Master reset: Samsung Gear S3 frontier

Learn how to master reset the Samsung Gear S3 frontier using the menu.

 

 

 

Master reset from settings menu

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloads, ringtones, images, apps, contacts, and Visual Voicemail. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card.

 

  1. From the Apps screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Gear info.
  3. Tap Reset Gear.
  4. Tap the ✔ check mark to confirm.
  5. Wait for the device to reset. The device is reset to its factory settings.

 

Master reset with hardware keys

A master reset restores the original factory settings and may delete your personal data on the internal storage, such as downloads, ringtones, images, apps, and contacts. It does not delete data stored on the SIM card.

 

If the device menus are frozen or unresponsive, you can master reset using hardware keys.

 

  1. Back up data on the internal memory.
  2. Turn the Gear S3 off.
  3. Press and hold the Power key until REBOOTING displays at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Press the Power key repeatedly until the Select REBOOT MODE screen displays.
  5. Press the Power key to highlight ' Recovery'.
  6. Press and hold the Home key to select.
  7. Keep holding the Power key until the Gear S3 begins rebooting.

 

 

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