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    Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    I know that factory reset removes all the installed apps from your mobile but want to know whether it also removes the contact list as i am planning to do a reset to my phone as it has started hanging too much.

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    ankit.kr ankit.kr is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello, the ans to your question is yes.If you want to save the contact make a back up on memory card.After reset you can restore them. Hope that helps .Thanks

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Good Evening Friend,

    It totally depends on what kind of contact you are having.
    There are 2 types of contact
    1 ) Phone memory contacts
    2) Google Contacts
    phone contacts will be erased out as it is stored in the phone memory and you will not get it
    And the google contacts are synced with gmail account so even if you do factory reset , you can get it back after signing to your google account
    So please check it out that each and every number are there in the google account before doing factory reset.

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    Victor Creed Victor Creed is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I know that factory reset removes all the installed apps from your mobile but want to know whether it also removes the contact list as i am planning to do a reset to my phone as it has started hanging too much.
    Hello friend,

    As the name itself says, factory reset restores your device to its factory defaults.
    So it will delete all your settings, applications, accounts, messages, contacts and bring your device to an out-of-the-box condition.
    Although it does not delete SD card data, it can also be selected while performing factory reset.

    But even though you are doing a factory reset, you don't have to worry about about your contacts.
    If your device is linked with your Gmail account, select to backup your device to it.
    Go to settings > account ans sync > select your account and choose the Auto-sync box.
    As a result, all your contacts will be synced with your Gmail account.
    So whenever you perform a factory reset and then login with your Gmail account, you contacts will be auto-synced.

    Hope it helps,
    Regards!

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Well...
    Factory reset will delete all your data available in phone memory. !!
    So the contacts stored in phone memory will be deleted...!!
    If they ade in SIM memory...
    You dont need to worry...about it...!!

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Yes, If you do factor reset then it will delete all the data including your contact
    list. But it can not delete the contact that is saved in your Sin card. It delete
    Contacts from phone memory only but not from Sim card.

    To save your contacts and other data you should make a backup before the factory
    restore. You can also save your phone contact to your sim card. Tool for transfaring
    to Sim card is available in almost all the phone.

    you can also make a backup in your memory card. Hence in factory restore you can do
    two type of factory restore. one for only your phone memory and other is including
    your memory card. So make a backup in memory card and prform factory reset in only
    phone memory on phone.

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    Apurva Apurva is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Yes factory reset will delete all phone data in phone memry,so its batter to take back up
    of your all dataTitanium app is gud backup app,you can simply download it and take back up.
    One more FActory reset don't delete your Sim cad memory so you don't need to warry about it.

    Thanks!!!

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Factory reset will delete everything from your mobile.Contact,message,songs etc.So,backup is important.If you have back up then it won't effect even after factory reset.Lots of backup app is available or you can also give your all contact to Gmail account.Even if you do factory reset it won't delete any contact.You just need to synchronize your google account with your gmail.Best to do is to install the back up from Google Play store.

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Yes off course, the Contact list get deleted when you do factory reset.Request you to take a backup or transfer the contact to your SIM memory for the contact to be safe.

    After the Factory reset you can restore your contact again

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello Friend,
    When you do Factory Reset in your phone all the memory will be erased or if you don't want to lose your Contact list then save it in your SD card because things in memory card will not be affected........!!!!!!!
    *thank you*

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    dear friend........
    yes,, when factory reset is done the contact list is deleted.........if you want the contact list then save it in your sd card because the sd will not be effected
    thank you

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello,
    When you do a factory reset , all the files and folders present on your mobile gets deleted,so your contacts present in your phone memory will be deleted.You should first:-
    make back up
    remove sd card


    Hope it helped
    Regards
    Navneet

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello Friend,

    Since the Factory Resetting of your Android Phone affects the Phone Memory,all the contacts anddata saved on the Phone Memory will be lost.However all the contacts saved with Google account would be kept safe.

    If you want to keep your Contacts on the Phone safe you can take a backup of your Phone before doing a factory reset using any Android Backup app like "Mobile Backup II" and "Titanium Backup."

    Hope It Helps!

    Thanks and visit again

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello Friend,,,,,,,,
    Yes factory reset will delete all phone data in your memory
    If you dont want to lose your contact list then save it in your sd card.
    Beacuse memory card will not be effected,,
    Thank you,,,,

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hi there,

    Dear, FACTORY RESET deletes all the PRIVATE DATA stored in the internal memory of the device.
    It includes APPS, CONTACTS, MESSAGES and other files etc.

    That is why it is always preferred to use some BACKUP apps to take backup of the device before performing this operation.

    The apps are available in the GOOGLE PLAY STORE and can be downloaded from there for FREE.

    The two most popular BACKUP apps are:

    1)TITANIUM BACKUP

    2)MOBILE BACKUP II

    These two apps can be downloaded for FREE from the PLAY STORE.



    Hope it helps!!

    Regards!!

