How to hard reset the Galaxy Note 3
The Galaxy Note 3 is the latest update in the note series of 2013. If you have this phone, you should know the best troubleshooting steps to take in the event that your run into issues with your device. These methods are also great for easily removing all of your personal information in the event that you wish to sell it or pass it on to someone else. Use method #1 if you can still access all of your menu items. Use method #2 if you cannot use your phone without encountering critical errors. Never forget to back up any information that you do not wish to lose. Both of these methods will remove all of your files and settings, returning the device to its original out-of-the-box state. Method #1: Open your application list and go to Settings. Select Privacy. Select Factory data reset. Choose Reset phone. If you’re sure you wish to continue, tap Erase Everything. Method #2: With your device turned off, simultaneously press and hold the volume up, home, and power buttons. Release your hold when you reach the recovery menu. Use your volume buttons to navigate to the wipe data/factory reset option. Use your power button to select this option.