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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by artvandalay22222, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. artvandalay22222

    artvandalay22222 Well-Known Member
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    I can't seem to find the setting. I swear I've seen it before. I did start the update, but canceled it as soon as I saw it was downloading.would that be why I don't see the setting? I wanted to see if I the update was available a few days ago. I didn't know it would just start downloading it. I want to do factory restore before I do update because I'm rooted and done the lag fix.
     

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  2. james27007

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    Undo the lax fix first, just to make sure. DO NOT FLASH BACK TO STOCK WITH ODIN that will mess up you getting the update. As for factory reset, go into menu, settings, privacy. It is in there
     
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  3. artvandalay22222

    artvandalay22222 Well-Known Member
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    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh thank you!

    Will this completely restore my phone? or will it just undo my settings and stuff?

    i basically want it to be exactly like it was when I bought it.
     
  4. The Shape

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    It will completely restore it. You will lose all apps and settings.
     
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  5. artvandalay22222

    artvandalay22222 Well-Known Member
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    Good. Will it undo the lagfix and root? or should I do that first?

    Btw thanks for your help, very much
     
  6. ImNraged

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    Resetting the phone to stock on my Captivate did not undo root or lagfix. I had to use Odin. Even after doing both, I still had to physically remove the folders for apps and my music/picures stayed intact.
     
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  7. artvandalay22222

    artvandalay22222 Well-Known Member
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    So... it doesnt reset the internal sd
     
  8. artvandalay22222

    artvandalay22222 Well-Known Member
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    Will this reset the ota download? I mean I started to download the ota, then cancelled it. Ive read that many people have bricked because they stopped in middle.
     
  9. NightAngel79

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    moving to support section
     
  10. George0211

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    I wish I knew about Odin before, I used it to reset everything back to stock JF6 and now update fails at 50%.
    Is there anyway to undo that?
     

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