Performing a Hard (Full) Reset on a Samsung Nexus S scLCD

A full reset is sometimes referred to as a hard reset. Perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs and data from RAM. A full reset deactivates the battery the power button does not function until the battery is reactivated.

Caution if you perform a full reset, your Samsung Nexus S scLCD returns to its default settings and looses all information that is not recorded in ROM.

To perform a hard reset:

  1. With the Nexus S scLCD switched off, press the Volume up and Power buttons. The Recovery menu will appear.
  2. In the Recovery menu select recovery using Volume down, then press Power to confirm.
  3. Your phone will reboot after the Andriod logo appears. if your phone doesn't reboot after a few minutes take out the battery and put back in.

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