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.
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.
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.
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