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Format Samsung Galaxy Note 5

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When your Galaxy Note 5  freezes, works very slow or you simply want to erase everything because it is very loaded with information, you deserve to format the equipment so that it returns to the original factory settings.

The Note 5 has several ways to format. Through a hard reset , this being the alternative when your device does not respond in any way; by system settings or from speed dial.

When formatting the mobile, it is recommended to make a backup or backup in order to preserve your personal data, and be able to restore them after your mobile returns to full operation. This is because all the data will be erased during the formatting process.



Hard reset (button combination)

Hard reset is a forced formatting method by which the mobile settings are reset. All data will be erased , so it is important to have a backup. This process is used frequently, when the phone does not respond to your actions and you cannot access its settings menu .

  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 go to end the process.
  6. Your phone will proceed to format and restart with the factory settings.

From the settings

All mobiles with Android operating system have the option of formatting through the settings menu. This process involves the deletion of files and settings outside the operating system. Remember to have a backup to safeguard important information. 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. Press "Reset."
  4. Locate "Reset to Default Values."
  5. Finally, select "Reset" and "Delete all".

When finished, after a few minutes, the initial setup screen of your device will appear.

Speed ​​Dial

Formatting through the speed dial option presents a simple and quick alternative to use, just by dialing a special code. This process will not ask you for confirmation, once the code is marked , all the data will be erased immediately .

To do this, follow the instructions:

  1. Go to the dial option and enter the following code: * 2767 * 3855.
  2. Then dial the # key .
  3. Dial the number entered and wait for the process to finish.
  4. Your phone will proceed to format and restart with the factory settings.


The Galaxy Note 5 reveals a size of 153.2 x 76.1 x 7.6 mm, a weight of 171 grams. It brings a 5.7-inch capacitive Super AMOLED touchscreen display, with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels.

It has a capacity of 4GB of RAM and 32GB or 64Gb of internal storage, depending on the model. The Android 5.1.1 Lollypop Operating System is supported by a 2.1GHz speed Exynos 7420 octa-core processor. The main camera is 16 MP and the front camera is 5 MP. It has a 3000 mAh capacity battery.

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