The Samsung Galaxy Fame S6810 is a smartphone introduced in April 2013 by Samsung Mobile. The Samsung running on Android OS has a 3.5″ TFT capacitive touchscreen, supporting multi-touch. With 512MB RAM, the phone is equipped with a 5MP camera allowing you to both take photos and record videos.
If you own a Samsung Galaxy Fame S6810 and have noticed an increased number of fatal errors, freezes, hang-ups, unresponsive programs and other unpleasant software issues, it might be time to perform a reset to regain functionality. There are various options to help you here: you can do a soft reset that simply erases the settings off the phone, or a full a hard restore.
When doing a hard reset on your device, you must be aware of the fact that data loss will be produced. This means you will need to make a backup of all your important data and contacts you don’t want to lose. This article will guide you into performing a hard or master reset, as well as making a backup of your data.
How to Restore the Galaxy Fame
If you’re only experiencing a few minor freezes, you can try a soft reset first. This one can be performed by simply removing the battery from your phone and placing it back in after a minute or two. Then turn your phone on and see if it works properly.
In case that doesn’t work, you may want to erase all your data since there might be bugs generating this problem. Make sure you save your contacts and important information beforehand. In order to erase the storage, go to Settings, then choose Backup and Reset >> Factory Data Reset >> Reset Device >> Erase everything.
While a hard reset will cause the loss of all your data, it is important to know that such a procedure is extremely useful if used at the right time, since it’s a sure way to solve software-related issues that interfere with your user experience. In order to make sure you will be able to use your data once the phone is reset to factory settings, you should make a backup of all information you may want to save.
In order to make a backup of the data on your Samsung Galaxy Fame S6810 you should connect the phone to an external device, such as a computer, using the USB cable. Once connected, you can copy all the information to the chosen device. Another option for backing up the data is to download the PhoneCopy application for Android – this one will guide your through saving all the information you need.
Once you saved all important data, you can get started with the hard reset. This procedure will not only restore your data to factory settings but will also completely restore your phone’s operating system. It is very easy to do this by yourself by following the steps below:
- Fully charge your phone.
- Press and hold the Volume Up, Home and Power keys, until the Samsung logo appears.
- Scroll down using Volume Down and choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset, by pressing the Power Key.
- Scroll down (using the Volume Down key) and choose Yes – delete all user data and confirm with Power Key.
- Wait for the phone to reboot.
After following the steps above, your Samsung Galaxy Fame S6810 will have been reset with an empty hard drive, which allows you to use the backup you made. This will restore all data and contacts while you’re taking advantage of a brand new OS.