In this article, we will show you how to reset settings, network settings and data on your phone or tablet Android.
Go to Settings> General Settings> Reset.
The option resets the settings in the phone to the default settings (factory settings). This resets general phone settings, including security, language, and all accounts.
To reset, click on the “Reset settings” button.
Why is this needed? For example, you give your phone to a relative or friend / girlfriend, sell it or donate it. So the new owner will be able to customize the phone for himself, create his accounts from services in the device.
Attention! Resetting general settings does not affect your data. Therefore, when transferring the phone to another person, you must additionally delete all your personal data. More on this later in the article.
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Resetting network parameters
The option resets all Wi-Fi settings (including the parameters of saved networks), Bluetooth (including connected devices) and mobile network (traffic settings and search for alternative cellular networks) to their default values.
Press the “Reset Settings” button to reset.
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This option removes all personal data, applications from the phone and returns the settings to factory defaults. What will be erased:
- Google account and all services from it;
- system data and individual application settings;
- Phone settings;
- downloaded and installed programs and games;
- pictures and videos;
- any other user data, including various saves, documents, etc.;
- the data encryption key on the microSD card will be deleted. Those. after a factory reset, you will not be able to use encrypted files on the memory card.
The system will display what credentials you are currently using, which will be removed.
Click the Reset button to reset and delete all your data.
And finally, advice. Before resetting your settings and your data, make sure that all important information has been downloaded to a memory card (without encryption) or to a computer.