Hard Reset the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302 to Factory Soft

The Samsung Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302 is an affordable smartphone, which comes with a compact and slim design and updates to basic phone functionality. Also, this phone is a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy Pocket,  released in September 2012, equipped with a 2.8 inches THT capacitive touchscreen.

Those who own a Samsung Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302 and may see your phone become unresponsive or hanging too often, it is necessary to perform a hard reset. If you have this phone, you tend to install many applications from Google Play Store, although not all apps may run well with this model. These applications can affect the way your phone works, so you have to uninstall the apps, but if it’s still not working, than is necessary to restore it to its original state.

Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302

With an 832 MHZ ARM 11 processor, the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Duos S5302 runs Android v.2.3 Gingerbread and it allows 3 GB of internal storage. If you use a MicroSD, the memory can be extended up to 32 GB. So, this phone has good specifications, perfect for standard usage, such as chat, email, phone calls, internet browser and other.

How to Reset the Galaxy Pocket Duos

A factory restore is necessary when your phone becomes almost unusable due to any cases, including when you have forgotten the pattern lock code. Before you begin the recovery process, make sure to backup  data using appropriate software and maintain at least 50% battery charge. Note that restoring back to factory settings will likely erase crucial data, such as contacts, SMS, messages or notes.

Here are the steps:

  1. Switch off your phone and then press and hold the Home button +Volume Up + Power . You have to wait for 5 seconds until Android system Recovery menu appears, to enter in Recovery mode.
  2. Select Wipe Data/Factory Reset Option using Volume keys, then confirm by selecting Yes Delete All User Data.
  3. After 4 seconds, select the Reboot System Now option and confirm. In this way the phone will be restarted.

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Also, another method to restore the Galaxy Pocket Duos is by following the next steps:

  1.  Turn on the phone and make sure the phone battery is not empty.
  2. Then go to Menu->Settings->Privacy->Factory Data Reset->Reset Phone and choose Erase Everything.
  3. Wait for several minutes to stop the process of restoring your phone.

Last but not least, you should also try to complete the process by using a reset code:

  1. Turn on your phone and make sure your battery is not empty.
  2. Dial or press number to call: *2767*3855#. This is a code that will force format the GT-S5300 & GT-S5302.