A Complete Guide To Factory Resetting A Galaxy Note 4

Last updated: August 3, 2020.

Factory Resetting A Galaxy Note 4

If you are an Android power user in possession of a Samsung Galaxy Note 4, chances are good that you’ve already tweaked it a bit by rooting, installing custom ROMs and installing custom recovery.  Chances are also good that your device is lagging a bit now due to all the customizations you’ve done.  The way to fix this is to perform a factory reset on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4.  In this post, we’re going to show you how to do just that.

Before we begin, you’re going to need to backup everything on that is now on your Samsung Galaxy Note 4.  Make a Nandroid Backup.

Also, you will need to get into the Samsung Galaxy Note 4’s recovery mode.  You can do so by pressing and holding the volume up, power and home buttons at the same time.  When you see the Recovery UI let go of the buttons.

Got all that? Let’s proceed with the factory reset then.

How to factory reset the Samsung Galaxy Note 4:

  1. Power Off your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 completely. How do you know it’s powered off completely? Wait till it vibrates.
  2. Boot into the Recovery Mode of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 now. When in Recovery mode, you can navigate by using the volume up and down keys. To make a selection, you can use the power button.
  3. Navigate to and then select the option ‘Factory Data/Reset’. After choosing that option, confirm by selecting ‘Ok’.
  4. Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will reboot now, this could take a while so just be patient.
  5. When your device boots completely, you will have a factory reset Galaxy Note 4.

Have you factory reset your Galaxy Note 4?

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