How to Factory Reset the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 without Losing Data?

If you have a fresh brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 4, it is working perfectly without any issue but after several months it could be slow down and lag your mobile. When it’s getting slow, we cannot work smoothly with it. So by knowing how to factory reset Note 4, we can easily reset and get better performance from it.

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Fortunately, there are 2 methods to reset Samsung Galaxy Note 4. However, after resetting the mobile your all files will be removed. So make sure to have a fully backup your mobile before resetting. If you have no intention of doing it, follow these simple steps to backup your phone.

Method 1: Soft Reset

This is a very simple and easy process that you can do it by yourself. First, you need to go to the phone Settings and find Backup and Reset.

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Now in the Backup and Reset setting, you can see the Factory data reset option under the Personal data section. Tap to open it.

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After open the Factory data reset option, you will have a warning message with the Reset Device Button. If you are already backup your phone, you don’t need to worry about the warning message. Just tap on the Reset Device button.

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After tap on the Reset Device button, you will have a warning message with Delete all button again. The warning message reminds you to verify the backup of your phone before resetting. Now, you should click on the Delete all button to full factory reset your note 4. The phone will automatically reset by itself after click on the delete all button.

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Method 2: Hard Rest

This method will help you to reset your phone when you forgot your mobile password or pattern. First, you need to turn off your mobile. After turn off your phone, you should press and hold the Volume-up button, the Home button, and the Power button. You need to keep press and hold these three buttons until appearing the Android logo on the Note 4 display.

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Then you will have the Android system recovery screen. So find and scroll down to wipe data/factory reset option. Use the Power button to select it.

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After selecting the wipe data/factory reset option, you need to confirm the factory reset process. just select “Yes–delete all user data” using power button to reset your Samsung Note 4.

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How Long Does It Take to Do a Factory Reset?

Usually, it will take about 10-12 minutes to factory reset your Samsung note 4 mobile, but it depends with your boot-up speed. However, you have to wait until the process completes.

Final Word

I hope you learn about how to factory reset note 4 mobile by yourself. However, if you have any problem with these methods, please contact us through our contact page.

Sajith Herath

Posted by Sajith Herath

Sajith Herath is a Software quality analyst for Mobile and Computer applications. He is the founder of Bigfact-Review. He has written about technology for nearly a decade and He has lots of experience in tech field.