How to Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT -I9082

Couple of months back one of my friend bought a Samsung Galaxy Grand duos and he is very well excited towards pattern lock. He frequently changes the pattern and finally confused and forgot the actual pattern to unlock the mobile. Here starts the new drama, he rushed to me with lot of panic in his face and he is half dead. He said somehow smartphone is locked due to too many failed pattern attempts and now we don’t have access to settings tab to perform a soft refresh. If you’re in same situation, you can do a hard reset to get your Samsung Galaxy Grand to normal condition.

Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Grand

Why Should you Reset Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT -I9082

If your mobile is locked due to any reason and lost access to your home screen, then there is no other way to get rid of the problem. You should hard reset Samsung galaxy grand. However there are few coding tricks to reset the pattern lock via cmd prompt, but it may wont work in all conditions. So hard reset is the best option to finish the task

Try this at your own risk, All data will get wiped out and you can’t recover it unless you have a backup

Hard Reset Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos

This is simple and easy process to hard reset Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos. There are many ways to do this process but in case if you lost access to settings options, then following this method is simple and best option. To hard reset Samsung Galaxy Grand easily, follow below steps carefully

Also Read: How to move data from Phone memory to Micro SD card in Galaxy Grand Duos

Samsung Galaxy Grand Buttons

  1. First Switch off the mobile using power button
  2. Press and hold Volume up, Home button and Power button simultaneously for few seconds
  3. Wait until you see Android logo on your screen, once Android logo appears on the screen; leave all three buttons immediately
  4. As you are now in recovery mode, Touch screen will fail to work, you must make use of Volume keys to move the selection up to down and Home button to make the selection.
  5. Now using volume keys, high-lite Wipe Data/Factory Reset and press home button to select it.
  6. In next page, select Delete all user data
  7. Reboot your mobile and setup it as new smartphone.

Also Read: How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos

That’s it, you have successfully done the process of hard rest Samsung galaxy grand duos and now you can use it a new mobile and next time pay more attention while using pattern lock.

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  1. Tanvir says:

    After installing CWD & root my GT I9082 now I can’t entering recovery mode /giving hard reset. please help me

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