Reset Samsung A997 Phone
Use this method to hard reset your Samsung A997 Rugby III phone: Enter *2767*3855#. Warning! All your data including contacts, messages etc. will be lost! Copy all your necessary data/Contacts/Messages etc. to SIM or make backup to your PC before full reset! Take out SIM card before full reset.
You can easily reset your phone to its default settings. To reset
1. From Idle mode, touch MENU ➔ Settings ➔ Phone ➔ Reset Phone.
2. At the All settings reset to factory defaults. Continue? prompt, touch Yes to reset or No to cancel.
3. Enter your phone password, if prompted, and touch Confirm.
4. After the phone settings have been reset, the Reset done confirmation displays.
Once your phone resets to its default settings for those selected options, it automatically restarts in order to
incorporate the new settings.
Note: User Data, such as contacts, messages, pictures, videos, and music, is not deleted.
Restore A997 Phone
The Restore Phone option is the same as the Reset Phone option described above in that all settings are reset to factory defaults.
However, with the Restore Phone option, all user data is deleted.
Warning!: All User Data such as contacts, messages, pictures, videos, and music will be deleted. Ensure that you remove your MicroSD card if applicable because it will be erased with the Restore Phone option.