off, If not, Then turn it off (Press and hold the Power key, and then tap Power off).

2 - Press and hold the Volume Up and Home buttons.

3 - Keep the above two buttons pressed then press and hold the Power button too.

Galaxy Sol SM-J321AZ Reset Keys

4 - Wait until the Android logo appears, Then release all buttons.

Android Logo

5 - After a few seconds, you will see an Android Recovery menu on the screen with many options.

Android Recovery Menu

6 - Use the Volume Down button to select Wipe Data/Factory Reset option.

Wipe Data / Factory Reset

7 - Use the Power button to confirm your selection.

8 - Now use the Volume Down button again to select "Yes"

9 - Confirm it by pressing the Power button.

10 - Wait for the Factory reset process to be completed.

11 - The Android Recovery menu will return and Reboot System Now option is highlighted.

Reboot System Now

12 - Press the Power button to reboot your Samsung Galaxy Sol.

13 - Done, Congratulations, You have restored your Samsung Galaxy Sol to its original factory settings.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 16:38



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