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How to master reset Samsung SGH-i917 Focus
Reset instructions for Samsung SGH-i917 Focus


Performing a Soft Reset

To perform a soft reset, power the device off and back on.


Performing a Hard Reset

To perform a hard reset, remove and re-insert the battery.


Performing a Master Reset

The device will be set back to factory settings; all data stored on the device will be lost. The device may not be functional for up to 15 minutes after a master reset is performed. 


  1. From the Start screen, slide to the App menu, or tap the icon with right arrow in the center of a circle on top right.
  2. Flick to and tap Settings.
  3. Flick to and tap About.
  4. Flick to and tap Reset your phone.
  5. A confirmation message will be displayed. Tap Yes. NOTE: The device will automatically reset and may not function for up to 15 minutes following the master reset.



Warning!: While reset/restore operation under process, you are advised not to remove your battery until the operation is completed and cellphone restarts otherwise phone damage may occur.
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