I have deleted some preloaded apps. If I restore mobile (Factory reset)

  • Will the preloaded apps be restored?
  • Will my device remain rooted or will I lose root?

Device: Samsung Galaxy Note 1 (GT N7000)


2 Answers 2


There are two parts to your question

  1. Factory Reset.

a) Factory reset removes user data including apps installed by the user on phone. Since your device is rooted, you can see that everything in /data and /data/data will be wiped.

b) Factory reset does not flash stock ROM. Since you have deleted preloaded apps, they will not be restored. If you want them restored, you have to flash stock ROM

To understand more about factory reset, please read this

Factory reset to restore performance? What are the disadvantages?

  1. Root. You will not lose root on factory reset. Your phone will remain rooted

Please read this post to understand more Can I safely do a factory reset without losing root?

Further, unrooting will also not being back deleted apps

Please read this Will un-rooting return stock apps

Additional Information on reverting to stock ROM (asked by OP in comments)

How can I flash stock ROM?

  • how can I flash stack rom???? Commented Dec 21, 2015 at 12:48
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Your phone will be unrooted and apps will install again.

  • and how can I root it again??? Commented Dec 21, 2015 at 12:26
  • @AliHamzaNoon you can root it again if you know how.
    – Andrew T.
    Commented Dec 21, 2015 at 13:42
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    A factory reset will not unroot you. Commented Dec 21, 2015 at 17:09

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