Thursday, April 17, 2014

How to factory reset your Samsung Galaxy S5 to wipe all data

Many Samsung mobile phone users want to wipe all contacts, sms, photos, videos, ect from Samsung galaxy phone before selling their old phone.This artilce teach you how to wipe all data on Samsung Galaxy S5.If you want to restore data on Samsung Galaxy S5,please learn the use guide about how to recover Samsung Galaxy S5 lost data.

If you're looking to hand off a Samsung Galaxy S5 to someone else and there's already stuff on there, it's wise to do a factory reset to wipe all of the existing data from the device. This is a pretty straightforward process, but a vital one if you want to keep your personal data secure. Make sure to keep your Samsung Galaxy S5 plugged in and charging during this process, since having your phone die in the middle of it can lead to permanent damage.

How to wipe all data from the Samsung Galaxy S5
-Swipe down from the top of the screen and tap the gear icon in the top-right. Swipe down to the User and Backup section, or tap the magnifying glass to type in a search in the top-right and tap Backup and reset.

-The last option on this screen is Factory data reset. Tap this, and you'll be given one more warning screen before making the plunge. Review all of the data that will be deleted, then scroll down to the bottom and tap Reset device.

Be sure to pop out the microSD memory card from the device if you're getting rid of it, since the information on there isn't touched by a security wipe, and odds are you've got valuable pictures and music on there.

For iPhone users: You can wipe all data on iPhone with a iPhone Data Eraser tool.

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How to set up accounts on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S5