How To Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500
The explained steps in this Guide will help you to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S4 with model numbers GT-I9500 and GT-I9505.
Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 Factory Reset Checklist:
1- This process restores the Android platform to its original state and wipe all your data, So backup all the wanted data (Contacts, SMS, Photos, Videos,… Etc).
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 S4.
6- Ensure your Samsung Galaxy device has enough charge level.
Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9500 from Recovery Menu:
1- Make sure that your Samsung Galaxy S4 is Off, If not, Then turn it off (Press and hold the Power key, and then tap Power off). And remove the Memory card from it.
2- Take out its battery for 10 seconds, Then put it in again.
3- Press and hold Volume Up key + Home key then press Power key.
4- Keep pressing the above keys until Samsung logo appears, Then release Power key only.
5- When you are into Factory reset menu, Release all keys.
6- Use Volume Down key to select Wipe Data / Factory Reset option.
7- Use Power key to confirm the operation.
8- You need to use the Volume Down key again to select “Yes delete all user data“
9- Use Power key to confirm.
10- After performing the hard reset, Select Reboot System Now option, And confirm it using Power key.
11- Now your Galaxy S4 will reboot, Wait for it to be fully on and then you can start using it. Select your preferred device language, And follow the on-screen instructions to proceed the initial setup.