The advent of new technology in the manufacturing of cell phones has led to the production of top-notch, multitasking devices. The Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900V is a classic phone with enhanced features that makes good use of the Android operating system.
However, due to technological changes and long use, users of this cell phone may begin to experience some challenges. Connectivity may be compromised, leading to slow network connections and difficulty in making and receiving calls. The solution to such problems is to reset the Samsung S5 SM-G900V. By resetting the phone, you restore the functionality of this portable hard held device back to the settings it had prior to leaving the factory.
Other reasons that may necessitate a hard reset:
- You want to sell your device. This cell phone has an internal memory that stores relevant personal data. Therefore, it is wise to erase all the data prior to selling the phone. This will prevent the data from landing into the wrong hands
- You want to improve functionality. It is prudent to get rid of corrupted data stored in the internal memory as this could compromise the normal functionality of the phone, resulting in poor connectivity and call quality.
Note: during the process of resetting the phone, you will lose the following information; be sure to back up any data that you do not want lost:
- All the names, phone numbers, and email addresses saved in the phone book.
- Call records.
- Information stored in the internal memory such as pictures, images, and music.
How to Hard Reset Samsung S5 SM-900V
- Switch off the phone. Switching off the phone enables you to remove and then restore the battery back to its original position. This temporarily disrupts the flow of power to the device. Replace the back piece of the device.
- Press and hold the Volume Up key and Power button simultaneously. This will prompt the Android trademark to appear and turns on the phone. This process also switches on the phone.
- Press and hold the Volume Down key. This brings up the option to erase or restores factory settings.
- Press and hold the Volume Down key until the option OK By selecting OK, all data will be deleted and the device will be reset.
Press the power key and allow the phone to reboot and start.