Samsung Admire R720 hard reset

    Factory data reset
    Use Factory data reset to return your phone to its factory defaults. This setting erases all data from your phone, including your Google or other email account settings, system and
    application data and settings, and downloaded applications. It will not erase current system software and bundled applications, or files stored on an optional installed memory card, such as
    music or photos.
    1. From the Settings menu, touch Privacy.
    2. Touch Factory data reset, then follow the prompts to perform the reset.


    Use this method to hard reset your Samsung Admire sch-R720 phone: Key in *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.

    Samsung Admire R720 soft reset

    Restart your device to clear any temporary software bugs

    Pull out the battery. Reinsert it.

    Samsung Admire R720 soft reset

    Your device freezes or has fatal errors
    If your device freezes or hangs, you may need to close programs or reset the device to regain functionality. If your device is frozen and unresponsive, press and hold [Power] for 8-10 seconds. The device will reboot automatically.

    If this does not solve the problem, perform a factory data reset. In Idle mode, open the application list and select Settings → Privacy → Factory data reset → Reset phone → Erase everything.

    Clear storage

    Erase the credential contents from the device and reset the password

    Set an unlock pattern

    Once you set a screen lock, your device will require an unlock code each time you turn it on or unlock the touch screen

    Settings → Location and security → Set screen lock → Pattern

    If you forget your PIN or password, bring your • device to a Samsung Service Centre to reset it.

    Set an unlock PIN code

    Settings → Location and security → Set screen lock → PIN

    Set an unlock password

    Settings → Location and security → Set screen lock → Password.

    You can hard reset software firmware update your Samsung Admire phone:  Connect with Samsung Kies

    Before you buy a new cell phone or new tablet, please try the following procedure to repair your device. First charge your battery, backup your important data if possible and in most cases take out SIM and SD card before factory reset. It is impossible to recover your data after doing a hard reset, so online backup is always important. For all of your data, a backup should be done on an external device, hard drive, raid system or media. With or without insurance, if your cell phone lost, damaged or stolen at least your invaluable data is backed up in a safe place. If you are about to sell your phone and you want to wipe your personal data, or if your phone affected with virus you have to do a hard reset. In some cases, you can delete the forgotten password or lock pattern from your device as well. All information is for devices with stock based ROMs. If you are using rooted device, always back up your EFS folder first, containing your IMEI info, etc.!