Hard Reset the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 to Factory Soft

The Samsung Galaxy Y S5360 is a smart and easy to use device announced in August 2011 and released the same year. Its powerful performance is combined with a stylish and compact design and an attractive range of features. As nice as it may sound, this phone can cause you a lot of dissatisfactions should it freeze, catch viruses or get stuck in some applications. However, you do not have to despair, as you can always hard reset your Galaxy Y S5360 to factory soft. Just read the following guide to find out the exact steps to get your device up and running in no time.

the Samsung Galaxy Y S5360

The Y S5360 has an Android OS, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) operating system and a fast 830 MHz ARMv6 processor. Its rapid download speeds of up to 7.2Mbps, the attractively compact, smooth user navigation, 2 MP primary camera of 1600 x 1200 pixels and 180 MB memory (290 MB of RAM) make this phone a popular device meant to make anyone’s life easier. However, it can fail its purpose when it starts working at a slower rate. Nonetheless, with a simple method called a master reset, all your worries or problems can go away in the fastest possible time.

Galaxy Y S5360 software refresh

A soft reset can bring back your phone to its initial glory, this process being very similar to a hard drive format on a conventional computer. While everything important is deleted, the phone will be brought back to a working state in a few minutes. Here are the steps you need to follow:

The first option of hard resetting your phone is via its software menu.

  1. Turn on the device and make sure you backup all the important data.
  2. Go to the Settings menu and click on the Privacy option.
  3. Select Factory data reset, then tap on „reset phone”,
  4. Click „erase” and wait for the phone to reboot.

The second option to bring back your phone to its factory settings is by using its hardware buttons. Here is what you need to do:

  1. Turn off your phone.
  2. Press and hold together the Power button, the Home key and the Volume up button until you see the recovery menu in Android LCD screen.
  3. Choose the  Wipe Data / Factory Reset option and press the Home key to confirm.
  4. Wait for the phone to reboot.