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  1. mystvearn

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    My phone keeps saying there is not enough space to update apps. I've removed a lot of apps and even moved all apps to the SD card. Is there a way to do a clean install/format the phone? My phone is unlocked, and I am using the stock touchwiz. Have never rooted the device before. I have however pressed the power+home button+volume button to reset the phone few times but that did not really solved the problem.
     

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    Make sure that you back up what you need, and make sure that you know your Google login info. If you follow these steps, you will have a completely clean phone.

    -Go to settings --> storage
    -Scroll to the bottom and select "Format SD card"
    -Click the "Format SD card" button on the next page and allow the process to finish

    -Go to settings --> Back up and reset --> Factory data reset
    -check the box at the bottom that says "Format USB storage"
    -Hit the "Reset device" button
     
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    My app settings/game saves will be wiped out in the process right?
     
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    Yup, everything. It will be like the day you first powered it on (except for any firmware updates). You'll have to re-configure everything.
     
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    I see. That is a slight problem
     
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    Hii,
    I have Same problem with my phone...
    In My mobile i don't have "Format SD Card" Option...
    What to do?Can any one please Help me.....
     
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    Hello and welcome to Android Forums Niranjani! :)

    Can I ask which model of Samsung Galaxy S2 you have?

    To check your model number... Settings > About phone > Model number
     
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    It's Not Samsung Galaxy S2
    It is karbonn A51+
     
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    It's Not Samsung Galaxy S2
    It is karbonn A51+
     
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