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TL;DR If you sign in to the device after the reset with the Google account which had been used for the backup (the primary Google account usually), the contacts which had been backed up will get restored. Longer version with source: I'll keep this short and to the point, as most of it has already been discussed here in @RyanConrad's answer, a relevant ...


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Guess what I was running out of time and did factory reset again and din't do any of things told like clearing cache, data for market this time and within 15 minutes market got updated to Play store. Only change is I connected it over data than over wifi to internet.


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its simple, you would lose all the data in the phone memory. All the apps you installed would be gone. plus, the messages from the inbox would also be wiped.


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TL;DR Everything will be erased. Explination While each device may handle a factory reset differently, they are meant to do just that, return the device to how it was when it came from the factory. This usually means deleting all data on the device, including apps, musics, photos, downloads, etc. Some device may not automatically erase an SD card, instead ...


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This link shows the exact clicks for factory reset without a screen: http://visihow.com/Is_there_a_way_to_reset_a_Samsung_Galaxy_Note_3_without_the_screen


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Well have samsung phones have this bug in which you go to boot loop in almost every reboot session. I also faced so i luckly have an solution and see if it works. Just turn off the phone completely , remove battery and wait for a minute or two put the battery back in and start the phone. this started my phone correctly as it was previously stuck on black ...


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It's because the files within the com.koushikdutta.backup/files are deleted whenever 1) you uninstall helium backup or 2) phone is factory reset. If those files are missing, helium backup will fail to recognize any of your backups, even if they exist and is easily restorable. Requiring those files to exist in order to restore backups is honestly quite a ...


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Hope it's not too late... You should try another button instead of power button. The power button doesn't work on my phone either, but in my phone, it makes me press "Home" to make a choice.


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If your phone is truly unrecoverable, your last resort would be to back up your phone with Samsung Smart Switch in Backup and Reset option in Settings, then resetting the whole phone (Also in Backup and reset) to factory new. This will get rid of everything, and so should only be used as a last resort. Otherwise, state the symptoms you see on your phone, we ...



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