Hard Reset Galaxy S5 Mini

Before you do hard Reset Galaxy S5 mini read exordium

After the Samsung Galaxy S5 mini available in shops and now is time to learn how to easily hard reset device. Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy S5 mini will help you to solve all errors or any other problems like freezing or hang-ups. Hard Reset is helpful when you forget lock password or lock pattern, hard reset will restore your password to default settings (factory settings). Also if you want to sell your device and you don’t want no one to view all your private data you have to do hard reset (factory reset).Before you starting to following procedure how to hard reset Galaxy S5 mini, you have to do back up if you want to preserve your data. The best way to do back up is move all data PC or external SDcard. In one of the previous articles I wrote how you can sync android contacts on your Gmail account, then restore back from Gmail to phone.

Notice: With Hard Reset all user data will be lost!

Procedure how to hard reset Galaxy S5 mini

There is two procedure how to hard reset galaxy s5 mini. First procedure is from Menu (Settings), second is from android mode. Second procedure are using when you are not able to power on your device.

First procedure

  • Open “Settings” Menu.
  • Go to “user and backup”.
  • Press “Factory Reset”.
  • Confirm “Factory Reset”.
  • Wait until the process ends.

If your phone doesn’t work or you trying to find solution for it, you should follow instructions below (second Procedure).

Second Procedure

Don’t forget you will wipe all data from your phone using this method. You have to enter Samsung Galaxy s5 mini in Recovery mode.

  • Turn off your device.
  • Remove battery, then reinsert after 15 seconds.
  • Press and Hold VOLUME UP + HOME + POWER keys until the android mode appears on the screen.
  • Then release all keys.
  • Navigate with VOLUME keys and select wipe data/factory reset.
  • Confirm the process with POWER key.
  • Wait until the process ends.


In case you need to any questions with this tutorial you can ask for more help in comments.


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