When Samsung S3 mini is not working well like forget the password, slow charging, Mobile Hang or screen freezes, etc., after that, you have to Hard Reset, or Factory reset mobile. You must take back up of your mobile before doing hard reset or factory reset because it will wipe out your all data from your Samsung S3 mini mobile.

Before Doing Hard Reset Read Also: All Things You Need to Know before Hard Reset or Factory Reset

Samsung S3 mini Hard Reset or Factory Reset or Unresponsive S3 mini

Hard reset will wipe all of the data on the internal storage, such as downloads, ringtones, images, apps, contacts, and Video, etc. Follow these steps to hard reset Samsung S3 mini mobile:

  1. First of all, make a backup of your mobile. If you have activated “Anti Theft” in your mobile, then you need Google login details for hard reset Samsung S3 mini.
  2. Switch Off your Mobile.
  3. Now, Press Volume Up, Home and Power Key at a time.S3 mini Hard Reset - S3 mini Factory Reset, Recovery, Unlock Pattern
  4. You will Logo on your screen then release these keys now press Volume Down Key until you select “wipe data/factory reset.”
  5. Now press the Power Key button to select the above option.
  6. Again press Volume Down key to select the option “Yes — delete all user data.”
  7. Press Power key button to select the above option.
  8. It will hard reset your S3 mini mobile and screen will show “Reboot system now.”
  9. Now press the power button to restart your mobile.

Samsung S3 mini Soft Reset

  1. Make a Backup of Mobile data. If you have activated “Anti Theft” in your mobile, then you need Google login details for hard reset Samsung S3 mini.
  2. Press “Home” Button and Select “Apps” icon.
  3. Select “Settings > Cloud and accounts.”
  4. Tap on “Backup and reset.”
  5. If you want to select “Back up my data,” move slider On or Off.
  6. If you want to select “Restore,” move slider On or Off.
  7. Again go back to “Settings.”
  8. Tap on “Reset >Factory data reset.”
  9. Again Tap on “Reset.”
  10. If you have screen lock or Pin is enabled, then you have to enter that.
  11. Tap on Continue. Tap on “Delete All”
  12. It will soft reset S3 mini and mobile will restart now.

 Specification of S3 mini Mobile

S3 mini Hard Reset - S3 mini Factory Reset, Recovery, Unlock Pattern
OS VersionAndroid 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Performance1.0 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9
Weight111.5 g
Memory8 GB
Expandable MemoryUp to 32 GB
RAM1 GB
SIM TypeMini-SIM
ConnectivityWi-Fi – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth – 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE, aptX, GPS – Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Radio – Stereo FM radio, RDS, USB-microUSB 2.0
Display4.0 inches
Resolution480 x 800 pixels
BuildPlastic body
Front CameraVGA
Rear Camera5 MP
Battery1500 mAh
ColorsWhite, Blue, Titan Gray, Amber Brown, Garnet Red, Onyx Black

 

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