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Should Factory Reset return the phone to the original version Android installed on it? [duplicate]

I tried factory resetting a Samsung Galaxy S6. To my surprise, it left Android 7.0 on it, and didn't reset it to Android 5, which is what was originally installed from the factory. Is this normal? ...
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Upgraded my phone from 1.6 to 2.2 Android version, if I restore "Factory Settings", which version it will be? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will factory resetting my device remove the Android upgrade? I upgraded my Galaxy 551 from 1.6 to 2.2 Android version some time ago with Samsung Kies, now I want to make a ...
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Will hard resetting my device remove the Android upgrade? [duplicate]

I have updated the samsung galaxy s4 OS from Kitkat to Lollipop using system update. Now I want to hard reset. Does anyone know that after the hard reset Lollipop OS remains or it reverts to Kitkat?
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What happens if I factory reset the phone after upgrading to Lollipop? [duplicate]

I have updated the OS from Kitkat to Lollipop using system update. Now I want to factory reset. Does anyone know that after the factory reset Lollipop OS remains or it reverts to Kitkat?
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Updated Android phone with Android N Beta, Will factory reset revert the OS version back? [duplicate]

I updated my Android phone with Android N using Android Beta Program, Now if I factory reset my phone, will it revert the OS version back to the old one?
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resetting my Nexus 7 [duplicate]

recently, I downloaded Android 5.0 on my nexus 7. I hate it, and want to reset my tablet. If I do, will that take me back to the original factory setting (4.1), and if so, can I upgrade to 4.4 kit kat?...
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Will a HTC hard reset also reset the firmware? [duplicate]

I am about to buy a second-hand HTC One S for development mucking around. The seller says it needs to have its firmware reset, but won't say why. I intend to hard reset it anyway and wipe everything. ...
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Nexus 4 factory reset [duplicate]

My nexus 4 originally came with android 4.2 JB. Since then I have gotten the 4.3 update. If i perform a factory reset sometime in the future will it go back to 4.2 or will the update be still in place....
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Will my Android device change to Gingerbread when I factory reset it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will factory resetting my device remove the Android upgrade? I have read over other people's questions and happened to stumble upon someone whose device had downgraded back to ...
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Is it safe to Factory Reset my tablet to improve performance? Will I lose the uninstallable apps?

I'm going to reset my Android tab because its internal memory is low. Is it safe to erase the system data of my android tablet (not rooted)? If I restore the factory setting of my Android, will the ...
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Jelly bean upgrading Problems

My new Samsung Galaxy Advance S is running with android Gingerbread. I am thinking to upgrade it to Jelly Bean. I am very new to Android devices. I have following basic questions Are there any known ...
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after factory reset can nexus get lollipop through ota?

I use nexus 4 which got updated to lollipop on 27th Nov via ota . the thing is the phone got reset by mistake n it again came back to jellybean will it get the update again through ota ?? Or is there ...
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