My S2 stops at the Samsung logo screen during boot. When I restart it, the same thing happens. My phone is using Android 4.0.4 (ICS), and it is not rooted. Please help me with this. Thanks in advance.

  • Why did this happen? Did you upgrade your phone? – geffchang Dec 26 '12 at 9:30
  • no its upgraded long time ago Google + stopped screen freeze i unplug buttery to restart after that its stopped at the logo screen not continuing – steevoo Dec 26 '12 at 9:34

Sometimes android goes into Fubar mode and the only way to get past it is to make a hard reset. This unfortunately deletes any data stored on the device but anything stored on the memory card will remain. Luckily there is a hardware hard reset mode.

A hard reset can be accomplished by doing the following things:

  1. Turn the power off. If your Samsung Galaxy S II is frozen, pull the battery out and reinsert it
  2. Hold the Volume Down button
  3. Press and release the Power button
  4. You are now presented with a menu that allows for Fastbook, Recovery, Clear Storage, and Simlock
  5. Select Clear Storage by pressing the Volume Down button
  6. Press and release the Power button
  7. Now simply confirm your decision: Volume Up for YES and Volume Down for NO

Some versions of samsung galaxy s2 require that you need to hold down volume down AND volume up to get into the menu.

Youtube video showing how it's done

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  • this what i did when i didnt find any help thx for post – steevoo Dec 26 '12 at 10:37
  • i will do that even i reset my phone before u write ur answer:) – steevoo Dec 27 '12 at 7:15

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