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Format Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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If your Galaxy Note 4 has lag problems, freezes or has a full memory and you want to erase everything, you can do a  factory reset  to return it to its original settings.

You can format this device in several ways: by hard resetting , from the settings menu or by speed dialing .

Formatting involves removing additional settings, all installed applications, and all added information . Therefore, it is recommended to make a backup or backup before applying it.



Hard reset (button combination)

Hard reset is a forced formatting method that involves resetting system settings. Through this action, all the data of third parties is erased, so if you do not want to lose any information, it is necessary to make a backup before doing the process . This procedure will be useful when the team does not respond in any way or you have forgotten your password.

  1. Turn off the mobile .
  2. Simultaneously press the volume up buttons + home button + power button, until you see the recovery menu.
  3. Go to the “ wipe data / factory reset ” option with the volume buttons and select the option with the power button .
  4. Go to the option "yes - delete all user data" and select it to start formatting.
  5. Wait for the new menu and go to the option "reboot system now" and access to end the process.
  6. Your phone will proceed to format and restart with the factory settings.

From the settings

Mobiles with Android operating system have the option of formatting through the settings or configuration menu. This method involves deleting all data and settings outside the operating system; so it is necessary that you make a backup to protect your files. To format the mobile from the settings menu follow these steps:

  1. Go to the adjustment or configuration menu of your mobile.
  2. Then select "General Administration".
  3. Click on "Reset."
  4. Locate "Reset to Default Values."
  5. Finally, select "Reset" and "Delete all".
  6. Your phone will proceed to format and restart with the factory settings.

Speed ​​Dial

The speed dial option is the fastest and easiest formatting method, you can do it just by dialing a special code. Attention : this format will not ask you for confirmation, once the code is marked, the data will be deleted immediately .

Follow the next steps to carry out this process:

  1. Go to the dialing option and enter the following code: * 2767 * 3855.
  2. Then dial the # key .
  3. Activate call and wait for the process to finish.
  4. Once finished, your device will reboot with the factory default values.


The Samsung Note 4 has dimensions of 153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm and 176 grams of weight. It displays a Gorilla Glass 3 type Super AMOLED 5.7-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It has a capacity of 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory, expandable by micro SD up to 256GB.

It operates with a processor: the Exynos 5433 octa-core 1.9 GHz. The operating system is Android OS version 4.4 KitKat. Includes a standard 3220 mAh capacity Lithium ION battery. As well as a 16 MP rear camera and a 3.7 MP front camera.

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