The Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus i9105 is a high quality phone released by Samsung Mobile in February 2013. Running on an Android OS, the phone has an internal memory of 8GB storage, while an additional 64GB can be stored using a micro SD card. If you own a Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus and have experienced an increased number of freezes and other unpleasant software issues, it might be time to perform a hard reset.
As it happens with all factory resets, data loss is produced as a result of the procedure. This means you will have to make sure you back up of all important data, as well as the contacts in your phone. This article will show you how to perform a soft or factory reset, but first things first – there are a few details about this Samsung that you should know before getting started.
Equipped with a Wi-Fi capabilities, as well as Bluetooth 3.0+HS, the phone features an 8 megapixel camera with face detection. The front-facing camera can be used for both taking pictures and making videos – its video feature can also be used for making video calls.
Restoring the Galaxy S2+ to Factory Settings
While a factory restore will cause the loss of all your data, it is important to know that such a procedure can be extremely useful, as it is one quick 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 after rebooting the phone, it’s important to make a backup of all information you may want to keep: contacts, emails, applications and so on.
A backup on the data on your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus i9105black can be done by connecting your mobile phone to a computer or any other device, using the USB cable. Once connected, you can copy all the information to an external 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’re done saving your data, you can get ready to perform the factory reset. This procedure is also illustrated on Youtube and can be done by following the steps below:
- Press and hold the following keys: Volume Up and Home button.
- Then press the Power key.
- Wait for the Factory Reset Menu to pop up.
- Scroll down using the Volume Down key and choose Wipe Data/Factory Reset.
- Confirm the choice by pressing the Power Key.
- Scroll down to choose Yes – delete all user data.
- Confirm again using the Power Key.
- The phone will now be rebooting.
At this point, your phone will have been reset with an empty hard drive, which allows you to use the backup you made in order to restore all data and contacts. Now you can use your Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus i9105black as if it were brand new.