Hard reset Samsung Galaxy Discover SCH-R740C via Hardware Keys

Performing hard reset Samsung Galaxy Discover SCH-R740C via External Hardware keys buttons by Entering Android System Recovery.  Before you do a hard reset you should try first to do a soft reset . If you have to do a soft reset and did not resolve the problem , you can do a hard reset .

Some of the reasons to do a hard reset , your equipment does not work properly even if you have to do a soft reset . You are strongly encouraged to do a hard reset if you are going to sell or give your equipment to other people , to protect your personal data .

You need to remember that doing a hard reset will erase all your data including internal data and external ( memory card) . Make sure before doing a hard reset to back up your data , do a hard reset after the data can not be taken back because the data is permanently erased .

Hard reset can be done in several ways , through the Settings menu , via hardware in case you can not access the Settings menu and the third way to enter code code , this means including the extreme way in which you have a code to enter the code and execute it , it will not no confirmation and choice at all .

    1. Turn off the device
    2. Remove the battery about 10 second and reinsert, remove sim card and sd card
    3. Press dan hold Volume Up button and Power Button simultaneously till the screen turns up and Samsung logo blinks for two times.
    4. Then release the power key but keep the Volume Up key pressed till you see Android system recovery screen.
    5. select wipe data / factory reset using Volume Down key to highlight.
    6. Press home key ( some devices work using power key ).
    7. select reboot system now
    8. Press home key ( some devices work using power key ).

Warning! All data will be erased from device memory, including system and application data, settings and downloaded applications. Back up your important data. The device will restore to factory settings.


  1. wireless rep

    use power button to select, not home key.

  2. miriah

    Thank you so much. It was very helpful.

  3. Ok I did a hard reset & reboot then it went to the cricket screen & got stuck there.

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