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I know that factory reset removes all the installed apps from your mobile but want to know whether it also removes the contact list as i am planning to do a reset to my phone as it has started hanging too much.
    hi friend,


    if you want to do factory reset then it is very easy to do this but it deletes all the
    installed applications , WIDGETS , contacts and message that are in the
    phone memory .....

    so if you want to save the contacts from deleting then download a third party
    application for making the backup of contacts , messages and applications ....

    you can download any of these written below:

    Titanium Backup ★ root
    App Backup & Restore
    SMS Backup & Restore
    Backup Assistant Plus (phone)
    AppMonster Free Backup Restore

    and many more .....

    hope this will help you ....


    best of luck....

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Factor data reset will format the internal memory of the phone.

    Everything stored in the internal memory will be erased.

    Please backup all the data present in it before you perform a Factory Data reset.

    The settings will be restored to their default values.

    The SMS stored in the phone will be erased.

    The Phone logs will be erased.

    The Apps along with the app data will be deleted.

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello friend,


    I will help you to solve your problem,don't worry just follow as i say.

    1.Firstly the answer for your question is absolutely Yes.

    2.In order to get rid of that problem you will need to backup your data.

    3.If you would back up your data then there will be no problem.

    4.But if you don't want all the data except your contacts then do follow this method.

    5.Try to export your contacts to SIM card or to the Memory card.

    That's it by following the above mentioned steps your problem will get solved for sure.

    All the best.............................................


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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hi friend,
    Yes of course the contact details with be deleted after factory reset..So try to backup your files before factory reset..You can use "My Backup Pro" or "Titanium backup" apps from the android market for backup the files..After then do the factory reset
    1.Go to the Menu

    2.Tap on the "Settings"

    3.Now tap on the "Privacy"

    4.There tap "Factory Data Reset"

    5.Now tap on "Reset Phone"

    6.Finally tap "Erase everything" to complete the process

    You can restore the files that you backup before factory reset using those apps

    Thank you!!!

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hi friends....

    Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List


    follow the steps to solve it----

    yes,the factory reset delete the contact list.....

    1st==open the home page from the device.

    2nd==select the Settings option

    3rd==click on the Privacy option.

    4th==press the Factory Data Reset option.

    5th==tap the Reset Phone option.

    6th==press the Erase everything option .

    7th==now it is done.







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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Whenever you need for Factory Reset first of all you are to keep in mind to protect your contact lists,so before doing the action Factory Reset you are to save your contract lists by use of "My Back Up Pro".Next you can do factory reset comfortably.After doing Reset you can easily restore all your previous contacts.

    Thank You,

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hi friends....

    Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List


    ==>>Factory reset will delete everything from the set.
    ==>>like---Contact,message,songs etc.

    ==>>Back up is very essential for the set.
    ==>>you also give your all contact to Gmail account.

    ==>>you do factory reset it won't delete any contact.
    ==>>need to synchronize your Google account with your G-mail.

    ==>>you also install the back up from Google Play store.

    ==>>now solve the problem.

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Yes, If you do factor reset then it will delete all the data including your contact
    list. But it can not delete the contact that is saved in your Sin card. It delete
    Contacts from phone memory only but not from Sim card.

    To save your contacts and other data you should make a backup before the factory
    restore. You can also save your phone contact to your sim card. Tool for transfaring
    to Sim card is available in almost all the phone.

    you can also make a backup in your memory card. Hence in factory restore you can do
    two type of factory restore. one for only your phone memory and other is including
    your memory card. So make a backup in memory card and prform factory reset in only
    phone memory on phone.

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Factory reset definitely deletes your contacts list But Not all !!!!

    After doing Factory Reset --->

    =>> the phone contacts which will be deleted

    (this includes contacts stored in the internal memory of the phone)

    =>>the sim contacts(stored in the sim card memory) are not deleted

    =>>the Google contacts or Facebook contacts are temporarily deleted from the phone,

    but these will be retrieved again as you log in to the respective accounts from the phone again

    Important Point : So it is important to back up the phone contacts and other data before resetting the phone

    because the other contacts can be retrieved back or remain un-deleted but the Phone Contacts gets DELETED on resetting

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    hello..

    factory reset means it will erase all the data like messages,contacts,applications...
    before doing factory reset you should back up your data...
    this will help you alot...
    there are many applications available in google market...
    which will help you to store your data...
    titanium app..
    back up ll...
    AS YOU WILL FACTORY RESET...
    contacts saved on sim will be safe..
    but the contacts which you have stored on phone will be deleted..

    thanks..

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    Re: Does Factory Reset also Deletes the Contact List?

    Hello Dear,


    YES, a factory reset will make everything of your phone deleted. It includes your installed apps, games and other features. With that, it also delete your all saved contacts.

    So,its better to make a back up of important apps & contacts for future use. Making your phone reset, will be like your phone which is been purchased.


    Here is the process for making a factory reset :





    Thank You..............

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