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Samsung A3 (2016) Device maintenance How to do a factory reset

Samsung A3 (2016)
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 1
  • When certain applications no longer function properly or if your A3 (2016) is very slow, you can reset the device to its factory settings. This will reset the telephone to the settings it had when you first turned it on.
  • Please note: your A3 (2016) may request a security code, which, if necessary, can be found in the instructions of the A3 (2016). Make sure you have them at hand.
  • If you purchased a used device and do not know the code, you should ask the previous owner for it.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 2
  • Please note: resetting the device will erase all data and settings on the device. If necessary, make a backup on your computer.
  • Select Next for step-by-step instructions to reset the A3 (2016) to factory settings.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 3
  • Go to the Start screen.
  • Choose Apps.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 4
  • Choose Settings.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 5
  • Scroll down.
  • Choose Backup and reset.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 6
  • Scroll down.
  • Optional: enable Back up my data.
  • Choose Factory data reset.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 7
  • Choose RESET DEVICE.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 8
  • Choose ERASE EVERYTHING.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 9
  • All data and settings saved on the A3 (2016) will be deleted.
  • The A3 (2016) will automatically reset and reboot.
Samsung A3 (2016) - Device maintenance - How to do a factory reset - Step 10
  • The A3 (2016) has been reset.
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