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Hard Reset Galaxy S3 – Step by Step guide!

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This post is about Hard Reset Galaxy S3, We all Samsung Galaxy S3 users love the performance of our Samsungs galaxy S3, It is a awesome flow, performance, Touch and many other things, but after a certain time we notice that over Samsung Galaxy S3 phone  performance goes down, Phone is not responding properly or the phone gets hanged i already wrote one article about top Android tips and tricks

There are many reasons for it, like when we upgrade to a new android version, we install the lots of applications which we never use in our phone, We remove the widget and upgrade to the new Android version is the biggest cause of slow processing of our Samsung Galaxy S3 and also many other reasons.

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People can also Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S3 phones because they If you are facing the slow performance (Speed) problem in your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone, then there is a way to get back your awesome performance of your Samsung galaxy S3 phone by hard reset the phone, Yes you hear absolutely right you can easily get back your phone performance, flow and speed by simply Hard reset Galaxy S3 phone.

If you are going to sell your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone and you don’t want to left any data which is stored in your phone then you should first hard reset your Samsung galaxy phone and after that sell your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone.

There is one function available on our Samsung Galaxy S3 to hard reset our phone called Factory Reset (Hard reset).

What is Factory Reset (Hard reset)?

Factory Reset is an inbuilt function of Samsung Galaxy S3 to hard reset the phone without using any app or software, this tool is available on the settings of the phone, we can simply use this function and Factory reset (hard reset) our phone, After using the Factory reset all the settings, data, widgets, apps restores. Factory reset reverts, or Samsung Galaxy s3 phone settings, performance, widgets, and data it was when we bought it. The main advantage of factory reset is it never downgrade our phone operating system when we are going to hard reset our phone.

Hard Reset (Factory reset) Methods for Samsung galaxy S3

There are mainly three ways are available to factory reset Samsung galaxy S3 phone.

1) Factory Reset (Hard reset) from Settings Menu

2) Factory Reset (Hard reset) using Dial pad

3) Factory Reset (Hard reset) using Hardware keys

I am going to explain all the three methods to Factory reset our Samsung galaxy S3 phone, simply follow the procedure and reset your phone, but note down one thing, After hard reset your all Data will delete so before hard reset your phone, do backup of your important data, contact and other extra important things

Hard Reset Galaxy S3

1) Factory Reset Galaxy S3 using Settings Menu

Step 1: Go to the Settings menu

Step 2: Select ‘Account’ and after that select “Backup and Reset” option

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Step 3: Now select “Factory Data Reset” and Read all the conditions carefully

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Step 4: After that click on “Reset Device” option

hard reset galaxy s3

Step 5: Now click on “Delete all data” option

Step 6: Now wait for a few minutes your headset has been reset

2) Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S3 using Dial pad

Factory reset using dial pad is the easiest way Reset Samsung S3 phone because we don’t want to follow any procedure or other such things, I always prefer Dial pad method to reset my phone because it is very easy to do, we don’t need any tutorial, Help etc. things to do hard reset our phone.

Simply open your phone keypad any dial the number “ *2767*3855# “  and press call, dial buttons, after that it automatically starts the reset process and delete your all data without doing any other things.

3) Factory Reset using Hardware keys

This is a bit difficult method than above two methods, but it will become very helpful when our phone does not respond properly and we are not able to reach the above two methods. This method is also very helpful when we forgot our mobile phone password or pattern lock, then we have only one option to access our phone again is Hard Reset I have already written one article to unlock the pattern lock. Simply follow the below procedure to Hard reset your Galaxy S3 phone.

Step 1: First of all switch off your phone

Step 2: After that press and hold “Power button + Home button + Volume plus button “until your Samsung Galaxy S3 vibrates

hard reset galaxy s3

Step 3: Now leave the “Home button” and please keep hold other two buttons (Power button + Volume plus button)

Step 4: After that Samsung Logo will come, now you can leave the both buttons

Step 5: Now navigate to the “Wipe/ Data factory reset” using Volume Button

Step 6: After that select “Wipe/ Data factory reset” using Home button

Step 7: Now select “Delete All Data” using Volume key and home button

Step 8: After that Resetting Process will start

Step 9: Now when the process is completed, simply power on your phone

Step 10: Your headset is ready to use now! 🙂


1) Before you reset your Samsung Galaxy S3 plug-in your phone with charger

2) Backup all of your important data before the hard reset your Samsung Galaxy S3 because when you reset your headset all of your data like contacts, apps, settings are deleted

Hope you like our methods to Factory reset (hard reset) your Samsung galaxy S3, you are free to ask your doubt in the comment section so that I solve your problem as soon as possible.


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