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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by gianmarco, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. gianmarco

    gianmarco Active Member
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    I know ill hjave to re-download and reinstall all the apps, but anything aside from that?

    Should i clear the cahe before/after?
     

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  2. eirianbryn

    eirianbryn Well-Known Member
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    i think there are a couple threads on here on it.
     
  3. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood
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    Just make sure you have backups of your contacts of they aren't already backed up to Google
     
  4. pmanwarren

    pmanwarren Well-Known Member
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    how do i do a hard reset on this phone
     
  5. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
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    The AT&T Galaxy S2 (SGH-i777) is hard reset by turning the phone off completely. Remove the battery for a minute to be sure. Then hold both the volume down, volume up and power buttons until the screen flashes. Release the power button but keep holding the volume buttons. When you boot into recovery, you can use the volume keys to move the selection up and down. Use the power button to apply the selection. It will say something like wipe data/factory reset. That's what you want.
     

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