Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini
If your smartphone Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini it works very slow, it hangs, you want to bypass screen lock, or you have a full memory, and you want to erase everything, or you want to sell it or give it away and you want nobody to be able to access your files and passwords you can do a factory reset so that it returns to be like the first day.
In the following steps we explain how to format the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini to erase all your information and make it totally clean as it came out of the store.
You must bear in mind that a reset or return to the factory state in a mobile deletes all its content, so you must make a backup of your data before doing it if you do not want to lose everything.
There are two ways to do a reset on an Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini one through the mobile options and another more complete from the recovery mode.
If you want to make a reset using the device options to return to the factory state an Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini you have to follow these simple steps:
Estimated time: 5 minutes.
1- First step:
Access the settings menu of your Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini, it is the gear icon. If you don't see it on the home screen, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and make sure it's there.
2- Second step:
Scroll down the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini settings all the way to the bottom where you will see the section called “About phone”, press to continue.
3- Third step:
If you see a section called “Advanced” click to display the advanced options of the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini. Otherwise, scroll down until you see “Looking for something else?” and click on Reset
4- Fourth step:
Several options will appear to reset the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini, the first called “Reset settings” resets the default settings, it is a simpler and less deep reset. The method to remove all the content from the I8190 Galaxy S III mini completely is “Factory data reset” click on this option to continue.
5- Fifth step:
A list of all the data that will be removed from the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini and the applications that will be uninstalled will appear. Scroll down until you find the “Reset” button and press to continue with the process.
6- Sixth step:
If necessary, draw the screen unlock pattern or enter the screen unlock password or PIN to continue.
7- Seventh step:
A second confirmation message will appear indicating that all information stored on the Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini and all downloaded applications will be erased and reminding that this action cannot be undone. If you agree, click on “Delete all”.
8- Eighth step:
Your device I8190 Galaxy S III mini from Samsung it will restart and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the operative system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
Restore with hard reset or Recovery mode your Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini can solve problems that have not been solved with a normal factory reset.
1- First turn off your Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini completely. If you can not unlock the screen, press and hold the power button for about 20 seconds and the phone will turn off.
2- Keep holding on volume down and power keys together for a few seconds. In some devices according to the Android version the combination can be the power key and the volume key up.
3- When the Samsung logo is displayed, release the buttons.
If the device menu appears in Chinese characters, click here to see how to reset a mobile in Chinese
7- After finishing again with the volume keys, click on “reboot system now” and press the power key of your Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini, the device will reboot and take several minutes to start while restoring the device to its factory state and optimizing the applications pre-installed in the system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean).
About the device:
Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini is a device with 121.6 x 63 x 9.9 mm (4.79 x 2.48 x 0.39 in), a weight of 111.5 grams, a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels (~233 ppi pixel density).
It has a processor 1.0 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9, a graphics card Mali-400, a RAM memory 1 GB RAM and an internal memory of 8/16 GB.
The Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III mini it comes from the factory with the operating system Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)